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F: Drive? E:drive?

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#1 R_johnson246


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Posted 06 September 2006 - 08:42 PM

I have a removable Hard disk that I purchased with my computer that works great, up until I got my SD card. When I plugged the SD cardin, it moved my Removable Hard disk to a F: drive instead of a E drive (what it used to be) So the SD card took its place. Now I want to use the Harddisk, and All the files have no "Paths" all of my game shortcuts say it cant find the real file location. So I Went to properties and switched everywhere that said E: with a F:. and it still didnt work. How can I get my Harddisk to be an E: drive again? :thumbsup:

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Posted 07 September 2006 - 10:15 AM

Go to Start...Run...and type in "diskmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter.

In the dialog that pops up, you'll see the different drives on your system. Right click on the SD drive select "Change drive letter and paths". Then assign the SD drive another open drive letter (this will free up the drive letter for the removable hard drive).

Then right click on the removable hard drive and do the same - this time selecting the E: drive designation.

Finally, you can then go back and make the SD drive the F: drive if you'd like.
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Posted 07 September 2006 - 01:41 PM

If renaming the drives as usasma suggested isn't successful, shutdown the computer, remove the SD card reader, and reboot.

Your hard drives should be back as they were.

What did you connect the card reader to? A USB port, or did you use an IDE cable connection?

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 04:12 PM

THANK YOU SO MUCH, the Disk management thing worked completely. My SD card is now F: and everything is back to normal
Oh and MY SD card was connected to the SD slot on my computer, not a USB, lol.

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