How to Make Partition in Windows 10
In this article, we will teach you how to make partition in Windows 10. Disk drives are the divided partitions of the Hard Disk in the computer. These drives make it easier for us to manage our data. Usually, these partitions are made at the time of installing the Windows, however, here you will learn how to make partition in Windows 10 after it is installed and without using any tool.
Before You Start Partitioning
There is something important you have to do before you start with the guide on how to make partition in Windows 10. First of all, you should move your data from the drive that you are about to divide. We can only use the free space in a drive for the new partition. For example, if you want to make a new drive of 50 GB then there must be at least 50 GB of free space in it. We will use Windows Disk Management to shrink a new volume and then assign it a Drive letter.
Let’s Make Partitions of a Drive
After you have saved space, you can start learning how to make partitions in Windows 10.
- Click the Windows icon at the left bottom of the screen and type ‘hard disk partition’. You have to open the top result named ‘Create and format hard disk partitions’.
- Right Click on the drive that you want to divide and click ‘Shrink Volume’.
- It will open a new window where you have to Enter the Size of the Volume in MBs that you want to shrink and then click ‘Shrink’. Remember that 1 GB is equal to 1024 MB.
- Right Click on the new unallocated space that we just made and click ‘New Simple Volume’. This will open a Wizard Box.
- Click ‘Next’ and enter the size (in MBs) of the new volume that you want to create and click ‘Next’. By default, this wizard shows the full available space that you should select.
- In this step, you have to Assign a Letter to the Drive that is not already allocated.
- Next, select the file system NTFS and then format the partition.
- Click ‘Next’ then ‘Finish’ and you will have made the new partition in Windows 10.
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