How to Open Disk Management in Windows 10

In this post, you will see six diverse ways to open Disk Management in Windows 10.

You’ll also see the steps to create a Disk Management shortcut. Let’s get started.

How to Open Disk Management in Windows 10

Method #1

Right-click on the “Start” button.

In the Power user menu, hit the “Disk Management” option, which you can find between “Network Connections” and “Computer Management.”

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Method #2

Use diskmgmt.msc command in any of the following programs to open Disk Management:

  • File Explorer address bar
  • Task Manager (click File > Run new task to use the command)

Method #3

Open the Start menu.

Type disk management.

Click on “Create and format hard disk partitions” in the search results.

Method #4

Open Settings.

Type disk management in the search box at the top.

Click on “Create and format hard disk partitions.”

Method #5

Open the Control Panel.

Type disk in the search box at the top right.

Click on the “Create and format hard disk partitions” link.

Method #6

Go to C: > Windows > System32 folder.

Double-click the “diskmgmt” file.

How to Create a Disk Management Shortcut

Follow the steps below to create a Disk Management shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on the desktop or File Explorer blank area.

Hover your mouse over “New” in the context menu.

Hit “Shortcut.”

Type diskmgmt.msc in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up.

Click the “Next” button.

Give the shortcut name if you don’t like the suggested one.

Click on the “Finish” button.

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