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Unable to rename C Drive in Windows 7

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I was trying to install Drivers for HP Laserjet 1500 Printer. this somehow changed the name of my C Drive to "HPLJP1000_1500" I have tried to rename the Drive to SSD since its a SSD drive on my Dell Precision M4500 Laptop. The OS is Windows 7 x64bit Enterprise Edition.

If I right click and hit properties on this drive the drive the named is SSD but on the windows name you can see the "HPLJP1000_1500" Drive name.

I am perplexed. Please Help.
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Hi,

Another thing you may need to check -
Check if there is any 'autorun.inf' in the root of C; it may have a reference to your HP printer.
Please post content of the same if it is there.

Lets hope this nails the bugger!
Hi,

Also, try this go to start and type 'regedit' press F3 and search for HPLJP1000_1500
Review what you find and if any of the results look like the name of the drive, try changing the name on there.

** Before you make any changes to the registry it is advisable to set a restore point and make a backup of the registry - Go to File > Export in regedit and change the range to 'All' at the bottom of the save dialog **

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