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How can an ISO image be mounted to a specified drive letter in Powershell?

I have an ISO image (in this case an MS Office ISO) that I'd like to mount. I'd like to use Powershell, and specify the drive letter assignment at the time of mounting, such that I can use scripting ...
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E: drive letter never shows in Explorer, for any device

If I assign any drive to E:, it doesn't show in Windows Explorer. I can navigate to it explicitly by typing E:\, but under "This PC" it never shows. Disk Management: Disk 1 Data (E:) Basic ...
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What does D:2 mean as the drive in a Windows path?

A Windows 2012 server is showing paths starting with D: and with D:2 in Resource Monitor, e.g.: System 4 D:2\$LogFile sqlservr.exe 1808 D:2\SQL\LOG\Sp2013_Config_log.ldf Screen ...
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AWS Windows Drive Letter Device Mapping and Naming

How to change assigned letter for Ephemeral drives automatically? Answers part of my question. I'm not sure how to, after assigning a drive letter in ec2config, to then rename the drive. Not re-...
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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 ...