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How to Change Storage Space in Storage Pool in Windows 10

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Storage Spaces helps protect your data from drive failures and extend storage over time as you add drives to your PC. You can use Storage Spaces to group two or more drives together in a storage pool and then use capacity from that pool to create virtual drives called storage spaces. These storage spaces typically store two copies of your data so if one of your drives fails, you still have an intact copy of your data. If you run low on capacity, just add more drives to the storage pool.

This tutorial will show you how to change the name, drive letter, and size of a storage space in a storage pool in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to change a storage space.

Here's How:

1. Open Settings, click/tap on the System icon, click/tap on Storage on the left side, and click/tap on the Manage Storage Spaces link on the right side. (see screenshot below)
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You can also open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Storage Spaces icon instead.

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2. Click/tap on the Change settings button, click/tap on Yes if prompted by UAC, and click/tap on the Change link for the storage space in the storage pool you want to make changes to. (see screenshot below)

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3. Change the name if you want for this storage space. (see screenshot below step 6)

4. Change the drive letter if you want for this storage space. (see screenshot below step 6)

5. Change the maximum storage space size if you want for this storage space. (see screenshot below step 6)

6. When finished, click/tap on the Change storage space button at the bottom to apply your changes. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,