[thelist] Re: harddrive letters

David Prowak prowak at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 11 10:52:29 CST 2001


To echo what someone already suggested, using
Partition Magic will solve your problems.


--- Cedric Wooding <cedric at torchbox.com> wrote:
> Ron,
> maybe if you read my mail in full you would realise
> that I am using WIN98.
> Yes this is what the help file says, and yes I tried
> it. However with a
> fixed hard drive it is not possible to change the
> drive letters using this
> method. I have looked under all the regular
> resources, I am in my 2nd week
> of searching for an answer to my question. I
> wouldn't usually ask this type
> of question on Evolt, but I was at my wits end.
> Joshua,
> I have tried to use FDISK, but can't see which
> function it is that I want.
> None of them are obviously "change the drive
> letters". I can't find any help
> documentation on FDISK.
> thanks though - I'll persevere
> <tip>
> read e-mails fully, follow the thread and don't give
> arsey out comments when
> you don't know the full situation.
> </tip>
> Cedric
> yes stupid arsey people bug me...
> >If you had used the Help section instead of
> expecting us to do your work
> you
> >would have found this:
> >
> >To change the drive letter assignment for a disk or
> CD-ROM drive
> >
> >Open the System Properties dialog box.
> >Click the Device Manager tab.
> >Click the plus sign next to the type of drive, and
> then double-click the
> >disk or CD-ROM drive for which you want to change
> the letter.
> >Click the Settings tab.
> >Under Reserved drive letters, change the drive
> letter assignment.
> >Notes
> >You can also open the System Properties dialog box
> by clicking Start,
> >pointing to Settings, clicking Control Panel, and
> then double-clicking
> >System.
> >If the option to change the drive letter assignment
> is unavailable, you
> >cannot change the drive letter.
> >
> ><tip>
> >Use your local resources before you ask questions
> on thelist... I simply
> >opened the help and typed in drive and viol there's
> the answer....
> ></tip>
> >
> >Ron
> >Yes, lazy people bug me....
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