This article is all about how to create a partition in windows through using the command prompt in windows. Windows normally install itself to a single partition on your hard drive. However, you can split your hard drive into several different partitions and store your data files separately from your system. We can create partitions on windows as hard drive partitions allow the computer to treat one hard drive as multiple distinct volumes. This enables you to install multiple operating systems or create a second drive for storing specific file.So let’s start here how to create a partition in windows using the command prompt.
Now follow given below steps to create a new partition on your hard disk:
Step 1: – First of all open command prompt as admin by using Windows key+R and then choose command prompt (Admin) option to open the command prompt as admin.
Step 2: – After that type diskpart in command prompt and then press enter to proceed.
Step 3: – After that type list disk command in it and then press enter to proceed
Step 4: – Now you saw that a list of all disks which is connected to your computer will be shown on screen now simply type select disk 0 (Here 0 is the number of disks in which you want to create a partition) in command prompt and press enter to proceed.
Step 5: – Now after that type create partition primary size=70000 (Here give the size in MB, not in GB) in command prompt and then press enter to proceed. As the figure is shown below
Step 6: – After that now assign a letter or path to your new partition that is useful in identifying the partition by its name. So always assign a letter or path to your partition.To assign a letter on your partition type assign letter=R and then press enter. (Here you can change letter name from R to anything which you want)
Step 7: – Now after that, we format that newly created partition by type because without a format that partition we do not use that partition for storing data on your hard disk. So always remember that always format your newly created partition before using it. Now to format a partition type format fs=ntfs quick in command prompt and then press enter to proceed.
Step 8: – Now you saw that a new partition will be created on your hard drive.
Step 9: – Now to check all partitions on your hard disk through using command prompt simply type list volume command after select disk 0 commands in command prompt and press enter.
Now all of your partitions will be shown on the screen on your system.