How to Use Diskpart to Delete a Partition on a USB Drive in Windows 10

Diskpart utility gives the possibility to delete and create multiple partitions on a USB drive.

  • Open cmd as administrator
  • Type diskpart and hit enter.
  • Type list disk. This command will list all the hard drives attached to your computer. Be careful about selecting the right drive. Lets say USB drive is G:
  • Type select disk G.
  • There can be multiple partitions on a drive and want to list them, type list partition. This command will show all the available partitions on a drive.
  • Go to the respective partition by typing select partition XX and hit enter. Example: select partition 0
  • Type delete partition and hit enter. This will delete the partition 0.
  • Repeat the same steps for deleting other partitions. Now Your USB is without any partition.
  • After deleting all the partitions, type create partition primary and hit enter.
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Anup Chhetri

IT system administrator

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