How to Change Drive Letter on Windows 2003
Posted on 2013-01-13
I took a backup with Acronis of a 2003 server and I convert the image on a vhd drive and I attached it to a Hyper V running under 2012 server.
Everything looks good except on the physical server I use to have C: and E: drive as partitions and now afer I boot on Hyper V as a VM I have C: and D:
My problem is that I have an app runing on that server that has tons of paths coded on that refer to E:\ not D:\
I need to change the drive letter.
Now when I go to Disk Manager all it show is one Drive with the partitions on. There is no Drive letter for each partion except for the CD Rom.
If I right click on the partion I want to change and chose change drive letter I get an error message that say "The operation did not complete. Check the event viewer.
I have the same on both the original and the VM server.
Any Idea how else I can change the Drive letter?