How to Remove Partition Windows 10/11 Safely

You may need to remove partition for various reasons. You come to the right place. This post aims to tell you how to remove partition Windows 10 or 11 in three safe and easy ways.


By Hedy / Updated on November 23, 2023

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Is it safe to delete a partition in Windows 10?

Window 10 users may want to remove partition in various situations such as clearing useless data or get unallocated space to extend other partition. But no matter why you need to remove disk partitions, there is a question you have to figure out before learning how to remove partition Windows 10: Is it safe to have partitions removed?

Actually, deleting a partition in Windows 10 can be safe if done carefully and with a good understanding of the data on the partition. However, it's crucial to note that deleting a partition will erase all data on that partition.

How to remove partition Windows 10 or 11?

In this part, we will display three different yet effective ways to erase Windows 10 partition: Disk Management, DiskPart, and AOMEI Partition Manager. You can choose from three methods based on your needs.

Way 1. Remove partition Windows 10 via Disk Management

Windows 10 Disk Management is a built-in tool designed by Windows developer to help users manage partitions and disks on the hard drive. Here is how to remove disk partition in Windows 10 using DM:

Step 1. Right-click the Start button and select Disk Management to display a comprehensive list of all partitions on your computer.

Step 2. Identify the specific drive or partition you want to delete, right-click on it and navigate to "Delete Volume" in the extended menu.


Step 3. Select "Yes" to confirm your intention. In this way, the partition deletion process is successfully executed.

Way 2. Remove partition Windows 10 in DiskPart

For users who enjoy command line functionality, DiskPart is an indispensable tool in Windows and can be the preferred tool for tasks such as partition creation, deletion, and disk formatting. The steps about how to remove partition on Windows 10 are as follows:

Step 1. Press the "Windows"+"R" keys simultaneously.

Step 2. Enter "diskpart" and then click "OK" to launch the command console. Subsequently, execute the following command:


list disk (All the hard drives on your computer will be presented.)

select disk n (n stands for the disk number of the disk that contains the to-be-deleted partition.)

list partition (All the partitions on the selected disk will be listed.)

select partition n (n is the number of the partition you want to delete.)

delete partition


Way 3. Remove partition Windows 10 with third-party disk manager

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard becomes a reliable alternative when Disk Management and DiskPart prove to be less than ideal in certain situations. This third-party partition manager provides a user-friendly, intuitive interface that can be accessed even by those with limited computer expertise. In addition, it has the following advantages in partition management:

It facilitates the deletion of various partitions, be it data partition or system partition, and provides the option to delete all partitions simultaneously by wiping the hard drive.
Compatible with all versions of Windows, including Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7, XP, and Vista.
Provides a range of partition management functions, including resizing/moving partitions, cloning partitions, formatting partitions, creating partitions, and merging partitions.

To get a seamless experience of deleting partitions, consider downloading this free software and follow the guide to see how to remove partition Windows 10 or 11:

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Step 1. Install and run the software. In the main interface, you can see all disks and partitions on your computer. Right-click the partition that you want to remove, and choose "Delete Partition".


Step 2. In the small pop-up window, we recommend you choose "Delete partition quickly (delete partition without wiping data)" and click "OK".

★ Delete partition quickly: The data which has been deleted is recoverable if you want to find it back one day.
★ Delete partition and wipe all data on it: The data which has been deleted usually can not be restored by any data recovery software, so please be cautious to use it.


Step 3. Go back to the main interface; click "Apply" to commit the operation.



How to remove partition Windows 10 or 11? There are three ways available on this page. Compared with Disk Management or DiskPart, AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is more applicable for user cases. If you upgrade to the Professional edition, you can enjoy more powerful features like moving folders from C drive to D drive, allocating free space, recovering lost data, and more.

Hedy · Staff Editor
Hedy is an editor of AOMEI Technology. She is very good at solving problems of partition management, and she wants to share all the problems she had already solved to users who met the same questions.