How to create or delete a hard drive partition in Windows 10

hard disk partition


A quality feature in the Windows family is the addition or removal of the hard disk partition or the hard disk volume. We can also use this feature in Windows 10 to add or delete hard drive partitions or hard drive volumes. The user can add or remove a separation from the drive using the built-in disk management tool. It is not known among users.

This tutorial will show you different methods of adding or deleting hard drive partitions or volumes in Windows 10.

Add a hard disk partition or volume

Step 1: From the Start menu, run the Run dialogue or press Window + R to open the RUN window.

Step 2: Type “diskmgmt.msc” and press Enter to open the Disk Management window.

Run the command

  Alternatively, you can open Disk Management directly by pressing “Windows + X” and clicking Disk Management.


  step 3

  Right-click the unallocated space and click New Simple Volume to add a new hard drive partition or volume.

 hard disk partition
hard disk partition

  Right-click Unallocated Space


If you do not have unrelated space, you can create free or irrelevant space, undamaged you control a political disk. I got it in my article on “Shrinking Hard Drive Partition in Windows 10”.

Step 4: The “New Simple Volume Wizard” window will appear on the screen and click the Next button.

  Click Next

Step 5: Enter the “simple volume size” which is between the maximum and minimum size and then click the Next button.

Enter the volume size

Step 6: Now assign the new hard drive to the drive letter and click on the correct Next.

  Assign drive letter

Step 7: Look for the correct settings and await to format this volume, leave the “Quick Format Heard” option intact and click the “Next” commands.

  Settings Settings

Step 8: Settings you click on the correct finish, the “New Simple Volume Wizard” is located.

 hard disk partition
hard disk partition

  Remember to finish exercising

Step 9: Navigate to “This PC” and you can re-see the new drive or volume.

  Navigate to this PC

  Delete the partition or volume from the hard drive

  Method 1: Properly using the disk management tool

Step 1: In the Start menu, run the Run dialogue box or press Window + R to open the RUN window.

  Step 2: Type “diskmgmt.msc” and then press Enter to open the Disk Management window.

  Alternatively, you can open Disk Management directly, open Windows + X undamaged and click Disk Management.

Step 3: Right-click on the drive or volume that you want to erase and choose the “Erase Volume” option.

Erase hard disk

Step 4: To remove the desired disk volume, click the “Yes” button to confirm.

The good

Disk partitioning allows your system to run as if it were multiple independent systems – even though they are all on the same hardware.

Imagine you had a plastic container that is three feet high and one foot wide. By putting drawers in the trash, you optimize space so that you can group and access items separately instead of going through everything at once. In the same way, disk partitioning divides your system so that each region can be run and used independently without affecting the others.

Some advantages of disk partitioning are:

Running more than one operating system on your system

Separate valuable files to minimize the risk of damage

Allocate storage space, applications and certain system data for specific uses

Save frequently used programs and data that are precisely accessed to improve performance

Hard disk partitioning isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think about system security, but it can be a surprisingly useful security measure. For example, if you have files on different partitions, and one is damaged, the data on the other barriers should be intact. If you are running different operating systems on separate partitions and one crashes, you can start your computer from the other (this usually happens on Windows and Linux). This way, you can minimize the effects of data corruption, viruses and crashes.

The bad

The partition can sometimes do more harm than good. Because of this, your partitions must be configured effectively.

If done incorrectly, partitioning can inadvertently reduce total storage space. If there are multiple partitions, the system must duplicate certain file management areas. The same files (duplicates) on different partitions also take up more space than average. If there are duplicate files on the same partition, the system only needs to update the metadata. However, you have to copy the entire file to separate partitions, which doubles the used space.

Depending on how you allocate space between each partition, you can also avoid using the full capacity of your hard drive. For example, if you split 6 gigabytes (GB) of space into two 3 GB sectors and then try to download a 4 GB file, you will not be able to do so even though your system technically has enough space. Accessing data from multiple partitions also degrades system performance because you have to move back and forth on the hard drive to access, manage, and update the data on each partition.

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