There are many reasons why you would want to partition your computer’s hard drive. The most common reason is to safeguard your files in case your PC fails to boot up for one reason or the other. In which case, it might require a clean install of the operating system and a possible partitioning of the partition where the OS boots from.
Fortunately, with the latest Windows versions, partitioning hard disks have become a simple and quick thing to do. Simply follow the steps given below to partition your hard disk.
Windows Disk Management
This option is the simplest way to partition a hard disk. Windows’ built-in Disk Management tool, Disk Management is perfectly capable of getting the job done fast. Though there are other third-party apps with a bit more extra set of features, at the end of the day, you just want the hard disk to be partitioned.
The step described below is particularly for Windows 10, but they are still applicable if you are using Windows 7, or 8.1.
#1 – Open the Windows search box and type in ‘Disk management‘ and click on Create and …read more
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