Memory stick not appearing

I've got a user with an issue with his USB flash drive, when he plugs it in its grabbing the same drive letter as a network drive. Although this is easily fixed by using Computer Management it doesn't fix it going forward all the time.

Is it possible to set the drive letter for all future new drives? Or just a starting letter?

Thank you
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The starting letter is always decided by Windows, being the next available free one (if there's a card reader with 5 slots, and the last drive, usually DVD is already E:\,  usb drives usually mount at K:, and you probably have your network drive at K: already)
If it's not too much trouble, move network drives to the end of the alphabet to sort out these problems.
use this for a fixed drive letter :

i suggest picking a free letter near the end of alphabet

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