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Drive letters

I had to reinstall Win 8.1 last night. My drive configuration hasn't changed in any way, but the drive letters assigned this time were different from the previous ones. I was able to change all my drives to their original letters except for one.

Between my two physical drives, I have a lot of partitions - 14 (don't ask) - of which one was drive Q. Now, Q isn't an available letter, even though no other drive is using that letter.

Any ideas?

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So many.
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One of those links explained where in the registry the drive letter assignments were located and that they could be changed there.

Bob, I'm once again in your debt.

Thank you!

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I could have noted something about drive letters in registry but shortchanged you as I was leaving for an errand. Good going anyway.

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Shortchanged? No.

You made me work a little, which is the best way to learn.

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