Virtual Disk Service error: The object is not found
“I initialized it to MBR when it was first recognized by Windows. I’d like to create
a primary partition on my 250 GB hard drive. In Diskpart, I typed these commands to
create partition: list disk > select disk 1 > create partition primary
size=228937. And then I get the error message says Virtual Disk Service error: The
object is not found in Diskpart as following picture showing. Why can’t I create a
partition on that disk? What’s the simplest method to solve this issue?”
Did you come across the similar problem? Sometimes Diskpart would fail us owing to
different kinds of reasons. For instance, you’ll find Diskpart
failed to clear disk attributes when it comes to readonly issue. Then, what
should you do in such situations? Actually, achieving the goal with the help of
other tools as soon as possible is definitely a wise choice.
Create Partition Primary: The object is not found – Quick Fix
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is free
hard drive partition software that is a tiny utility due no bundled software inside.
It is free yet very powerful and has been trusted by millions of users all over the
world. With this easy-to-use partition manager, you can easily solve the “Diskpart
the object is not found” trouble, and create both primary partition and logical
drive effortlessly on that disk. Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, XP and Vista are supported. Free download and have a try.
1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant on your PC. If the “The object is not
found” error occurs on external hard drive, connect it to your PC and make sure it
can be detected.
2. At the main interface, right click the space you want to create partition with and
select Create Partition.
3. In this popping up page, specify the size, the location, drive letter and file
system of the new partition. Click on Advanced in the lower-left
corner, you are able to set partition label, partition type (primary or logical),
unallocated space before/after and SSD partition alignment as displayed.
4. Now, preview the result. Click Apply to commit the operations. The process will be completed in
a short while.
To solve “create partition primary Virtual Disk Service error The object is not
found” problem, the advanced version of this software, AOMEI Partition Assistant
Professional, also provides command line partitioning. For the user who is
familiar with CUI, that is a tool you don’t want to miss.
Other Possible Solutions for “The object is not found” error in Diskpart
The causes for the error are various. Apart from the Diskpart flaw, you are likely to
get the similar prompting message under following situations.
In the first place, you try to modifying an OEM Recovery Partition. The OEM Recovery
Partition was created by the PC’s manufacturer and usually cannot be altered by
general users. So you cannot even unhide it by assigning a drive letter. An
acceptable solution is to contact your OEM support to seek professional
In addition, you would get the “The object is not found” error in Diskpart when the
disk is failing and cannot hold a partition any more. You can run CHKDSK /f on that
disk to check
hard drive for errors. If disk failing is the case, it is suggested to
create a backup for the disk first and then perform data migration with a healthy
Solve “The object is not found” from another aspect
Aforementioned software, AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, is powerful disk cloning
software as well. It provides two different copy methods, sector-by-sector clone and
intelligent clone, that help you clone from large drive to smaller without any
obstacle. Let’s take a closer look.
1. Connect a healthy hard drive to your machine and be sure it is recognized. Install
and start AOMEI Partition Assistant.
2. At the main console, right click the failing disk and select Clone Disk.
3. Choose clone method from given options according to your own situation. This post
will take the first method for example.
4. Select the healthy hard drive as the destination disk. If it is an SSD, tick the
option Optimize the performance of SSD.
5. In this page, adjusting partition size is available. Please note that if you’ve
chose sector-by-sector clone method in step 3, this step will be skipped. Also, if
you clone from large disk to smaller, the clone option “Clone without resizing
partitions” will grayed out.
6. View the virtual result. The Disk 2 contains all partitions on Disk 1 now. Click Apply to execute the pending
operations. Switch the hard drive when the cloning completes.
Tips: If you’re cloning a system disk, sometimes, to boot from the
target disk successfully, you may need to disconnect the source disk from computer
or exchange the connection socket of the destination disk and the source disk.
Usually, leave only the target disk installed and then boot up the PC is the
When you get the message “Virtual Disk Service error: The object is not found” in
Diskpart while creating primary partition, you can create a partition on that disk
with another tool. If the disk is failing and cannot hold a partition, you can
replace it with a healthy one by cloning everything from one disk to another.
The AOMEI Partition Assistant can help you create
logical partition in Windows 10 with ease as well. When it comes to disk
cloning, the software supports copy game
disk to upgrade hard drive, too.