Diskpart command line to manage disk partitions

by Jane / Thu Mar 01 2018 / UPDATED in Partition Magic Server

Diskpart.exe is the default hard disk managing tool alternative to Windows Disk Management, it’s the command line interface, which is preferred by many Server administrators, the following listed some operations that can be done with diskpart

Initializes a RAW disk for first-time use, enabling the disk to be formatted and used to store data. initialize disk from command line diskpart, it’s fast and easy to understand, the following command is used for initializing disk to MBR disk.


Set active partition from the command prompt is often used when you have multiple systems in one disk, you can set active partition in Windows 2008, in Windows 2003, and the latest Windows 10, by setting one partition active is to make this partition bootable, at the meantime, you set other partition not active.


Windows Low Disk Pace Alert Your disk partition(s) was partitioned in fixed size when installing Operating System, files, data and more applications stored on the partition are gradually increased, if you didn’t allocate large enough system partition size, so one day you will get “Windows Low Disk Space” alert. Windows suggests you to delete or uninstall useless data or Apps;