2008 R2 not assigning drive letters to USB drive

If you plug an external USB HDD into the 2008 Standard R2 server, the drive shows up in Computer Management/Disk Management, however you have to manually assign a drive letter every time.  Is there a fix for this?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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swallace1986Asked:
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PsiChickCommented:
http://www.uwe-sieber.de/usbdlm_e.html
Each time I have seen this before it turned out that my USB device had hijacked an already used drive letter.
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Yes, reformat the drive. Delete the partition on it and create new one. Since then it should work.
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swallace1986Author Commented:
It worked.  Thank God.
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randykleinCommented:
I have this happening on a rotation of 5 usb drives.  I have to constantly remap the drives.   I am using server 2008 Standard 64 bit.
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