Published on October 13th, 2012 | by Divyansh4
Easy steps to change the Drive Letter in Windows 7,8,Vista,XP
Are you planning to change the drive letter of your disk drive or are adding a new Hard-Disk Drive or CD-DVD Drive and want to give it a new drive letter same as your name ?
You can change Drive letter of any Hard disk drive or CD-DVD Drive using this Method. This method is even applicable for the USB drives that you plug to your Computer.
Then you need to follow these steps :
Step 1 :
Go to Start >> Control Panel >> Administrative tools
Here make sure you have View by small icons activated
Step 2 :
Open Computer Management
Click the Disk Management
Step 3 :
Right click the Drive of which you want to change name.
Step 4 :
Select the Letter you want to assign to it ( Like we chose H: replacing D: ) :
Click OK and then Yes in a new alert pop-up
Its done :
The drive letter has been changed to H.
Note: It is recommended not to change the letters of drives on which you have installed softwares.
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