How to Open Disk Management in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP


When you want to partition or format a hard drive, you need to open the Disk Management tool. This article will introduce how to open Disk Management in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

Open Disk Management in Windows 10

To open Disk Management in Windows 10, you could follow these steps:

Step 1. Right-click on This PC, and select Manage in the context menu

Step 2. In the Computer Management window, select Disk Management on the left side

Note: You could also open Disk Management in Windows 10 through the Run command. Just press Windows + R altogether to bring up the Run dialog box and type diskmgmt.msc in the box, then hit OK.

Open Disk Management in Windows 8.1/8/7

Step 1. Open Control Panel

Step 2. Tap or click on the System and Security link

Step 3. Click on the Administrative Tools at the bottom of the System and Security window

Step 4. Double-click on Computer Management in the Administrative Tools window

Step 5. Click Disk Management on the left side of the Computer Management window

See Also: How to Open the Control Panel in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

Open Disk Management in Windows Vista

Step 1. Open Control Panel

Step 2. Tap or click on the System and Maintenance link

Step 3. Click on the Administrative Tools at the bottom of the System and Maintenance window

Step 4. Double-click on Computer Management in the Administrative Tools window

Step 5. Click Disk Management on the left side of the Computer Management window

Open Disk Management in Windows XP

Step 1. Open Control Panel

Step 2. Tap or click on the Performance and Maintenance link

Step 3. Click on the Administrative Tools in the Performance and Maintenance window

Step 4. Double-click on Computer Management in the Administrative Tools window

Step 5. In the Computer Management window, click Disk Management

If you have ideas or questions about opening Disk Management in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, just write them down in the comment section below.

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