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I want to place my iMac Snow Leopard Users Folder on a separate external HDD. It is already populated with data in my Documents, Downloads etc., and Media Folders. My problem is I have already named the HDD using Disk Utility. Is it possible to rename the disk without having to erase the data it contains, Just the name?

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Yes.

Select the drive in finder, press CMD + I (or right click and select Get Info), and you can change the name in the "Name & Extension" box about half way down.

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Renaming an external drive is as easy as right-clicking its name in the Finder sidebar and selecting the appropriate option.

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Select the drive (just like any other file/folder) and press enter, and rename it just like any other file/folder

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