By AOMEI / Last Updated July 16, 2019

Scenario

“Hey all, there is a partition in my Windows 10 computer that I used to store some personal data. Now I put that data into my USB drive, and this partition is useless. I want to delete this partition, but I am not very clear about the specific steps to delete the partition. Does anyone know how to delete partition in Windows 10? Thanks in advance!”

How to remove partition Windows 10/8/7?

Don’t know how to remove partition Windows 10? Here provides you three methods of easily deleting partition in Windows 10/8/7. Before attempting the following methods, make sure that the important data on the partition has been backed up.

Method 1. Remove partition via Windows built-in tool

To remove partition, you can use the Windows built-in tool Disk Management and Diskpart. The specific steps of deleting partition via Windows built-in tool are as follows:

Remove partition with Disk Management

1. Right click on Start Menu and then select “Disk Management”.

2. After that, right click the partition you want to delete and click “Delete Volume…”

3. Then, select “Yes” to let the system complete the removing process. And you’ve successfully deleted or removed your partition.

Disk Management

Diskpart remove partition

Besides Disk Management, you can also use another Windows built-in tool – Diskpart to complete this operation. Let’s see how to do it:

1. Press “Windows” + “R” to open the Run box, then type “diskpart” in the Run dialog and press “Enter”.

2. After that, type the following command and hit “Enter” after each command

list disk

select disk n (here “n” is the disk number of the disk which contains the partition you want to delete.)

list partition

select partition m (here “m” is the partition number of the partition which you want to delete.)

delete partition

3. When done, type “exit” to close the diskpart utility.

Diskpart

Notice: If you are using dynamic disk, delete the partition will delete all dynamic volumes on the disk. If you want to delete a dynamic disk, you can use the “delete volume” command instead.

Method 2. Remove partition by third party partition deleting tool

Besides remove partition with Windows built-in tool, you can also use a third party partition deleting tool to easily and effectively remove partition in only three steps. Here AOMEI Partition Assistant is highly recommended, it’s a powerful partition management and provides users many useful function. You can use it to format partition, delete partition, migrate OS to SSD, rebuild MBR and so on. The following example will show you the specific steps of how to remove partition in Windows 10:

Step 1. Download, install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant. Find the partition you want to delete, right click it and select “Delete Partition”.

Delete Partition

Step 2. In the pop-up window, choose “Delete Partition Quickly”. Then, click “OK” to continue.

Delete Partition Quickly

Step 3. After that, it will go back to the main interface. Click “Apply” > “Proceed” to commit this operation.

Proceed

Notes:

If the partition you want to delete is a system partition, or a write protected partition, you cannot delete partition with the methods mentioned above. These methods only support the removal of non-system disk partitions.

Conclusion

This tutorial on how to remove partition Windows 10 has been demonstrated above. And you know how to delete partition in Windows 10 easily. AOMEI Partition Assistant can be the best free partition deleting tool. If you delete the partition by mistake one day, you can upgrade to AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional to recover lost partition easily.