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Next drive letter available after C:

Using a batch script, I want to capture the next existing drive letter after C: into a variable. If none exists, only then assign C: to that variable. I tried the below code, but it shows next drive ...
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Rotating external disks while keeping the same drive letter in Windows 2003

On a Windows 2003 R2 server, two external USB disks are being used for backup purposes, one at time. The units are identical (same manufacturer and model) and retain the same volume name (although I ...
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Command Line Script Issue

I've been working on a batchfile script for a few weeks now that should automate certain routine tasks I need to perform during my work. However, I've stumbled upon a problem which I haven't been able ...
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Network Drive Letter Assignment Best Practices

We are working on migrating from Novell to Active Directory. During the transition, We are going to evaluate our drive mappings in light of current standards to see if what we have been doing still ...
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Using System Restore to change drive mount letters in windows 7

I am taking an existing desktop with a large spinning media and adding an SSD. The spinning drive used to be c:. I want to make the SSD c: and boot off it, and make the spinning drive D: - leaving ...
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Change between drives in filezilla client

I have Filezilla server running on a Windows 7 machine with a few users created. Right now I am forced to create a separate user for each of my three drives on that machine (C:, E:, and F:) because I ...
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Hiding the “System Reserved” partition in Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 SP2 assigned a drive letter to the 100MB "System Reserved" partition during install. It's not supposed to do that (should leave it with an unassigned letter) and it's also bad ...
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Batch scripting: iterate over drive letters?

In windows batch scripts, how can I iterate over all drive letters which correspond to physical volumes or mapped shares?
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Drive letter assignment during XP installation

It seems that drive letters may change during unattended XP install. I'm trying to install XP on a PC with 1 primary partition an 1 logical volume on the hard drive, and 1 CD drive. After the ...
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Changing drive letter of boot VHD host drive?

I'm loving the new Boot-to-VHD feature in Win7! But I'm wondering if anyone has any thoughts on how to change the drive letter (while booting from a VHD file) of the drive that's hosting the VHD boot ...