How to allocate and delete drive letters in Windows 10 using Diskpart Utility

The Windows Disk Management tool offers you an incredibly simple to use graphical interface for managing drives and drive letters, but what if you just want to modify a drive letter on the command prompt quickly? The diskpart utility facilitates this. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to allocate and delete drive letters in Windows 10 using Diskpart Utility.

Allocate and delete drive letters in Windows 10 using Diskpart Utility

To allocate and delete drive letters in Windows 10 using Diskpart Utility, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Command Prompt in the search box and right click on the Command Prompt option. Then choose the Run as administrator option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run as administrator option, Command Prompt will open in an administrator mode as the following image is showing.

Type the Diskpart into the Command Prompt editor and then press the Enter key. The following screen will appear as soon as you will press the Enter key.

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Now type the list volume into the Command Prompt editor and press the Enter key. The list of volumes will appear as the following image is showing.

Now decide which drive letters you want to change. Check out its volume number and then type select volume 4 and then press the Enter key. The screen will show the following message.

Now it’s time to assign a new letter to the selected drive. Type assign letter= <letter> in the Command Prompt editor and then press the Enter key as the following image is showing.

Similarly, if you want to delete the drive letter you can use the Remove command. E.g. remove letter.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to allocate and delete drive letters in Windows 10 using Diskpart Utility.

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