Thanks Mike: Before trying your suggestion, I thought I'd just restart the computer, just once, a solution that has solved many computer problems for me in the last 15 years. Voila! The letter designations for my partitions were all in place when WINxp came back up. Who can explain it? Not me. PK At 08:08 PM 1/5/2005, you wrote: > >Hi Paul, >I think you will have to use Disk Management. >Right click on My Computer and select Properties. >On the left side highlight Disk Management, on the right side right >click on the drive you wish to change and choose Change Drive Letters >and Paths... >Or >Right click My Computer and select "Manage"...click on Disk Manager on >the left....look in the bottom pane on the right and you will see the CD >drives.....right click on them and choose "change drive letter and >paths" > >Mike ~ It is a good day if I learned something new. >Editor MikesWhatsNews see ~ http://www.mwn.ca ><mikeswhatsnews-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?Subject=subscribe> >See my Anti-Virus pages ><http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/mikes_virus_page.htm> ><virusinfo-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?Subject=subscribe> >A Technical Support Alliance & OWTA Charter Member > >******* Mike's REPLY SEPARATOR ********* > >On 1/5/2005 at 6:13 PM Paul M. King wrote: > >I am in the disk management section of the MS management console attempting >to assign a drive letters and find the help text confusing. I have created >five partitions on a 40 gig HD in a WinXP Home system. > >All drives are in place and formatted. Only C:\ and G:\ are labeled, >although I labeled the others earlier while restoring the OS to a cleanly >formatted HD. How to I go about labeling Drives D, E, and F? > >I had thought the letters I assigned while restoring the OS would stick to >the new partitions, but to my amazement they have not. > >Paul King > > >For a web-based membership management utility and information on list >policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ > >To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject. For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.