Reboot frees the "reserved" G: (in my case) and then I can reset and force my drive with Mini Tool back to G (with Admin rights). –John C Aug 16 '16 Proffitt Forum moderator / August 3, 2008 1:57 AM PDT In reply to: Permanently assign drive letter to External HD - how to?? Using it would mean that if anyone inserted and/or left a ThumbDrive in the server it would be a coin toss as to which one the backup software would toast. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The clue here is PASSWORD. http://smashyourweb.com/drive-letter/windows-10-does-not-assign-drive-letter.html
More common is E for DVD/CD drive, F is generally the USB and D might be data or the recovery partition unless the user has changed them. share|improve this answer edited Sep 19 '16 at 11:43 David d C e Freitas 1,41811219 answered Feb 12 '10 at 21:02 John T 126k18256302 4 only works for drives that Something I don't use or go near.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Storage forum 22 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Permanently assign drive letter to External HD - how to?? http://www.howtogeek.com/96298/assign-a-static-drive-letter-to-a-usb-drive-in-windows-7/
It didn't/doesn't *Shrug* I got tired of fiddling with it and Moved the CD-ROM to M: (because I was Mad) so the backups could use D: without tripping over the mapped Flag Permalink This was helpful (3) Collapse - Worked like a charm by SteveRawcliffe / July 3, 2012 4:17 AM PDT In reply to: permanent letter for usb drive ... Sorting in programming vs Sorting in the 'Real' world Can ships be tracked and chased through hyperspace? The _edit_ini.cmd opens the configuration files USBDLM.INI with admin previleges in the Windows text editor, if there no USBDLM.INI it creates one first, containing some basic settings.
Reply Ilse May 14, 2016 at 5:20 am # Same experience as the other two users. To support admins in schools which are often voluntary workers I made USBDLM freeware for schools, colleges and universities. Why can't this be done in Windows? Assign Static Drive Letter Windows 10 once you assign a drive letter to a particular removable drive the computer will remember it.
Please login or register.Did you miss your activation email? 1 Hour 1 Day 1 Week 1 Month 6 Months Forever Login with username, password and session length January 11, 2017, V184.108.40.206 beta (5 Jan 2017) - Release will be V5.3 Bugfix: Crash when attaching a potential BadUSB device and BadUsbWatchKbd=1 and/or BadUsbWatchNet=1 and a LogLevel>=3 Bugfix: Balloontip texts in French, Italian i.e., I will assign letters but then later the letters will change, which makes software that points to the drives fail. Sort a string, sort of Unknown suspects hijacking our WiFi.
tada -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try moving it up to past N. Windows Change Drive Letter Cmd Get downloadable ebooks for free! By kripaludas · 10 years ago I am really tired of plugging in a thumb drive and having it automatically assigned to the letter G:\ which is also mapped to a e.g.
The help file is available online as HTML version too. you can try this out The MSI is for admins who want to deploy the software in their network. How To Assign A Drive Letter Windows 10 So far, they always attach back to that letter. Change Usb Drive Letter Windows 7 I think I'm up to the task intellectually.
by TRoth · 7 years ago In reply to Actually.... his comment is here I unmount the drive and when I plug it back in the next day, Windows 7 often refuses to reassign it back to G:. asked 5 years ago viewed 30512 times active 4 years ago Blog Say Farewell to Winter Bash 2016! Download latest release: Win32: http://www.uwe-sieber.de/files/usbdlm.zip (about 856 KB) http://www.uwe-sieber.de/files/usbdlm.msi (about 900 KB) x64: http://www.uwe-sieber.de/files/usbdlm_x64.zip (about 923 KB) http://www.uwe-sieber.de/files/usbdlm_x64.msi (about 966 KB) The last USBDLM V4, just in case of serious problems Usb Drive Letter Manager
The students shall outnumber all others. In the dialogue box that opens, click change which should open an action box called ‘Change Drive Letter or Path'. But they can sure as hell count to $20,000 in a flash when they ring up you license fees for that busted ass piece of shit.[/rant](Hay Renegade, It works ... http://smashyourweb.com/drive-letter/assign-drive-letter-windows-7.html How-To Geek Articles l l How to Avoid Washed Out Colors When Using HDMI on Your PC Where Should I Sell My Old Stuff?
Would it be realistic to store energy using gravity by elevating building foundations? Usb Drive Letter Keeps Changing Windows assigns the drive letter to a USB drive dynamically so that a drive that was labeled F drive might later be labeled G if another drive(s) is connected. If you have an available letter down low in the alphabet, that will be what gets picked first whenever you plug/unplug your backup drive.
And if you think you knew where all the mines were, next day new mines were added.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - drive path- external drive assigment by I have not used this myself and am not aware of any problems with this method of creating additional drives. Make sure to use higher drive letters so that other removable devices don't steal the next available driver letter and cause a conflict. –Chris Thompson Jul 5 '11 at 23:14 Change Usb Drive Letter Windows 8 What I have done to give me a few more letterd have changed my DVD drives to A and B respectably.
I would think these is a trick to say assign something like: N1, or NN or ÿ. I may not always have admin. But Tape is just too freaking expensive these days... *Sigh* Ath Supporting MemberJoined in 2006 Posts: 2,827 Re: Force USB Drives to use Drive Letter X « Reply #20 on: June http://smashyourweb.com/drive-letter/how-to-assign-a-static-drive-letter-to-a-usb-drive-in-windows-10.html Home: http://www.uwe-sieber.de/english.html Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones
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Either the backup would fail (target not found) or it would "succeed" in destroying the contents of the ThumbDrive as the backup was sent to it. (Oh yeah) or both.USBDLM can You can either open the run box and type "compmgmt.msc" or right-click on any "my Computer" or "Computer" icon and click manage. I will look at W2K this weekend. Running as service makes it independent of the logged on user's privileges, so there is no need to give the users the privilege to change drive letters.
For shame! )Whenever you plug in the external drive, it will mount to the selected folder. Found a live one, start the backup. Which is no problem because you usually don't need to worry too much about what drive letter gets assigned. Only a reboot and a forced assignment will work for me.
Therefore the assingments often overwrite each other, especially on low letters near the first available ones. Symantec is quite unforgiving when it comes to different drive letters... Quote from: 40hz on June 13, 2011, 07:29:36 AMSo as long as you're swapping H properly using the remove USB applet - and you immediately replace it with another drive - Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
This should work so long as the USB drive you're using is 100% compliant with USB standards.Advertisement Advertisement Do You Like This Post?