The computer may be multiple hard drives , divided into logical sections.For ease of identification drives and logical partitions are assigned letters from A to Z, the user can change them at will.Furthermore, each CD may be given the most suitable name.
If your computer has one disk, then it is usually assigned to the letter C. This is convenient, because the default is on the C drive is the operating system.To change that letter does not mean you can get an inoperative or encounter problems when you run the software already installed.
letters all other drives can be changed.To change, open the "Start" - "Control Panel" - "Administrative Tools" - "Computer Management."In the left column of the window that opens, select "Disk Management."
In the window you will see a list of drives and graphical representation.Click the appropriate drive, right-click and select the context menu item "Change Drive Letter and Paths."In the new window to pick up any free drive letter
, and save your changes.
In that case, if you, for example, want to rename the drive F to D, but this letter is already belongs to another disk, rename the D drive in any other, and vacant assign drive letter F.
Not only can you change the drive letter, and its name is displayed in the "Explorer".Open "My Computer", click any drive right mouse button and select "Rename".For example, if the selected disk you are playing, you can call it a "Games" or the Game.If it is a data disk, you should be fine options such as "Data" or "Files."You computer may attend discs: "Photo", "Music", "software", "Archive" and others.
Some users create a separate section, which keep all the files have lost their relevance,but still can be useful in some situations.The name of the disk of the appropriate - "Dump", "Miscellaneous", "old files", "Salvage", etc.- In this case, it all depends on the imagination of the user.The name change does not lead to drive change in the letters.
Even if your computer is only one physical disk, it is recommended to divide it into several logical.Select the disk with enough small amount - such as 50 GB.That's enough for the operating system and installed programs.All other files are stored in the other sections, it will greatly enhance their safety.Even better, if your system has two or more physical hard disk: duplicating the important information, you will minimize the risk of loss.