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How To Partition SSD In Windows 11

In Windows 11, there are two methods you can use to partition an SSD – through the Settings app or Disk Management. These methods allow you to optimize your storage and efficiently manage your PC’s storage capacity. Whether you prefer the simplicity of the Settings app or the advanced options of Disk Management, you’ll be able to create partitions for your SSD with ease.

Step-by-Step Guide to Partitioning SSD in Windows 11

Whether you want to create a partition using the Settings app, Disk Management, or during the Windows 11 installation process, this step-by-step guide will help you partition your SSD effectively.

To partition an SSD in Windows 11 using the Settings app, follow these simple steps:

  1. Open the Settings app on your Windows 11 PC.
  2. Navigate to Storage > Advanced storage settings > Disks & volumes.
  3. Select your SSD from the list of available disks.
  4. Click on “Create volume.”
  5. Choose a label, letter, file system, and size for the new partition.
  6. Click on “Format” to complete the process.

If you prefer to use Disk Management, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Disk Management app on your Windows 11 PC.
  2. Right-click on the unallocated space and select “New Simple Volume.”
  3. Follow the wizard to create the partition, specifying the size and other settings as needed.

If you want to create a partition during the Windows 11 installation process, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start your PC with a Windows 11 USB install media.
  2. Press any key to begin and click “Install now.”
  3. Type the product key or click “Skip” if it’s a reinstallation.
  4. Accept the license terms and choose the edition of Windows 11.
  5. Select the “Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)” option.
  6. Delete any existing partitions and click “New” to create a new partition.
  7. Choose the size and apply the changes.

Remember, before you proceed with partitioning your SSD, it’s crucial to back up any important data. Partitioning may lead to data loss, so it’s better to be safe than sorry.