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Portable Me
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Changing the Name of my Flash Drive

I recently installed the latest PortableApps.com Platform on my flash drive.
Since then, the name of my drive has been 'PortableApps.com'.
I have tried everything to change it back, but once you rename it, it reverts to 'PortableApps.com'.
Does anyone know how to permanently rename their flash drive with the latest Platform installed?

Thanks.

John T. Haller
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Click On It

In the PortableApps.com Menu, just click on the name in the lower left and type a new one. It names it in autorun.inf (where you can change it by editing the file) which Windows doesn't understand with the rename function in Explorer.

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Great! Thanks!

Thanks a lot. I never even saw that!

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autorun.inf > properties

Yeah, autorun.inf overrides the volume label. It also points to the icon, so you can throw any icon in the root directory and add icon=whatever.ico to the autorun.inf file. When you eject your drive and put it back in, it will have the icon you indicated in the file. Pretty handy stuff.

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