How to Shrink a Drive in Windows 10

Today in this post, We will learn about how to shrink a drive in window 10, we have to follow some simple step to do this. But do remember by doing so, our disk may be change to dynamic type which again create some problem if you want to learn how to convert dynamic disk to basic in windows then click here.

How to Shrink a drive in windows 10 and Create a New Partition in Windows

Step 1: First of All, Open Run (Winkey + r) window and type diskmgmt.msc or
Right click on My Computer >>manage>>Disk Management  or  
Just create any file and rename it "diskmgmt.msc".

Step 2: Now select and right click on drive which you want to shrink.
Step 3: Click on Shrink Volume Option. 

Step 4: Now enter the amount of space which you want to shrink. press Shrink.
NOTE: you have to enter lower value than shrinkable space.

Step 5: Now You will see a Free Space of size, you mentioned to shrink. Now Right Click on that Free Space and choose new simple volume. Follow the process.

So, this is how you can shrink a drive and create a new partition in windows 7, 8, 10. If in between this process drive get "dynamic". Please check this post for solution how to convert dynamic disk to basic in windows.

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