How to change the drive letter in Windows 10, DVD and USB drives?
You can also in Windows 10 change drive letters, for DVD and USB drives or add and remove Paths, and also for external hard drives and media!
See also: ► Startup folder in Windows 10 ► Auto-login without a password ► Paint in Windows 10 ◄
1.) Changing the drive letter of the DVD drive on Windows 10!
You can quite easily change the path or the drive letter of the DVD / CD drive via the Disk Management.
(... see Image-1 Arrow 1 to 6) this is the Solution via diskmgmt.msc command!
| (Image-1) change the drive letter in Windows 10!
2.) Changing the drive letter of the Windows 10 USB stick!
Essentially the same solution, only the right-click on the appropriate partition in Windows 10 Disk Management. External media can have multiple partitions, and multiple drive letters or paths. (... see Image-2)
| (Image-2) Change the HDD partition letter / path on Windows 10!
3.) Problems when changing the drive letter under Windows 10!
Maybe you have a paging file on this disk and Windows does not allows you to change the letter. You can disable the paging file, reboot, change the letter, and re-enable paging. Or you can move it to another disk, restart it, and try to change the letter again.
Information about the paging file: ► Customizing the pagefile.sys in Windows 10 (paging file)!
A Example how to change the drive letter in Windows, regardless of whether it is an additional partition with a movie / program archive, such as an USB flash drive or a removable hard disk. Only for the system partition, typically the drive C, you can not change the letter. The solution is written for: Windows 10 (Redstone 4 & 5), 8.1, 8, 7: Pro, Home, Enterprise, Basic, Premium, Professional, Starter, Ultimate, Windows-Server 2016, 2012, 2008, but you can use it to earlier versions of the windows operating system.
FAQ 92: Updated on: July 9th 2018 04:40
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