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I've got a user who wants to be able change the dive letter a USB drive is being assigned. Naturally, I'd use the Disk Management snap-in. However, my user doesn't have sufficient privileges to run it (and as policy, I can't give that to them).

I also cannot install USBDLM for them.

Is there another way for them change the drive letter on a USB drive; native to windows?

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the registry where it is stored at. If they did not have privilege to run the disk manager then editing the registry is not going to happen right? – Psycogeek Jan 17 '12 at 20:30
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Drive letters can be reassigned using mountvol or diskpart.

However, neither of them will work if the account simply lacks permissions to write to the required part of registry.

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