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How to Create Partitions of a Hard Drive in Windows 10?

  • Last Updated : 28 May, 2020

Drive partitioning is very important in windows 10 to utilize your space more efficiently. Windows allows its users to create disk partitions as per their requirements with the use of the Disk Management Service provided by Windows.

Steps to create partition are as follows:

Step 1: On your search bar search for this pc. Right click on it and tap manage.

Step 2: Now click on disc management button under storage option.

Now if at the time of installing windows to your computer you have assigned the entire space to the C: drive then you need to shrink down some space by right-clicking on it and selecting the option to shrink volume. It will free the space to allocate and create a partition.

Step 3: As you can see the unallocated partition right-click on it and select the option new simple volume

  • After tapping on the button a window will appear New simple volume wizard click next and enter the volume you wish to allocate to the new partition in MB.
  • Be careful while allocating the space as 1024MB = 1 GB

Step 4: After that, you can choose the letter of your choice to give a name to the new partition.
Click next and leave the settings as default and click on finish.

That’s it your partition has been created successfully created.

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