ext hard drive problem

  chrisjohn 18:30 10 Apr 2007
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it used to say E now it says F how do i get it back to E drive

  pj123 18:35 10 Apr 2007

As long as you can read it does it matter whether it is E or F?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:38 10 Apr 2007

Have you put it in a different USB slot?

  chrisjohn 18:38 10 Apr 2007

sorry but a lot of stuff i have on pc goes to e drive,so i would like to change it back if i can,thanks

  chrisjohn 18:39 10 Apr 2007

its been unpluged for a day and one of the kids pluged a phone into a usb slot,so i then pluged hd back in and it came up f

  chrisjohn 18:40 10 Apr 2007

so i need to put it bk to E somehow

  chrisjohn 18:56 10 Apr 2007

refresh

  johndrew 19:01 10 Apr 2007

Try `Control Panel/Administrative Tools/Computer Management/Disk Management` right click on the external drive and select `Change drive letter and paths` click on `Change` and follow the instructions.

No promises but it`s the best I can think of.

  chrisjohn 19:02 10 Apr 2007

thanks johndrew,that worked ok.

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