Variable Drive Letters
USB memory sticks or external hard disks often get different
drive letters assigned than the last time when they were plugged into the computer. FreeFileSync
offers the following solutions:
Specify a path by using a unique volume name
instead of a drive letter:
when the name of the USB stick in
You can change a volume name by right-clicking on the drive letter in Windows Explorer and selecting Rename
Refer to a disk volume by its unique GUID
A volume GUID uniquely identifies a particular drive partition and will not change over time.
To get an overview of all volume GUIDs for mounted drives on the system you can run the mountvol
command line tool.
It is not required to look up and enter
a volume name, volume guid or macro manually.
Simply select an alternative path from the drop down menu: