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change display icon order

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    WINDOWS 8 pro

    change display icon order

    hello i have win 8.1 pro x64.i want to know if i can change the display order of disks icons manually.usually the c drive appears first(from left to right),second cdrom icon and next the external drives.can i change that with drag and drop?(i remember that i can do it in vista)

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    Windows 7 x64/ Windows 8.1 x64
    Last edited by Brink; 05 Mar 2014 at 14:10. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Gold Coast (Australia)
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    Windows 8.1 x64

    You could use Computer Management/Disk Management to change your drive letters. If you were to make the CD Rom D: it would appear after C: and so on ...
    Remember that if your folders or installations are drive dependent you will need to reassign your settings

    e.x. If I had my documents folder customized to the E: Drive and I change the E: Drive letter to G: Drive, then I would have to tell Documents folder that is where it now lives.
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