Windows 10: Drive letter assignment to hot-swap drives being forgotten Solved

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  1.    30 May 2017 #11

    RolandJS said: View Post
    I'm in a busy class so I might have missed it, did somebody already mention that for any external device to keep an assigned drive letter must be plugged into the same usb hub's port or the same laptop's usb port every time.
    That's not been my experience. In fact I tried it last week when dealing with the OP's post and for me, it made no difference. We're talking hot swappable drives here.
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  2.    30 May 2017 #12

    That theory seems to be correct. I just tried it with two flash drives on the same USB port, both of which had been assigned S:

    On swapping the drives on the same port, S: was only assigned to the drive which had most recently been assigned S:

    However, that drive was allocated S: on each of three different USB ports when plugged into them in turn.
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