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Posted on Apr 20, 2016 in Backup, Supplemental Backup Tutorials | 0 comments

Changing drive letters on Windows 10 PCs

Need to change drive letters on your Windows 10 PC? Removable drives causing headaches with constantly changing letters? In this short video tutorial, we show you how you can change or reassign drive letters in Windows 10. It is occasionally necessary to do this if you work with removable drives because any automatic backup you create will expect the drive to be on the same drive letter assignment as last time.

Not using Windows 10? Tutorials on how to change drive letters in older versions of Windows are also available. For Windows XP, click here. For Windows Vista, 7 and 8, click here.

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Additional notes

Remember that if you have installed any programs to your drive and the drive letter changes (either by your doing or by Windows) then programs installed on that drive will probably not work correctly until the drive letter is changed back.

If another drive has taken the drive letter you need, you must first reassign that drive to a new letter, before you can assign the letter to another drive.

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