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Win 7 - Volume Label displayed as 'Local Disk' in explorer

patkim

Cyborg Agent
I recently installed Win 7 Ultimate on a separate HDD1 with XP already on HDD0.
In Win 7 explorer, one primary partition’s label (It's on HDD0) is always displayed as ‘Local Disk’ even though named as ‘SETUPS’. In its properties screen it’s blank in both Explorer as well as Disk Mgmt. Even if I update it to any other name, (From Disk mgmt or even command prompt) eventually still it comes back to blank / ‘Local Disk’ in explorer or Disk mgmt!

I am clueless why it’s behaving this way. From XP as well as thru live Linux it shows up correctly. Even all other partitions / volume labels are also correctly displayed in Win7. Only there’s label issue with one partition. It was FAT32, I converted to NTFS, changed the drive letter etc but still it shows up as ‘Local Disk’.

Google search also did not reveal much..just one related post on MS Community but no clear solution. If anyone knows the solution pl. help. thx.
 

Siddharthtech

Geekism RC1
I recently installed Win 7 Ultimate on a separate HDD1 with XP already on HDD0.
In Win 7 explorer, one primary partition’s label (It's on HDD0) is always displayed as ‘Local Disk’ even though named as ‘SETUPS’. In its properties screen it’s blank in both Explorer as well as Disk Mgmt. Even if I update it to any other name, (From Disk mgmt or even command prompt) eventually still it comes back to blank / ‘Local Disk’ in explorer or Disk mgmt!

I am clueless why it’s behaving this way. From XP as well as thru live Linux it shows up correctly. Even all other partitions / volume labels are also correctly displayed in Win7. Only there’s label issue with one partition. It was FAT32, I converted to NTFS, changed the drive letter etc but still it shows up as ‘Local Disk’.

Google search also did not reveal much..just one related post on MS Community but no clear solution. If anyone knows the solution pl. help. thx.
Hey this may seem like a fix. Right click on the disk and click Properties. Now under security section, select SYSTEM instead of whatever is selected and click Apply. Now reboot your system and reply if it works or not
 
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patkim

patkim

Cyborg Agent
I eventually removed Win7 since some of my old desktop components like Techcom PCI TV card did not work well on Win7.
Thanks anyways for your inputs Siddharthtech.
 
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