|The label can be changed and it will not affect the 'naming' once a cd/dvd is inserted. If the script I linked in my previous post doesn't work, this registry tweak should:|
Before you try this backup your Registry, or make a system restore.
How to Rename a CD or DVD Drive in Windows XP/2000
1. Start > Run > Regedit
2. Go to the following key:
Assuming D is the name of your drive letter.
In the left explorer pane.
1: If there is no DriveIcons Key you will have to make one. (hi-light the Explorer key, then right click and select New Key, name it DriveIcons.
1: Assuming D is the letter of your CD/DVD drive.
2: If there is no key named D(or whatever your drive letter is) you will have to make the key, (hi-light the DriveIcons Key and right click and select New Key, name it to whatever your drive letter is) eg: D
3: If you have two drives, you will have to make keys for each drive, eg: D: & F: or whatever the drives letters are. (then follow below.)
4: Then create a key named DefaultLabel, (create one by right-clicking the key for your drive "in this case, D" and selecting New > Key. name it DefaultLabel)
5: If you have two drives you will have to make a key named DefaultLabel for each drive letter, see 3 above.
Now in the right explorer pane
5. Then change the (Default) value to the label you want. to do this right click the (Default) value and select modify, then enter what you want to call your drive. if you have two drives you will have to change both (Default) values for each drive.