How to delete a Disk Partition in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a Disc Management tool that allows users to manage their hard drives easily. Users can create new partitions for their hard drive to organize the data, they can shrink the space for a volume and In addition to this, they can also delete the complete partition using the Disk Management tool.

If you have multiple partitions on your Hard Drive and if some partitions are not being used deleting them can help you to expand the storage on the partitions that already exist. Moreover, if some files on your partition are affected by a virus or you are unable to delete them because they are corrupt deleting the partition after moving the data can be a good idea to solve things up.

While working with the Disk Management tool is easy not many people know how to do that. Hence in this guide, we are going to show you How to delete a Disk Partition in Windows 10. Without waiting further, let’s get started.

How to delete a Disk Partition in Windows 10

Step 1: Bring up the Disk Management tool on your Windows 10 system. For doing this you can either use the search bar to make a search for “Disk Management” or you can open the tool from your Start Menu.

Step 2: Wait for the Disk Manager to scan your HDD or SSD. Once it’s done it’ll show you all the partitions along with the disk drives that are connected with your Windows 10 system. Select the one you want to remove.

Step 3: After selecting the Partition right-click on it to bring up the Context Menu. Select the “Delete Volume” option to continue with the process. Make sure you double-check you’ve selected the right portion because if you delete a partition you need it will lead to the loss of your personal data.

Step 4: Once a new Dialog Box pops up click on the “Yes” option to confirm and your partition will be successfully removed from your Windows 10 System.

That’s it! Once the selected partition gets deleted you can use the free space to expand a partition or you can create a new partition on your Hard Drive. Were we helpful? Let us know in the comments below and If you liked this guide then make sure you share it using the social media buttons.