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How to Create And Reformat Hard Disk Partition Windows 10

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2016-04-28 11:27:12 Posted by Barbie to Windows 10 Partition Manager

Summary:
This article introduces you an instant way to create and reformat hard disk partition in Windows 10. Any one who wants to make partitions and needs to format it to NTFS, FAT or other file systems can apply the method.

When Do you Make Partitions in Windows 10?

Have you successfully installed Windows 10 on your computer? Good luck then. The next step should be to create partitions on the hard disk so that you can utilize the hard disk space more efficiently. Imagine the huge difference of working efficacy on your Windows 10 computer when there is only one hard drive partition or four partitions. It's obviously beneficial to have multiple volumes on the hard drive to manage system data, downloads, media files and working materials.

Why Format A Hard Drive Partition?

Your hard drive in a new computer running Windows was initially formatted with a file system like NTFS, FAT32, EXT, etc. Only with a file system can Windows store information on the disk. However, you might need to do a second-time formatting job when you've already had theFAT32 hard drive but you now want to convert FAT to NTFS; Or if you purchase an additional hard disk to expand the storage of your computer, you need to format it.

How to Create And Format A Partition with Ease?

To create, format or reformat a hard disk volume, we would recommend a third-party partition management software. Surely, it's not the only way to do the job. Many people said that the Windows built-in disk management are capable of taking the task. True. But only if you got the administrative privileges on the computer, you need to log on to your Windows 10 PC with an administrator account. Otherwise, turn to EaseUS free partition manager, which is regarded as the best free Windows 10 disk management alternative in creating, formatting, resizing, deleting, copying partitions, etc.

  • Steps to create partition in Windows 10 with EaseUS Partition Master

EaseUS Partition Master requires creating a new partition on unallocated space or free space on a hard drive. So, make some available space firstly by shrinking a volume, and then add one.

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master. First create unallocated space by referring to Resize/Move Partition.

2. Right-click the unallocated space, and choose "Create Partition".

create partition Windows 10

3. When the Create partition window pops out, you can enter a partition label, select a drive letter, cluster size, partition size, partition type (Primary/Logical) and file system from the pull-down menu. While creating partition, you also could resize the new partition to a certain size.

add a partition label, file system and drive letter to the partition

4. Click "OK", a new partition will be created.

  • Steps to format partition in Windows 10 with EaseUS Partition Master

Step 1. Install EaseUS Partition Master on your Windows 10 computer and launch it.

Step 2. Right-click the partition you want to format and choose "Format partition".

format hard drive Windows 10

Step 3. A checkbox pops out, on which you can edit a partition label, set a file system and cluster size.

edit information of formatted hard drive Windows 10

Step 4. Click "OK" to apply the format operation.

Step 5. Click "Apply" to apply to accomplish the formatting task.