Rename a drive

Every drive and storage device on your computer has a friendly name to make it easier to recognize. The computer's primary hard disk is usually referred to as drive C, for instance, but it also has the friendly name Local Disk. Follow these steps to rename your drive or device.

  1. Open Computer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Computer.

  2. Right-click the drive or device you want to rename, and then click Rename. Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

  3. Type a new name, and then press ENTER.