5 Replies Latest reply: Apr 20, 2011 7:03 AM by Rich Rydalch
Rich Rydalch Level 2 Level 2 (290 points)
I have a HD name in the Project Library that is different than the name of the HD.
Is there a way to correct that?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
  • AppleMan1958 Level 7 Level 7 (27,370 points)
    You can change the name of a drive, or change the name of a partition on the drive in Disk Utility. Without knowing more about your situation, I am not sure I would recommend this, because it might cause data loss, or it might cause your iMovie projects to lose their connection to your Events.
  • Rich Rydalch Level 2 Level 2 (290 points)
    Problem is that I have 2 drives with the same name of the Project Library.
    What I want to do is change the name of the drive listed in the Project Library to match the name of the drive so I know where the projects really are.
  • AppleMan1958 Level 7 Level 7 (27,370 points)
    The safest way would be to get a third drive. Name it and format it as you want. Then move the Events over to the new drive using iMovie. Also move any other contents to the new drive. Then reformat and rename the old drive.

    If you have enough free space on your other drives, you might be able to do this without buying another drive.
  • Rich Rydalch Level 2 Level 2 (290 points)
    I have a bunch of other drives (probably 8 or 9).
    But reformatting would be real pain.
    I have client and personal movies on all the drives.
    Sounds like what I want to do cannot be done.
    The 2 drives have different names in "Finder".
    I will probably just leave it.
    The only problem is telling which drive the movies are on and I can figure that out pretty easily.
  • Rich Rydalch Level 2 Level 2 (290 points)

    Last time I hooked this drive up the drive had the correct name.

    I guess it just took a while for the system to figure out I had changed the name.