Backing up to a USB 160 gig drive - is it possble to make the drive letter static?

Posted on 2007-07-24
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Backing up to a USB 160 gig drive - is it possble to make the drive letter static?

User returned to Pc and syncback cant find drive ........ its beenasigned new drive letter.
Q - can I make it static on one PCs?
Q2 - can I make it static on several PCs?
g drive on one PC ?
z drive on another?  
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If you use diskmanagement in windows XP or 2000, and then you can manually change the drive letter of attached devices to what you want them to be. Those settings will be kept for that particular device on that PC. Whatever you have set the drive letter to be will be kept on that particular PC.

You can reach diskmanagement via Right clicking "My Computer", select "Manage", then you have Diskmanagement in the Options. When you right click a partition in the lower list you get the option for changing drive letters.

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