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Drive Letters, will they be overwritten or reassigned?

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Best Answer FreeBooter , 29 November 2016 - 11:25 AM

You don't have to worry about Windows assigning new drive letters this will not affect any data store on drives you will be accessing the drives as normal. Even you can assign drive letter to any d... Go to the full post »


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JoyfulNoise

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Hey Everyone,

Good day to all of you!

I bought 2 new 3tb WD My Books that I will getting next week. First, the two that I have currently have a Drive letter of E and F. I am doing a wipe and a clean install of Windows 10 pro x64 once I get the new drives. After the wipe and clean install, I will be plugging one at a time the new HDD's. Once I start plugging in the hard drives I had previously what will happen? Does windows reassign them automatically the drive letters or will they override the new drives? Because I don't want them to override the new hard drives.

Thank you for your help and assistance!


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You don't have to worry about Windows assigning new drive letters this will not affect any data store on drives you will be accessing the drives as normal. Even you can assign drive letter to any drive from Disk Management console.


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You don't have to worry about Windows assigning new drive letters this will not affect any data store on drives you will be accessing the drives as normal. Even you can assign drive letter to any drive from Disk Management console.

Thank you FreeBooter for help. This information was helpful. I understand now. Thank you!


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You are very welcome JoyfulNoise!


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