How to Partition Hard Disk on Windows 10

If you've newly acquired a computer or laptop, creating a partition in your Hard Disk should be one of the first things to do.

Of course, you can not keep all your folders and files in a single local drive (C-Drive). You may require at least three or four local drive partitions to organize and manage your files in an efficient manner. There are also some other benefits of creating partitions in your drive. Here we'll discuss everything you need to know why Hard disk partition important and how to do it.

Why hard disk partition is important?

Partitioning is the process of separating or fragmenting a single drive's storage [the 'C Drive'] into numerous local segments ( Local disk D: & Local disk E:). It helps a user in so many ways. 
  1. Let you organize your files and folders in your preferred local drive.
  2. Protect your PC from being corrupted and lose all your data at once.
  3. You'll be able to recover your files from your PC if somehow Windows OS gets corrupted.
  4. Let you format your PC without losing local drive files.
In addition to this, if you're facing the issue of multiple copies of the same file, this may help you how to remove duplicate files from PC & Android.

How to partition hard disk in Windows 10?

Partitioning the hard disk creates multiple volumes on your single disk storage, for example, Local disk D, E, etc. These partitions will be separate from each other as well as from your C Drive, where your Windows OS and all the installed Windows software are stored. Along with that, you will not lose your files while doing it.

You don't need to get a degree in computer master or be a computer geek to do this. Just follow the given steps one by one and do it with your own computer.

STEP 1: Click on Search.


STEP 2: Type “Disk Management” and press enter then open it.




STEP 3: RIGHT CLICK on C: or whichever disk you want to shrink and click on Shrink Volume. (as shown in the image)


Then, wait a moment


STEP 4: Now click on the third option as shown in the image.


In order to create a new 100 GB sized new volume or disk, YOU NEED = 1024 * 100 = 102400 MB. Simply for 200 GB just multiply the previous number by 2 and so on. (102400 * 2 = 204800)

Step 5: Here I'm creating a 100 GB new volume so I have to enter 102400 in the third option. You can decide what size you want and type accordingly and then click Shrink.


Step 6: Now right-click on that unallocated space and select new simple volume as shown in the image.



Step 7: Now, click on the next


If you want to change the name from a new volume to something of your choice, you can change it or just click on next.



STEP 10: Click on Finish and that's it.



I hope you like this Windows tutorial. If you haven't done any partition on your hard disk, follow this tutorial to do it now. If you're facing any issues while doing this, let us know in the comment box. Guys, don't forget to share this tutorial with your friends and followers. We'll be back soon until browse our other tutorials.

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