How to change the name of my dvd writer?

  zincy 20:45 19 Jul 2005

hi all

i was wondering how do i chnage the name of my dvd writer? as it only shows dvd-rw drive, and i get mixed up sumtimes. i'm using windows xp.

many thanks

  phono 20:56 19 Jul 2005

Right click on the icon and choose rename.

  zincy 21:04 19 Jul 2005

thats what i thought
but the rename option does not appear

  phono 21:08 19 Jul 2005

Create a shortcut to your drive on the desktop, right click, select rename and Bob's your uncle, or DVD drive, if you wish.

  Joe R 21:09 19 Jul 2005


if it's any good for you, you can make a shortcut of the drive, on to the desktop, and rename from there.

  Joe R 21:10 19 Jul 2005

God, I hate when that happens. :o)

  zincy 21:12 19 Jul 2005

so i can't have it renamed in 'My Computer'? only on desktop?

and thanks for the replies !

  phono 21:48 19 Jul 2005

That's right, and no problems, if your query is answered tick the box.

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