How To Partition A Hard Drive In Windows 7


If you’ve brought a new hard drive and after completing the installation of the hard drive the first you’ve to do is to make a partition.  To divide the total space of the hard drive into different parts such as Local Disk G, Local Disk F etc.

It is good to make a partition of the hard drive that helped you properly manage the total space of the drive. In a build-in hard drive, you can divide the hard drive into almost more than two partitions to properly manage it.

How To Make Partition Hard Drive in Windows

The proper meaning to the partition of the hard drive in Windows means to divide the section of the operating system. Most of the time the part of the hard drive use the entire usable space. But you can manage it by creating multiple drive on your computer.

Step 1 : 

Open Disk Management, the tool gives proper control over hard drives.

Note:  To open Disk Management. Go to Start Menu and in the search box, Enter “create and format hard disk partitions ” and hit Enter button.

Step 2 :

To make a partition hard drive, you’ve to shrink the volume of the hard drive.

Article: How To Shrink A Volume Of Hard Drive  Partition In Windows

Step 3 :

After Shrinking Hard Drive, you able to see unallocated space or free space of the hard drive.

Step 4 :

Right-Click on the unallocated space, select “New Simple Volume”.

Step 5 :

Read the welcome page, and then Click on Next. Now you’ve to set the Specify Volume Size page specifies the minimum and maximum size for the volume in megabytes. Click on Next.

Step 6 : 

Select the Assign Drive Letter or Path for the new partition drive and then hit Next.

Step 7 : 

Press the “Finish” button to complete the process of creating a partition.


Now Disk Management shows you a space configured for a new partition that you’ve created. Which you able to access from My Computers.