canon shooter wrote in post #11039893
Mike, thanks this is a issue when working with multiple external drives. Windows will assign the numbers as they are turned on.
I prefer internal drives for various reasons, but this is one of them.
Taking it one step futher sometimes (based on when they got turned on) what used to be drive "L" is now "M" and what was "M" is now "L". This means that LR can't find files.
You can tell LR where the drive is now located and it should update rather quickly, but I agree that can be a pain.
So if I Finally understand correctly I should be able to say change "M" to say "Z"(or any unused letter), then I could change what was assigned "L" back to "M"? Is there a way to make the letters static so they won't change without reformating drive?
That is how you would handle it. TO be honest I have never had a drive change letters on me since I only have one external and it is for off site backup. I bring it home once a month and do a backup, then take it off site.