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[Tip] How to control drive letters to 25 external HDs simultaneously   [Tip]

By: Ron Metzger       
Date: Jul 28,2014 at 18:19
In Response to: [Tip] How to control drive letters to 25 external HDs simultaneously (Ron Metzger)

> > > I connected the drives progressively to my PC. They each mounted
> > as E:
> > > drive. I used SUBST to map the drives to different drive letters
> > > including non-existent floppy drives A: and B: and the DVD drive
> D:.
> >
> > Is there any way to get a USB drive to mount as a chosen drive letter
> > automatically?
>
> Yes, but rather manual setup.
>
> After inserting the USB drive, right-click on (My-)Computer and select
> 'Manage'
> Under 'Computer Management' -> 'Storage' select 'Disk Management'
>
> Locate the currently installed USB drive and in the lower panel,
> right-click this drive (partition) and select 'Change Drive Letters and
> Paths...'
>
> The current Drive Letter should be shown. Select 'Change' and in the
> drop-down select the drive letter you want to assign.
>
> Wash, Rinse, Repeat.
>
> If Windows is behaving normally, the next time that USB drive is
> inserted, the last drive letter definition should return. Windows is a
> bit schizophrenic at times, so you will need to keep an eye on the drive
> letters and adjust them if they change.
>
> Ron Metzger

David Bullock beat me to it!

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