change temp drive letters after back up and verify ?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by redmike, Apr 9, 2005.

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  1. redmike

    redmike Registered Member

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    Hi,

    I just made a back up and it verified as OK !!!

    I noticed the temp drive letters when I looked at my files in "explore image".

    Should I change them to match the originals ?

    thanks,

    Mike
     
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    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

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    Hi Mike,

    I'm not sure you can. Whilst you can copy files from the virtual drive, you can't move, delete or write anything to it. Personally, I would wait until after an image is restored. If the drive letters are still incorrect then it's an easy matter to change them using Windows' "Disk Management>All Tasks>Change Drive Letter and Paths" feature.

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    redmike Registered Member

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    It's possible to change them - there's a drop down box where it says "do no mount".

    I just took another look and the list of letters offered to me is L-Z which I don't want anyway.

    I was worried that it would cause a problem if and when (hopefully never :) I restored but that sounds like not to be an issue.

    thanks,

    Mike
     
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    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

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    Perhaps I misunderstood. Yes, you can change the drive letter of the mounted virtual drive but I'm pretty sure you can't change the drive letters displayed in the actual image.

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    redmike Registered Member

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    I probably didn't explain it properly. This area is not my field at all :rolleyes:

    Why would one want to change the drive letters of the mounted virtual drive ?

    thanks,

    Mike
     
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    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

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    Hmm, not 100% sure. However, it could be that you can ensure the virtual drive letter is well up the alphabet so that it doesn't interfere with subsequent drive letter assignments such as when plugging in an external disk etc.

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