Learn how to change drive letter in Windows® 7
What is the method applied to change the drive letter in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is one of the most popular Operating System introduced by Microsoft. Microsoft has introduced a number of Operating Systems, in which Windows 7 is the latest and most featured. Windows 7 is the descendant of Windows Vista. Windows 7 is an incremental up gradation of Windows line and it targeted at recovering downsides of Windows Vista. Windows 7 comes with a number of new features. One of the most innovative features of this Operating System is its multi touch support. When paired with a touch screen computer system, Windows 7 lets you to surf newspaper online or shuffle files and folders by using your fingers. One of the other new features of Window 7 is the jump list. This feature takes you straightforwardly to the websites, music, images or documents that you visit each day.
The following explains the features and system requirements of Windows 7 Operating System and the tips to change drive letter in Windows 7.
- System requirements
- Drive letter in Windows 7
- Tips to change drive letter
Windows 7 is available in two versions, 32 bit and 64 bit. The 64 bit version runs on a more advanced processor, can work with larger memory and is capable of quicker processing than its 32 bit colleague. The 64 bit Windows 7 requires a 64 bit CPU with the speed of at least 1 GHz. You must need at least 20 GB of free hard disk space to install Windows 7. The 64 bit edition needs at least 2 GB of RAM for proper working.
Drive letter in Windows 7
When you connect removal media drives such as flash drives or external hard drives to your Windows 7 system, Windows gives a drive letter for each to help you to recognize them easily. You can locate these drive letters in Explorer. Explorer is a file management utility that comes with your Operating System. You can also change the drive letters that are already assigned.
To change the drive letter in Windows 7, open the computer management console and open the storage section. There you can see a list of drives and the corresponding letter. Then right click on the drive letter that you want to change and select ‘change drive letter’ option. Then there opens a window for the new drive selection. Then select the new drive letter and click the ok button.
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