Windows 10: Can't rename any drive to "M"

Discus and support Can't rename any drive to "M" in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; When I try to rename any drive, external or internal, the drive isn't seen in "This PC". Any other letter works fine. The renamed drive can be seen and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by JayceeM, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. JayceeM Win User

    Can't rename any drive to "M"


    When I try to rename any drive, external or internal, the drive isn't seen in "This PC". Any other letter works fine. The renamed drive can be seen and even accessed (right click > open) in Disk Management or MiniTool. It was suggested that I try "mountvol /r" but to no avail. Of course the easy fix is to just pick another designation. But that would keep me up at night.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks

    :)
     
    JayceeM, Apr 15, 2019
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  2. Can't rename folder.

    Thank you for following the steps. What we can try is using the Command Prompt to rename the folder. Kindly follow the steps below:

    • Press Windows key and type "command prompt".
    • Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
    • Enter this command: cd /X: (X represents the drive where the folder is).
    • Copy and paste this command after entering the first one: icacls * /T /Q /C /RESET.

    Feel free to contact us if you need assistance with Windows
     
    Dennis Mop, Apr 15, 2019
    #2
  3. amd5750m Win User
    rename inf

    I have a 7670m 1gb driver crimson legacy, how to rename my 7670m (which in driver detects as 7600m) to 8670m?

    I am something new in this I would appreciate it if you would give me all the steps since I am very interested

    I use win 7

    his is what I try to do but not rename these files

    Does someone have a step for newbies?

    this is more or less the idea in the link

    16.101.X [Pre-GCN driver pack]
     
    amd5750m, Apr 15, 2019
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  4. nate_995 Win User

    Can't rename any drive to "M"

    unable to rename external hard drive

    I tried what you said, but it still says "you need permission to perform this action". I have access to everything on the drive. It is only the autorun.inf that i no longer have access to and because of that when i rename the drive it shows the new name
    in disk management but it stays the same in my computer. I am using windows 10 pro.
     
    nate_995, Apr 15, 2019
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