How to Open Disk Management on Windows 11 Systems


Disk management allows users to create and resize drives, change drive letters, delete partitions or create partitions, and much more. It is a utility found on Windows computers, and there are different ways to access it. I will address this in this tutorial and show you how to open disk management on Windows 11 systems.

Open Disk Management Windows 11

Disk management is very important if you wish to have a healthy computer system. To access this management utility, you can try different methods. In this tutorial, I will walk you through five methods, and you can pick whichever method is the most convenient for you.

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Method 1: Computer Management

Windows computers come with a computer management tool that can be used to access the disk management utility.

Step-1: Click on the search icon on the taskbar and type Computer Management. Click Open.

Open Disk Management

Step-2: Click on the Storage option in the left pane to expand and select Disk Management.

Open Disk Management

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Method 2: Open Disk Management from Search

There is a much quicker way to access disk management without using computer management.

  1.  Click on the search icon on the taskbar and type Disk Management.
  2.  Select Open when you see Create and format hard disk partitions.
    Open Disk Management

Method 3: Open Disk Management From WinX Menu

Windows has a secret menu that many people don’t know about. You can quickly access many utilities, including the disk management feature.

Step-1: Right-click on the Windows icon to access the WinX menu. You can also open it using the shortcut keys Win + X.

Step-2: Select Disk Management.

WinX Menu

Method 4: Run Box

  1.  Use the shortcut keys Win + R to open the Run box.
  2.  Type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter.
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Method 5: Command Prompt/PowerShell

Step-1: Click on the search icon and type cmd for Command Prompt. You can also type PowerShell if you prefer that over the Command Prompt.

Step-2: Click Open.

Step-3: Type the following and press enter:


Open Disk Management

I hope this helped. If you have any further questions, let us know in the comments below.