eStout Laptops -- Renaming a drive and managing drive partition size and usage
Tips for managing drive partitions
Rename the D: drive to replace the space with an underscore (student data to student_data)
The default name for the data partition on an HP eStout student laptop is D:\student data. To rename, perhaps to remove the space and replace it with an underscore as in the following example:
- Launch a command prompt (Run as administrator)
- Type and execute: mklink /J d:\student_data “d:\student data”
Tips for managing partition size
Remember, when visiting the Technology Helpdesk in 109 Millennium Hall, drive modifications could impact imaging so backing up data thoroughly prior to service is important!