When you open the Computer window, the drive-letter for disk drives appear after the drive description, such as:

Local Disk (C:)

Using the utility discussed in this page, you can change how the drive-letters are shown in Computer.

[DriveLetterView] Utility for Windows Vista

  • Download from the Attachments section of this article
  • Save the file to your Desktop
  • Extract the archive to a folder
  • Double-click DriveLetterView.exe to run it
  • Select the appropriate option from the list, and click Apply
  • Click Start, click Computer.
  • When the Computer window opens, press {F5} to refresh the view.


This utility runs in Windows Vista systems only.