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Easiest way to perform a windows 10 partition

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Most of our clients out there want to partition their hard drive but they don’t know that even after setup of windows you can easily bifurcate their hard drives into as many partitions as they want. So, today I am going to explain how to perform windows 10 partition.

Users generally want to partition the hard drive and create separate space for multiple reasons. In some cases, you want to partition just to create a separate Drive for Movies, and in some cases, you just want to create a Hard drive to allocate separate space for your work. Most of the times, when buying windows 10 computer, it’s possible that they provide you a system with too much space allocated to system folder C., In that case, it becomes utmost important to partition hard drive to reasonable Partitions in which you can organize your different type of files. Okay, let’s begin.

 

1. Search Computer Management in Search Box of Taskbar.

computer management in windows 10

 

2 – Now, look in the left menu and under storage, there is disk management. Just Click on Disk Management. wait for few seconds for loading disk details.

Now, Right click on the required Drive you want to partition. For example, if you want to do a partition on Local Disk C, then right-click on it. Now, click on Shrink Volume.

computer management disk partition

 

3 – Now, a message will get displayed saying Querying space. After that , in next screen, you will be shown 3 details.

In the first fields, total size before shrink is written. (This is the current size of the Local disk)

In the 2nd field, the size of available shrink space in MB is written. This is the maximum size of hard drive you can create out of hard drive.

Now, the 3rd and most important field are your decision field, in which you have to put the size of the disk you want actually, keeping in mind the maximum limit in the second field.

Note: These details are in MB. To get an idea in GB, just divide them by 1000.

 

disk partition in windows 10

 

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4 – Now, when you have made up your mind about the size of the hard drive you want to create, click on shrink button. Wait for few minutes. Please refrain yourself from any activities while in the middle of this operation.

unallocated memory in windows 10

 

5 – Now, the size you specified in step 4 just creates unallocated space on your PC. You have to create hard drive out of it and name it also.
Now, once the Unallocated space appears as shown above, just do a right-click on it and click on New simple volume. And a new sample Volume wizard will open up.

 

simple volume widget in windows10

 

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6 – Now, in the next screen , just specify the size of the hard drive. Click next.

 

windows 10 disk partition

 

7 – In the next screen, choose drive letter you want to name. You can Choose any letter.

 

windows 10 partition

 

 

8 – Choose file system in next screen. NTFS is recommended although you can select FAT32 also if you want. Also, edit New Volume and name it as you wish.

 

disk partition

 

9 – In the next screen finally, click on finish to finish creation process.

Once you click finish, it will take few minutes to complete the process. I hope, it helps. If you still need any help with your Windows 10, go ahead, create a support ticket and get help by our technical experts right away.

 

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Smruti Ranjan

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  • Henry Wiebe says:

    Excellent post. very help.

    I want to extend the volume of one of my disk. Is it possible to do that? Please help. thanks

    • Jingyansu Choudhury says:

      Thank you for your comment.

      Yes, it is possible. First shrink the desired disk space from a disk with higher disk space. Then allocate that unallocated disk space to any disk you want by choosing the extend volume option. I hope it helps.

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