Q. How can one change the drive letter assignments in Windows XP?
A. This can be done by following these steps.
1. Login as the Administrator or as a Member of the Administrators Group.
2. Right-click My Computer, Manage, Computer Management, Disk Management, right-click the drive.
3. Change Drive Letter and Paths, Change.
4. Assign the following drive letter.
5. Click on OK.
If you want to change the letter on a drive which is already assigned to another drive, you may have to assign an unused letter to the other drive first. In other words, shuffle the drive letters around until you have the desired combination. You may have to restart Windows to complete an assignment before making another one. One cannot assign a new letter to the boot partition/drive. Some programs reference the drive letter of a CD-ROM drive etc. and will have to be reconfigured or reinstalled if the drive letter is changed.
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