How to Open Disk Management on Windows 10?

What is Disk Management?

Disk Management is a system utility on Windows 10 OS that enables you to perform advanced storage tasks.

Essential Functions of Disk Management Tools

  • Partitioning of the disk.
  • Formatting the disk.
  • Changing the disk’s name.
  • Shrinking a disk partition.
  • Extending a disk partition.
  • Deleting a disk partition.
  • Changing the file system of a driver.

When you connect an external hard drive to your computer, Windows will assign a new Drive Letter to them and appear on File Explorer. That means you can start using your external hard disk without partitioning.

In this article, you will learn different methods of open disk management in windows 10. These are as follows;

  • Using Windows 10 Search
  • From Quick Access Menu
  • Through the Run dialog box
  • Via Control Panel
  • Using Computer Management
  • From Command Prompt or PowerShell

How to Open Disk Management using Windows 10 Search?

Type Disk Management on Windows 10 Taskbar search and then click on the “Create and format hard disk partitions” in the result. Disk Management will appear.

Alternatively, press the Windows button on the keyboard and type Disk Management. Click on the “Create and format hard disk partitions” in the search result to open Disk Management.

How to Launch Disk Management from Quick Access (Power User) Menu?

Just right-click on the Windows logo on the Windows 10 Taskbar and then choose Disk Management from the context menu. Disk Management will open immediately.

How to Open Disk Management through the Run Dialog?

First, open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R keys on the keyboard. In the Run box, type diskmgmt. msc and hit the Enter key to launch Disk Management.

How to Launch Disk Management via Control Panel?

Firstly, Open the control panel. Select System and Security When the Control Panel opens.

Under Administrative Tools, click on Create and format hard disk partitions to open Disk Management.

How to Access Disk Management using Computer Management?

Firstly, Open computer management. Then, click the Disk Management option under Storage.

How to Open Disk Management from Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell?

Open the command prompt or Windows PowerShell. Then, type diskmgmt and hit the Enter key to open Disk Management.

In this way, you can open disk management on windows 10.

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