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How to partition a hard drive in Windows 10?

It is to be noted that the Windows 10 like any other pervious OS introduced by the Microsoft works on same mechanics and make sure that the needful is done on relation to hard drive format and the partition whatever maybe the case. In order to make sure that the best and the state of the art process has been introduced in this regard it is advised to make sure that the tutorial is read and applied in full as it will not only make the process easy but will also make sure that the state of the art programs are also introduced to do the needful in the best manner.

How to format a hard drive in Windows 10?

In order to make sure that the hard drive is formatted using Windows 10 it is advised to make sure that he process that the users of windows 7 and 8 follow is to be followed to make sure that the best outcome is generated in this regard. It will also make sure that the user gets the best and the state of the art process in this regard to make sure that the problem of formatting is never faced. In other words if there is a next time then the user can follow the process without any issue and problem and apart from this tutorial the user does not need to find the resolution elsewhere. Following are the steps included in this regard:

  1. The path to be followed is My computer > right click the icon to enter manage part to begin the process:
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  3. On the next screen the user needs to make sure that the disk management is selected to view all the available disks:
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  5. The user then needs to make sure that the partition that is to be formatted is right clicked and the option of “Format” is selected:
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  7. On the next screen the user needs to make sure that the cluster size is determined and the OK button is to be pressed to make sure that the process ends here in full:
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How to create partitions in Windows 10?

For novice users creating partitions might be a daunting task as the Windows 10 is a relatively newer version of the OS that has been launched by the Microsoft. This section deals with the phenomenon that how can it be done with ease and satisfaction and it is also to be noted that built in tools as well as the third party software programs can be used to make sure that the issue is resolved in the best interest of the user leading him or her to the desired result. Following two points are to be considered before the partition is created in windows 10:

A.On running OS the partition is only possible if there is unallocated space that has been left during the installation.

B.If the user needs to make sure that the partition is still created then the existing volumes are to be shrink to create unallocated space as shown:

partition a hard drive in Windows 10

Following are the steps that are to be followed to make sure that the partition of windows 10 is created with ease:

  1. On the desktop the user needs to right click the “My Computer” icon and then the option of manage is to be selected:
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  3. The option of disk management is then to be selected to proceed further in this regard:
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  5. The unallocated space is then to be right clicked to make sure that the option of “New Sample Volume” is selected to proceed further:
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  7. The size is then to be allocated to make sure that the wizard for the new partition starts in this regard:
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  9. The drive letter is then to be allocated to make sure that the new partition gets a new name as specified. It can be selected by clicking the drop down arrow in this regard:
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  11. On the format page the user needs to make sure that the settings are selected as per desire. For all novice users it is advised to make sure that the default settings are left as they are as most of the users are not tech savvy and this might lead to issues if selected wrongly:
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  13. As soon as the next button is clicked the process of creating new partition will end and the user will be prompted to make use of the drive:
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  15. The drive can then be used normally as the other drives in this regard and this completes the process in full:
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Tools that make the partition easier

Following are the two tools that could be used to make sure that the process of partition is made easier and the best and the state of the art results are obtained in this regard:

Minitool Partition Wizard

This tool is one of the best and the state of the art program that could be used to make sure that the best results are obtained. Though it is paid but the user can also use the free version that is available online with some limitations. It helps the user to make sure that the partitions are merged, deleted, created and even overwritten to make sure that the best and the state of the art results are obtained in this regard. In order to make sure that the tool is installed the user needs to make sure that the URL http://download.cnet.com/MiniTool-Partition-Wizard-Free-Edition/3000-2094_4-10962200.html is followed to get the newest edition.

partition a hard drive in Windows 10

Backed by the power of Wondershare it is one of the best and the state of the art programs to make sure that the sure that the data is recovered in the best possible manner and the user also gets the overall smart choice for the future that could be used wherever needed. It can be downloaded from the URL https://www.wondershare.com/data-recovery/ and the complete guide is also there to make the life of the user easy in this regard. The program comes with the a free trial as well that would make sure that the user’s decision and inclination is changed so that the paid versions can also make their way through.

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Things to take care of when partitioning hard drive

Following are some points that should be considered in this regard:

  1. From the Run command the chkdsk utility is to be run to make sure that the errors and the overall health of the disk is checked and the user gets the full awareness about the partition.
  2. The OS that has been installed over the drive is to be separated from the user data and it will also make sure that the user gets the best and the state of the art service in relation to data recovery where applicable.
  3. The partition that is to be made should also be defragmented to make sure that excess wear and tear is also prevented in this regard.

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