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CDR-W drive letter

By Obersturnbanfuhrer ·
I just bought a new pc with Windows XP Pro installed. The OS is installed in drive C [NTFS vol]. I've create 3 new FAT32 partition using PartitionMagic 7 Pro on the 40GB HDD [10GB each]. The problem is like this: CDR-W drive was initially as drive D, but when the new partitions are created, the CDR-W stays as a D, the FAT32 partitions only start as a E,F,G. There's no option to "readdress drive" available in PM7Pro for a CDR-W [only for ordinary CDR drive]. I would like to "push" the CDR-W drive letter to G; and the HDD partitions to be in C,D,E,F. Could anyone help me please.

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by Maelgwyn In reply to CDR-W drive letter

This has nothing to do with PM. The problem isa with the Logical Drive Manager (In the computer management MMC). To fix it, use the Disk amnagement (right click on my computer, then manage) and right click on the device that you want to change. Click edit, and move the drop down box.

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by Obersturnbanfuhrer In reply to CDR-W drive letter

cool... thanks a lot Maelgwyn.

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by Still_learning In reply to CDR-W drive letter

If answer 1 does not work, I have had luck with the following. Shut down the computer, open the case and disconnect the cables to the CD/RW drive and restart the computer. The partitions should show up as C:, , E: and F:. Shut down the computer and reconnect the CD/RW drive and restart the computer. The CD/RW drive should now be G:. Hope this helps.

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by Obersturnbanfuhrer In reply to CDR-W drive letter

i've tried this method b4 posting this question.i've to reinstall the cdr-w. i've to reboot twice... i got 8 pc to reconfigure...tedious.

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by eXtreme Mo In reply to CDR-W drive letter

Answer 1 should work, alternatively, in Device Manager simply uninstall the CDRW and then in the Disk management mmc reset your hard drive letters. Reboot. Your CDRW will take the next available drive letter.

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by Obersturnbanfuhrer In reply to CDR-W drive letter

cool...thanks. but the points goes to Maelgwyn.

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by Obersturnbanfuhrer In reply to CDR-W drive letter

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