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How To Rename A Drive With Disk Management

Posted on the 29 November 2011 by Chillpete @geekmeblog
How To Rename A Drive With Disk ManagementLast week the main hard drive in my PC suffered a total failure, so I had to spend some money and buy a now one
After re-installing my PC I found that one of my hard drives was missing and it took me a little while to figure things out. 
I have two hard drives on my machine, the first drive has Windows and all my everyday files on it, and the second drive is where I store and back up my drivers and other important files and photos. So as you can imagine I was a little worried when I couldn't find it.
At first I thought that I may have disconnected the drive by accident when I installed the new drive, but that turned out not to be the case, so I had to investigate the problem.
The first thing I did was to click on the Start button then typed compmgmt.msc in the search box, then I pressed Enter. In the left hand window select Computer Management under storage.How To Rename A Drive With Disk ManagementNow in the middle window right click on the drive that has no letter/name assigned to it. If it has a letter/name assigned you can change it if you wish.How To Rename A Drive With Disk ManagementAs you can see, I have two hard drives on my PC, D Drive is the on that was missing after the re-install. After right clicking on the drive and selecting Properties you can change the name. (see screen shot).How To Rename A Drive With Disk ManagementUnder the General tab you can change the name of the drive. When you have done this close all the windows and your finished.
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