2 Ways Help Quickly Delete Partition in Windows: Do Not Miss

Are you feeling trouble to save anything in your PC? Thus the best option is to delete partition, through this, free space on a specific drive will easily generate. Meanwhile, it’s better to keep in mind that the hard drive partition only deleted, when it is not in use.

1What You Should Know about Partition?

Basically, the partition is a small hard disk region that allows the operating system to manage the desired piece of information separately. Before deleting partitions, make sure that you save the important files.

The Significance of Partition

The following are the significance given below:

Data Protection

The partitions have the ability to provide multiple regions, so it’s easy to store the data like professional, personal or any OS data separately. In case, one partition is inaccessible for any reason, thus other data can still be accessed easily.

Easily Enhance the Performance

The partition has the ability to boost performance while decreasing the stroking process. With this, the performance will easily enhance.

Ability to Run the Different OS in One System

Meanwhile, with the presence of multiple partitions, you can easily get the opportunity to install a Windows new version without any influences on a distinct partition.

2    How to Delete a Partition in Windows?

1Using Disk Management

Windows has the ability to offer more tools and Apps that seems easy to use. If you delete partition, so you don’t need to install any kind of third-party App. While managing partitions and disks, it’s become easy to use the Windows. Here I am explaining some steps that seem helpful:

Step 1: Start and Find Your Disk

First and foremost, start Disk Management, so it’s easy to find the partition that you desire to remove. With right clicking all the list of volume appear on the top side.

Step 2: Delete the Volume

The list will show the partition, all you need to do is right click on it and select the option of Delete Volume. On the spot, a prompt will appear that is Delete Simple Volume.

delete simple volume

Make it sure that you have backed up all your important data on the partition, after that click Yes to continue the process.

Step 3: Selected Partition Marked Unallocated

In just a couple of minutes, your selected partition will be deleted with Disk Management. While clicking on continue, you will see the opted partition marked as Unallocated. So, close the Disk Management because you’re done up with all the process.

deleted partition marked as unallocated

2Delete a Partition from Windows Using Command Prompt

The operating system gives the ability for storing data while providing separate partitions like SSD or HHD storage. Microsoft Windows can easily support this unique feature, as it is the most powerful one. Sometimes, you may face the situation of fulfill up the partition, then the only option is deleting it while using Command Prompt.

Step 1: Press Win Key + X, or directly click on the Start button.

Step 2: Click on the Command Prompt button.

Step 3: Click on Run as Administrator.

Step 4: Type “diskpart”. It’s just a utility or command line, also get a UAC prompt.

Step 5: When you get UAC prompt, simply click on Yes.

Step 6: Type “List volume” (a partition list will be created, in which every kind of partition list will appear).

Step 7: Type “select volume number” to select the desired volumes.

Step 8: Type “delete volume” to delete the volume you chose.

delete a volume in windows

Your selected volume will be deleted and turn into unallocated space.

3Bonus: How to Recover Deleted or Lost Partition?

What if you get a partition deleted by accident? Do not panic. Deleted or lost partitions can be easily recovered with the help of iMyFone AnyRecover. It can also restore lost data from all storage media, including internal or external hard drives, memory cards, flash drives etc.


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Recover Deleted/Lost Partition with AnyRecover

Step 1: Select the Recovery Mode

Download and Install the iMyFone AnyRecover and click on Lost Partition Recovery mode.

lost partition recovery mode

Step 2: Select the Partition

After activating the mode of Lost Partition Recovery, the App will start scanning immediately your hard drive for partition. After scanning, choose the partition you want to recover and click on Next.

select a partition

Step 3: Choose the File Type

Select the file type that you want to recover and again click on Scan.

select file type

Step 4: Preview and Start the Recovery Process

AnyRecover will list the lost files in respective file types after the scanning. Click on the Recover option after selecting desired files and choose a target partition for storage.

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Step 5: All-Round Recovery

When you click on All-Round Recovery, the App will automatically start the scanning process to display the lost partitions. Simply click on the desired partition and double click on the Next option.

all round recovery

Step 6: Preview and Recover

After scanning, it's better to preview your lost files that you want to recover. Then click on Recover tab.

all round select


If you are thinking to delete any kinds of partition, then the above tricks will seem helpful to you. However, if you lost important data due to accidentally deleting a partition, you’ll find it never been so easy to get your lost partitions back with the help of iMyFone AnyRecover App.

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By  Alva Doris , to Hard Drive Recovery

Updated on May 28, 2020

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