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How to create Partition Windows 10/11

 
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Should You Partition Your Hard Drive?

 
   In new Windows computer or laptop, Mostly the hard disk will have a single partition, and it isn 't easy to organize your
files and folder in different categories. Single partition also has its own disadvantage. If your Windows OS got corrupt
due to some reason, you have to do a lot of work to recover your data.
If you have more than one or multiple partitions created on your PC, you can simply delete the Windows drive, and the rest
of the stored data will be safe. That means, without any fear of data loss, you can operate your PC.
To organize your files into different categories, you might want to partition hard disks and create multiple drives.
As said above, Windows 10/11 also comes with a default option to manage hard disks that help you to create, delete, extend,
shrink and resize partitions. To partition a hard disk in Windows 11, you need to open the Disk Management tool.
 

How to Shrink a Partition in Windows 10/11?

 
 

Step 1:

   Click on the Start button (Windows logo) or Seach icon on the taskbar, and in the search box, type partition. .
In the available results, click on the Create and format hard disk partitions.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
The above action will open the Disk Management window.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 2:

   Right-click on the partition that you want to shrink and free up space to create a new partition. Select the Shrink
Volume option.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 3:

   A new pop-up window will appear. Here, next to the Enter the amount of space to shrink in MB option, type the size (in MB)
that you want to free up from the select drive and then click on the Shrink button.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 4:

   Now selected volume size will be decreased, and you will see an Unallocated space next to the selected drive.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

How to Create a New Partition in Windows 10/11?

 
   If you see some unallocated space and disk management window or you have free up some space by shrinking any partition
and want to create a new drive or partition, do the following steps:
 

Step 1:

   Click on the Start button (Windows logo) or Seach icon on the taskbar, and in the search box, type partition. In the available
results, click on the Create and format hard disk partitions.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 2:

   After doing the above steps, you will see the Disk Management window. Right-click on Unallocated space and then select
New Simple Volume option.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 3:

   Click the Next button on the New Simple Volume Wizard.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 4;

   In the next window, if you want, you can decrease the size of the partition by modifying its default value next to
Simple volume size in MB. By default, Windows 10/11 will allocate all the free space. Once you have set the desired size
of the partition, click on the Next button.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 5:

   Now, Windows will automatically assign select a free drive letter for your partition. If you wish to change,
click on the Assign the following drive letter drop-down and pick your desired drive letter for your partition.
Once done, click on the Next button.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 6:

   Click the Next button.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
 

Step 7:

   Finally, click on the Finish button to create your new partition.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 
   Now, Windows 10/11 will create your new partition and format it for you. You can access your newly created drive under File
Explorer or This PC.
 
How to create Partition Windows 10/11
 


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