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drive letter

An alphabetic letter used in DOS and Windows to designate a hard drive or SSD. See C:.
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* Specify the drive letter to use and the folder (directory) it maps to.
The drive shows up on your PC as a standard drive letter, and you retrieve files using a drag-and-drop technique as with other disk drives.
Additionally, multiple CDs and DVDs can be mounted under a single Windows drive letter. The DataFORCE 800R enables CD recording over the network, creation on the hard drive of a virtual copy of the CD image for enhanced data protection, CD and DVD caching from any workstation on the network, and writable partitions for individual users' data.
Decide which files you want to back up often, such as key financial and customer documents, and choose a device where you want to send them, such as the drive letter "a:" for a floppy drive, or to a drive letter and directory path such as "d:\mybackups" for a backup directory you created on your second hard drive.
DISK PARTITIONING These programs organize the physical drive into separate sections that contain logical drives, each recognized as a different drive letter. Partition Magic at www.powerquest.com is my choice as the most useful tool in this category.
HAVING all your disk storage mounted to a single drive letter is a bit like eating the same meal every day of the week.
The product's representation of mainframe data and files as a drive letter with hierarchical folders-vi ewable within Microsoft Windows Explorer, aids ease of use.
These desktop clients can even map a drive letter within Windows Explorer.
This drive letter change often forces me to use the Backpack whenever I run certain CD-ROM based programs.
Accessed via a single drive letter, the enormous storage capacity of a DVD-RAM jukebox is accessible to the network.
With the addition of multiple drive support, IT managers can now add an unlimited number of folders under each drive letter, thereby infinitely expanding the scalability of Windows NT Server.
The PC version also includes packet writing software, which provides easy drive letter access to the RW426.