Tips & Tricks: External DiskIf your external hard disk drive sometimes comes up with a different drive letter, there is a simple solution. This can happen when using more than one external drive (including USB Flash or Thumb drives, SD cards, CD drives, etc). The drive letter for your external hard drive may be different from one session to the next.
This can be extremely annoying when DJing. You get to the gig, only to find that all of your music was indexed as Drive
Note: In versions 8.0 and up (coming soon), VDJ detects this automatically and offers to update the database. However, the solution below is still the best way to avoid issues.
SolutionThis can be fixed by setting your disk to a specific drive letter. To do this, open the Disk Management utility. Find your search bar, or click Start then Run (older Windows), then type in
You should see something like the image below. Click the icon, or you can press Enter if it is already selected.
Now you should see your Disk Management utility.
Once there, right-click on the drive you wish to change, and choose Change Drive Letter and Paths.
Click the drive letter you wish to use for this disk:
Be sure to choose a drive letter that is not likely to be needed - personally, I chose
When you see this warning, click OK:
Older Windows Versions:Click Start, then select Run:
Then follow the rest of the instructions.
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