Names drives are assigned automatically by the operating system, using the Latin alphabet.the letter "C" is usually reserved for the system disk, then the order of names of local and removable.To change the drive letter you must perform the following steps.
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Please note that if you make a mistake in the parameters of the system registry when you change the system disk in the Registry Editor, or other means, it can cause serious problems that can be correctedOnly with the help of reinstalling the operating system Windows.Therefore, be extremely careful.Before you change the drive letter, make a backup of the state of your system and data stored on computer.
Restart the operating system, log in with administrator privileges.Start the registry editor by clicking "Start", select "Run" and type in the command Regedt32.exe.
Go to the registry in accordance with this path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / SYSTEM, then go to the section MountedDevices.Open the
"Security" and select the item "Permissions".Set for a group of "Administrators" full access rights, after all, perform the following steps will be necessary to restore rights.
Exit.Similarly, run Regedit.exe.Go to the registry under the following path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / SYSTEM, select the partition / MountedDevices, find the parameter that contains the letter required to assign drive.For example, DosDevices / C.Call the context menu option, select "Rename".You can specify the drive letter that is not currently used in the system, for example Z.
find the setting that corresponds to the drive letter you want to change, for example, / DosDevices / D.Right-click the parameter, select "Rename".Specify a name with a new drive letter, for example, / DosDevices / C.Next, open the context menu on the parameter / DosDevices / Z, by renaming name it DosDevices / D.
Exit Regedit and restart the program Regedt32.exe with the command "Run" in the main menu.Return the pre-existing option to permit the group "Administrators", as a rule, is set to "Read Only".