7 ways to open Disk Management in Windows 10

7 ways to open Disk Management in Windows 10

The following article will show you 7 methods to open Disk Management on Windows 10 computer to choose from. Alternatively, you can learn how to create a shortcut to Disk Management.

7 Ways to Open Disk Management in Windows 10

Method 1: Open Disk Management from the Quick Access Menu

Right-click on the bottom left corner ( Start button) on your desktop to open the Quick Access Menu , then select Disk Management.

Select Disk Management

Method 2: Access Disk Management through Run

Use Win + R to open Run , type diskmgmt.msc in the box and press OK.

Method 3: Open Disk Management in Computer Management

Step 1 : Right-click on This PC and select Manage in the context menu to enter Computer Management.

Step 2 : Select Disk Management on the left side.

Select Disk Management on the left side

Method 4: Open Disk Management through direct search

Type disk manage in the search box on the taskbar and choose Create and format hard disk partitions in the results.

Choose Create and format hard disk partitions in the results

Method 5: Open Disk Management with Run command through Search

Type diskmgmt.msc in the lower left search box and click diskmgmt in the list.

Method 6: Open Disk Management through Command Prompt

Step 1 : Open Command Prompt.

Step 2 : Type diskmgmt and press Enter.

Method 7: Turn on Disk Management via Windows PowerShell

Step 1 : Open Windows PowerShell through search.

Step 2 : Type diskmgmt and press Enter.

Other ways to open Disk Management in Windows 10

There is another way for you to open Disk Management in Windows 10, faster and more convenient. That is to create a shortcut Disk Management on a Windows computer. When you want to open Disk Management, just double-click the shortcut, it’s easy! Here you will be shown two ways to create shortcuts for Disk Management.

Option 1: Create desktop shortcut for diskmgmt.msc

Open This PC , type diskmgmt.msc in the top-right search box, right-click diskmgmt in the results, point to Send to on the context menu, and then select Desktop (create shortcut) in the sub-list.

Create desktop shortcut for diskmgmt.msc

Method 2: Create a CMD file for diskmgmt.msc on the desktop

Step 1 : Open Notepad from the Start menu and type diskmgmt.msc into it.

Step 2 : Tap File on the menu bar and select Save As in the menu.

Step 3 : Select Desktop , type Disk Management.cmd in the file name box and click Save.

Type Disk Management.cmd in the file name box

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  • 6 ways to open Computer / System Properties in Windows 10
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