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    New external hard drive - change drive letter?

    After getting a warning from my laptop that the external hard drive was about to fail, I purchased a new one. The old drive is drive G:, the new, H:. I also have a drive E: listed, but it isn't connected anymore. I copied all the data from G: to H:. I don't know what to do next, especially relating to iTunes. My library is on G: and on H: now. Do I change the drive letters so iTunes will hopefully not notice the change, or telling iTunes to switch to H:?

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    If I understood your post -- if a lot of your iTunes icons are "wired" for drive G, change your new H to G. I was a little confused by "...My library is on G: and on H: now..." -- are you going to keep the old drive just a little longer, or, pitch it into Tartaroo?
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
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    You can change the drive letter in Disk Management (Start > Run, diskmgmt.msc). Make sure you have closed all apps beforehand, then re-boot immediately post change.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
    If I understood your post -- if a lot of your iTunes icons are "wired" for drive G, change your new H to G. I was a little confused by "...My library is on G: and on H: now..." -- are you going to keep the old drive just a little longer, or, pitch it into Tartaroo?
    I am planning on retiring the drive that I got the message about, as soon as I know everything on the new drive is OK. Thanks for your help!

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    Paul, thank you and will do. Have a great weekend!

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