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USB drive letter reassign

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G'day all

I've got a customer that backs their data to USB stick and takes it off site. I showed them how easy it is to assign a drive (m:) that will be availabe always. Well that is what usualy happens. They have 3 sticks and if I assign one the other 2 revert to picking up the first available letter. :)

I want to write a program that will look for the USB then change it's letter to M: so the office girls don't have to "think" about what drive to back up to.

I know how to do set it using "disk management" but is there any way to do it using AutoIT?

BTW it's an XP machine.

Thanks in advance for any help!

John Morrison

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Might help >> http://www.activexperts.com/activmonitor/windowsmanagement/adminscripts/disk/drives/ Or a quick Search of the Forum I found this >>

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