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How to change drive letter assignments in Windows XP?

The Disk Management is an administrative tool for managing hard disks and the volumes or partitions that they contain. Use the Disk Management utility when you want to add, to change, or to remove drive letters on drives, on partitions, or on volumes on your computer’s hard disks, CD-ROM drives, and other removable media devices.

Dusk Utility can be found in the Administrative Tools section of the Control Panel. It can also be accessed by right clicking on My Computer and selecting Manage. Then choose Disk Management from under the Computer Management Option.

Your computer can use up to 26 drive letters, from A through Z. Use drive letters C through Z for hard disk drives. Drive letters A and B are reserved for floppy disk drives. However, if your computer does not have a floppy disk drive, you can assign these letters to removable drives.

Before you modify drive-letter assignments, note the following items:
– Digidesign Pro Tools will ONLY recognize a drive with 11 or less letters in it’s name.
– Many MS-DOS-based and Microsoft Windows-based programs refer to specific drive letters for environmental or other variables. I.E. “C” for the default Windows Drive. If you modify the drive letter, these programs may not function correctly.

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