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Two hard drives have the same drive letter

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  1. Kafka

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    I recently disconnected then reconnected my external hard drive. Before I did that its drive letter was L, now it appears to be K which is the same letter assigned to my secondary internal hard drive. How is this possible and can I change the drive letter of the external drive back to L?
     
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    Seem to have heard of this if there is a Dynamic (as opposed to Basic) drive.
    Look and see using Disk Management.

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    I have solved the problem and made the drive letter for the external hard drive L However in My Computer, while Drive L is now shown, Drive K appears twice with apparently the same folders and files in each. I don't have a dynamic drive.
     
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    All fixed. Thanks for your help.
     

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