Sep 30, · Drive letters can be changed here: Control Panel - > Computer Management - > Disk Management. Right click on the volume you want to alter and click ' Change Drive Letter and Paths'.
Ultimately, you should be able to run chkdsk on a volume, as per the chkdks documentation ( instead of a drive letter or mount point, you simply pass it the volume name). However, it' s probably easier and more reliable to just assign the partition a drive letter or mount point.
Under Windows, you need to assign a partition a mount- point to use chkdsk on it. To partition a hard drive in Windows means to section off a part of it and make that part available to the operating system.
Most of the time, the " part" of the hard drive is the entire usable space, but creating multiple partitions on a hard drive is also possible. This is a detailed tutorial on how to format a hard drive in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP. Quick Tip: Assign a Drive Letter to a Folder ( Windows) links forat James A.
Arconati on at 11: 35 pm ] » Quick Tip: Assign a Drive Letter to a Folder ( Windows) Did you know that Microsoft Windows allows you to define virtual disk drives?