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Doomed_to_a_pathetic_computer

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I'm trying to hook up a new hard drive, and I expected it to be placed as D: drive, but Windows goofed and made it last on my long list of storage devices and made it an H: drive. I tried removing stuff, it still says H: when there is no D, E, F or G drive. How do I get Windows to see it as D?
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Fenor

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Hi Doomed_to_a_pathetic_computer!

Go to START-->RUN and type compmgmt.msc and click OK. In the new window that appears, click on Disk Management under the STORAGE heading. Now in the right pane, locate your H drive listed there and right click it and choose Change Drive Letter and Paths.... In the new window that appears, click on the CHANGE button. Another window will appear. In the pull-down menu where it currently shows H:, change it to whatever drive letter you want it to be. Then click OK. You will receive a warning about changing the drive letter, that programs may not work, etc... Just click OK/YES to any of these warnings because they do not apply to you since it is a new drive with nothing on it. Click OK to any other windows that are still open and also close the Computer Management windows. Now go to MY COMPUTER and your new drive should be listed as the drive you selected it to be.

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Edited by Fenor, 10 December 2006 - 08:58 AM.

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Thanks for the help, but I think the hard drive ate itself before I could try it, heh.
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