How to use Windows 11 “Disks and Volumes” Settings options

Windows 11 offers multiple tools to manage the disks and volumes. Some of them were introduced many years ago like the “diskpart” command line and the “Disk Management” system utility. While these tools are still available and can be used, Windows 11 has now new settings to manage the disks and volumes.

Disks & volumes

  • Diskpart

The “diskpart” command line was introduced in year 2000 with Windows 2000 to replace the fdisk command line. It is still useful nowadays in particular when you need to troubleshot and repair a Windows installation.

Diskpart command line
Diskpart command line
  • Disk Management

The “Disk Management” system utility was introduced with Windows 2000 too and it provides a graphical user interface with many options to manage the disks and volumes. It can still be used with Windows 11 and some users may prefer to continue using it.

Windows Disk Management system utility
Windows Disk Management system utility
  • Disks & volumes settings in Windows 11

Microsoft has introduced new settings to manage the disks and volumes in Windows 11. They provide a streamlined interface and have many possibilities.  The following series of tutorials will show you how to use them perform different tasks:


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