How can we change or delete assign a letter of the system partition

The simplest way to hide a partition in the system is that you delete the letter assigned. Also, for To display a hidden partitionIe no point (label), All you have to do is to assign a letter and it will be listed in My Computer. If for some reason you want to hide a partition, or a partition display already hidden (sometimes when installing the two systems in dual-bootCertain partitions are visible in one system are hidden for the other and vice versa, or, rarely, after system reinstallation is possible that one or more partitions - other than the system - it is not listed in My Computer ) or change a partition letterThen the following information will certainly be helpful. We present two methods, very simple and easily applicable to delete, assign or change a partition letter.

1. Delete, assign or change a letter partitions using Disk Management.

open Start Menu and right click computer, select Manage from the menu (if you keep a shortcut My Computer on DesktopYou can right-click on it), then click on disk Management (In the left pane of the window displayed)

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a) How can we hide a partition

  • Select the partition you want to hide and right click on it
  • in the menu select Change Drive Letter and Paths

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  • to remove drive letter, click on remove then Yes
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Partition will no longer be listed in My Computer.

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b) How can we display a hidden partition (no letter)

  • select the hidden partition and right click on it, then click on Change Drive Letter and Paths
  • to assign a drive letter, click on add then select Assign drive letter GMT

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  • select the letter you want from the menu and click OK

Partition will again be listed in My Computer

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c) How can we change a partition letter

  • Select the partition that you want to change the letter, right click on it and select Change Drive Letter and PathsThen click on Change
  • select Assign drive letter GMT and change the drive letter from the menu on the right

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Partition will be listed in My Computer with the letter changed

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2. Delete, assign and change the letter of a partition using Command Prompt

  • type cmd in Searchacquis in Start Menu and give Enter (If using Windows XP, type cmd in Run)
  • in Command Prompt enter diskpart and give Enter

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  • type the command list volume and give Enter

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  • to select the partition you want to delete / assign / change the point type the command select volume [No], where [No] is the volume number (in my case, the volume number is 3)

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a) To hide partition

After selecting the amount, type remove letter [letter], where [Letter] is the drive letter (in my case letter X)

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b) To assign a drive letter hidden (So ​​it will be listed in My Computer)

After selecting the hidden volume control type assign letter [letter], where [Letter] is the letter you want to assign (in my case the letter O)

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c) To change / modify the letter a partition

After selecting the amount which you want to change drive letter type in the order of in paragraphs a) and b) - For example, to change the letter a partition of X into Y, first delete the letter X, already assigned partition, and then assign letter Y (in my case letters are A and X)

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Note: The tutorial was done on Windows 7 OS, but it is also compatible with Vista or XP (for Vista and XP, so that changes can be made - at least in the case of the method Command Prompt - you must first restart the system).

How can we change or delete assign a letter of the system partition

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