Can't change drive names

I can't open or delete them

Sent you a PM, make sure your user has "Full Control" over the drive.


Senior Member
I deleted them but nothing happens.

Delete them or remove open in notepad and remove the "Icon" string.

Hi there.
I have 2 physical HDs and one of them is devided into two drives, so basically I have 3 drives:

C: D: and E;

I want to assign names to each of them and I could only do so to drive C:, but I seem to ran into this message that I need an admisitrative ability while I'm the administrator of this computer.

Can anyone help me?


You probably are not THE administrator.. you are in the administrator's group.

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A restart solved the issue after deleting the autorun folders.

Thank you everyone.

- Create a user with admin previleges - say "Test".
- Now login to machine with the regular user (in my case it's user1). Right click computer -->manage-->Local users and groups-->go to propeties of user1-->remove user1 from administrators group and add him to only "Users" group.
- Now logoff user1 and relogin with user1.
- Now after logging in, try changing drive labels. Surprisingly.. u will be able to change the drive labels now.. No issues will be observed.
- Once u r done, logoff user1, login with the test user which we created earlier, and add user1 to admin group again.
- This worked for me. After this, u can deleete test user...

add system user in secuirity and give full permission to that and try renaming

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