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6 Easy Ways to Open Disk Management in Windows 10

There are many necessary tasks with disks, such as troubleshooting, hiding drives, etc.

On this tutorial, we are going to learn different ways to access the Disk Management in Windows 10

Method #1: Open Disk Management using Start Menu

The first way to access is right-clicking on the Start Menu and select the option Disk Management.

Method #2: Open Disk Management with Manage

Another option to access Disk Management is using This PC shortcut.

  1. Search in Windows the term This PC
  2. Right-click on This PC and select Manage
  3. On the window that appears, click on Disk Management
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Method #3: Open Disk Management using Run

You also can access the Disk Management through the Run command.

  1. Press the key combination: Winkey + R
  2. Type the command: diskmgmt.msc
  3. Press Enter or OK

Method #4: Open Disk Management Using Search

This is another way to access the Disk Management using Windows Search.

Just search the term Disk and select Create and format hard disk partitions

Method #5: Open Disk Management using Command Prompt

You can access the Disk Management using the Command Prompt

  1. Open the Command Prompt as Administrator
  2. On the command prompt, type the command diskmgmt and press Enter

As additional information, you should know that from the Command Prompt you can use different commands to perform specific tasks on your discs like:

chkdsk This command allows you to check for errors in your disks.

diskpart Using this command, you make changes on your partitions like removing or mounting

convert It allows changing FAT or FAT32 volumes to NTFS format.

Fsutil It is a powerful tool for your partitions or NTFS volume since it allows you to manage disk quotas, unmount volumes, among other tasks.

Mountvol Mount or unmount an NTFS volume in a folder.

Method #6. Open Disk Management using PowerShell

You can also open the Disk Management using PowerShell.

  1. Open Windows PowerShell using Windows Search
  2. Type the command diskmgmt and press Enter

As Windows user, you must be very up-to-date on the status and configuration of the hard drives and, thanks to the Disk Management, you can have a status summary of each disk.

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