Drive Letter Changes

  laurie53 12:57 12 Apr 2009
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I have an HP printer which has a Lightscribe burner as well as four memory card slots.

As is the way of HP, the software seems to randomly change my cd/dvd drive letters.

I reset them using disc management but anything from a few weeks to a month or so later I find they have changed again.

I'm sure there must be a setting to lock drive letters but I can't find anything.

Can anybody help?

  DieSse 13:11 12 Apr 2009

If you set drive letters well away from the bottom end of the alphabet, then they shouldn't change.

For instance CD and DVD as L and M.

  Technotiger 13:13 12 Apr 2009

Plenty of choice - but I have never used any of them ... click here

  InTheCity 14:32 12 Apr 2009

drive letter
click here

  Stuartli 15:12 12 Apr 2009

SiteAdvisor comes up bright red for that link...:-)

  Stuartli 15:13 12 Apr 2009

Not necessarily. If you switch the printer on and off and, in between, enable other USB devices, the letters will change to accommodate the printer's devices.

  john bunyan 15:16 12 Apr 2009

I agree with DieSse - also see here click here

  john bunyan 15:19 12 Apr 2009

Sorry wrog ling - here is the one I meant!click here

  john bunyan 15:20 12 Apr 2009

Spelling, spelling - above should read wrong link!!

  Technotiger 15:22 12 Apr 2009

Hi, I blame Google @-)

  Technotiger 15:24 12 Apr 2009

.... though I think SiteAdvisor is possibly being a bit over-cautious!

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