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Hard Drive Rename Bug


I am having problem with renaming the hard drive. Disk management shows names for each partition but when i open my computer only c drive has specific name the rest of the partitions are named local drive and if i try to change it by right click rename or properties and change volume name, after clicking ok nothing happens but funny thing i go to the disk manager and there i can see the change in the partition name but explorer keeps displaying local disk, drives me crazy. I am running windows 7 pro. Someone please provide solution.

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Steps to reproduce
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