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I know the experts here has an answer for this. I have tried searching and came up with a whole bunch of topics for "local disk" and "rename" but none that applies to my question.

How in an unattend install can you rename Local Disk to whatever you want?

I searched through the registry and found a key that stores this name:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{42a92161-6650-11d9-81bc-806d6172696f}]

"BaseClass"="Drive"

"_LabelFromReg"="Local Disk"

So I change the name and it doesn't work. Tried rebooting also.

Anyone know how to do this?

Thanks

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use the label command...

LABEL [drive:][label]

LABEL [/MP] [volume] [label]

drive: Specifies the drive letter of a drive.

label Specifies the label of the volume.

/MP Specifies that the volume should be treated as a

mount point or volume name.

volume Specifies the drive letter (followed by a colon),

mount point, or volume name. If volume name is specified,

the /MP flag is unnecessary.

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You could also use vbScripting to do it like below:

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

Set drv = fso.Drives.Item("c")

drv.VolumeName = "SERVER_SYS"

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