How to Change Drive Letter in Windows 8 – While we are talking about Windows 8 customization then how can we forget about hard disk customization? Yes now make windows 8 more customizable.
I am very excited about Win 8 Release Preview. Recently I have changed my hard disk name and it’s alphabet letter. Now we can be more flexible regarding modifications of windows operating system. Here you will learn Windows8 Tricks about making your operating system more easier.
Modifying Hard Disk Letter in Windows 8
1Rename Hard Disk: Here we will learn two basic things related to hard disk customization. First we will change it’s name. and second we will change it’s alphabet letter. So first rename to your hard disk.
- Double click on your computer.
- A window will be open with all the hard disk partition.
- Right click on any of the partition to rename it.
- Choose “Rename” option from context menu.
- Rename it and press enter. Done
2Change Drive Letter: Changing alphabet of the drive is little bit hard comparing to renaming it on Windows 8. But if you will follow the steps carefully then you will be able to modify it very easily.
- First of all take your mouse to the “Start” button and Click on “Search” option. (Make sure don’t click on start button)
- Now Type “Disk” in the search box and hit on Settings under Search box of Windows 8.
- Choose “Create and Format Hard disk Partitions” options from results.
- Now Disk Management tool will be open. Right click on any of the hard disk partition and Choose “Change Drive Letter” option from the context menu.
- A dialog box will be open. Click on Change button from bottom.
- Choose the alphabet and press OK button. Confirm it. Done
3Modifying in Windows 7: Click on Start button and type “Disk Management” as you will finished your writing a search result will be appear there “Create and Format Hard disk Partitions”. Choose it and follow other steps as in screenshot. You can follow same procedure in Windows XP, Vista and other operating system similar to Microsoft Disk help desk.
Rehana Shaikh is author of How to Change Drive Letter in Windows 8.