VolumeID changes NT and FAT volume IDs

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

Mark Russinovich at www.sysinternals.com has released the freeware utility VolumeID which allows you to change the volume ids of FAT and NTFS disks under Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Win9x. Useful to Windows NT admin.

While WinNT/2K and Windows 9x's built-in Label utility lets you change the labels of disk volumes, it does not provide any means for changing volume ids. This utiltity, Volumeid, allows you to change the ids of FAT and NTFS disks (floppies or hard drives) on both Windows NT/2K and Windows 9x.

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