Creating a hard disk partition to place your different stuffs and collections in a specified volume is useful for a daily computer user. A particular drive or volume can be created to store a particular group of items such as softwares, work related documents, movies & musics and others at a single place. Whenever user gets a new PC/laptop or formats his/her own PC/laptop, he/she needs to do partition of the hard disk to create different drives to store stuffs.

how to create hard disk partition in Windows PCTo make a hard disk partition is very easy and quick process to perform on your computer without the help of any expert. Here we are mentioning a step-by-step process to create a hard disk partition on a windows PC/laptop.

Step 1- Open Control Panel, select System and Security.

step 1Step 2- In System and Security section, Create and format hard disk partition under Administrative Tools.

* If the User Account Control window appears, select Yes.

step 2Step 3- A new window for Disk Management will open. Here you will see different volumes available on your computer. If you are on a new PC/laptop or you have formated your PC/laptop, you will see a single partition available – C: Drive – with all available space on your hard disk. Here I have already made partition on my PC so you will find different volumes of different capacities here.

capture-20131228-112709Step 4- In the Disk Management window, Right-click the C: drive and select Shrink Volume.

Step 5- Enter the size of the partition to be created in Enter the amount of space to shrink in MB and select Shrink.

capture-20131228-114013Step 6- Now in Disk management window you will find Unallocated space on right of the C: Drive. Here right-click Unallocated and select New Simple Volume.

Step 7- Enter the amount of space in MB you want put in your new drive. If still there any space available on your hard disc, you will find unallocated space there and can create another drive on your PC.

Step 8- Follow the on-screen instructions.

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