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Change Drive letter of Dell Laptop recovery drive

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Does anyone know how to safely change the drive letter of a Dell recovery volume form d: to anything else?  I would prefer something higher than j:
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Right-click on My Computer (XP) or Computer (Vista).    Select Manage.    Click on Disk Management.    Highlight the recovery partition in the graphic display on the right side (click on it); right-click; select Change Drive Letter and Paths ==> and pick whatever available letter you want (or simply remove the drive letter -- then it won't show up at all in Explorer, My Computer, etc.).
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... note that if you're running Vista you'll have to accept a couple of UAC prompts while doing the above.
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