When you buy a new Windows 11 PC, it comes with a built-in SSD or HDD. Mostly probably hard disk or SSD will have a single partition. But if you want to organize your files into different categories, then you might want to create a new disk partition.
For example, if you want to store movies on your windows 11 pc, then you can create a movies disk partition to organize your movies.
How to Create Drive Partition on Windows 11
In this section, we are going to discuss how we can create a disk/drive partition on Windows 11 without deleting any data.
Step 1: Search for the “Computer Management” on the search bar and open it.
Step 2: Now click on “Disk Manager” under the Storage option, to see the disk partition.
Step 3: To create a disk partition, first, click on the box that represents the Drive you wish to create a partition. It will have the diagonal patterns inside the box which indicate you have selected the drive. After that, right-click on it and click “Shrink Volume”.
Step 4: Here enter your partition disk space in MB, then click on “Shrink“.
Step 5: Now, it will create unallocated space, this space can be used to create a new disk partition.
Create a New Drive Partition from the Unallocated Space
After you have created an unallocated space now it’s time to create a new partition from the unallocated space.
Step 1: Right-click on the ‘Unallocated’ box in the Disk Management window and click on “New Simple Volum“.
Step 2: The “New Simple Volume Wizard” window will show up. Click on the “Next” button to proceed.
Step 3: On the Specify Volume Size step, keep everything default and click on “Next“.
Step 4: Now, assign a driver letter and click on “Next“.
Step 5: Next, you can give the new drive any name by typing it inside the “Volume label” field, select the file type from the drop-down menu and click on “Next“.
Step 6: Finally, click on “Finish” to create the new disk partition.
Hopefully, now you know how you can create a drive partition on Windows 11. If you liked the article then you can share it with your friends.