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How to Alter or Remove Drive Letters in Windows 2000/XP/2003

To remove a drive letter in Windows 2000/XP/2003, do the following:

  • If using BootIt BM with the Limit Primaries option disabled then simply clear the MBR slot in the Boot Item.  Otherwise, any partitions or volumes that were not hidden at any time you booted Windows 2000/XP/2003, those same partitions and volumes can't be hidden again unless you use Clear Sig or do the following:

    From Windows:
    1. Open the Control Panel.
    2. Double-click on Administrative Tools.
    3. Double-click on Computer Managment.
    4. Click on Disk Management in the left window pane.
    5. In the right window pane, right-click on the drive letter (partition or volume) you want to be hidden.
    6. Click on Change Drive Letter and Path...
    7. Click the Remove button to hide the partition or volume.


To add or alter drive letters, use the Windows steps above except click the Add or Change button.

 


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