Connect with OliverSK on about.me and twitter.com/oliversk | extension Get Our Chrome Extension

How to open Windows 7 disk management?

Written by: Oliver Krautscheid - Published: Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

The built-in disk manager of Windows 7 allows you to create partitions, allocate unallocated space, change the driver letter or start other related tasks. But how do you open it in the first place?

Ads:

Open Windows 7 Disk Manager

To open the Windows 7 disk manager do this:

1. Step Click on Start
2. Step Enter diskmgmt.msc into the search field

Be careful when you’re modifying a drive. The maxmium number of primary partitions is low. However an extended partition allows you to assign up to 24 letters to that partition, so you can possibly create 24 logical partitions.

Finding large files & Shrinking a partition

If you want to analyze your disk and find large files, you will need a real disk analyzer!

If you need help to shrink a partition, because you want to create a new partition or for whatever reason, you should read our guide that will explain this in great detail: How to shrink a partition

Comments

comments


Trending On Windows 7 Themes .Net

Related Questions


Written by: Oliver Krautscheid
Oliver is the founder and lead editor of this site. He is interested in finding new ways to break Windows, find common errors and help others to fix them. Aside from that, he loves to fully customize systems with Rainmeter and Dreamscene, find out more about ancient civilizations like the Chachapoya, sharpen his digital photography skills and create software with a small group of selected developers. If you would like to connect with him to discuss anything, send him a mail!

Learn More About.Me

Follow me on Twitter for daily updates: Twitter Follower

Contact The Author: support@windows7themes.net Get Free Help.png

Connect With Our Site:

facebook google twitter


Need help? Ask a question at our QA site, click the red button to get started:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Current day month ye@r *