How to rename a FAT32 USB key label

The label of a FAT32 disk (like many USB keys) is limited to 11 upper case characters. It’s not very pretty. But it’s very easy to give it a nicer name without having to format it to a different file system.

By default we have something like that :

Disque FAT32 par défaut

But it’s better to have that :

Disque FAT32 avec autorun.inf

To do that you just have to create an autorun.inf file at the root of the drive :

[autorun]
label=Clé USB de Vincent

Renomage avec autorun.inf

You can also hide this file to not be bothered by it :

Autorun.inf caché

PS: I didn’t test how this work on Linux / MacOS.

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