[Tested & Effective] Delete All Partitions on Windows 11/10/8/7 PC at One Time
Can I Delete All Partitions Windows 11/10?
"Can anyone tell me if it's possible to delete all partitions on a Windows PC? I want to fully clean and remove all partitions on my Windows 10 computer and Windows 7 laptop to reinstall Windows OS.
I'm having trouble clearing the system partition from my computer. So is it possible to delete all partitions even including the system partition in Windows 10/8/7? How?"
Are you looking for a simple guide to help you clean and delete all partitions on your Windows PC to make use of all space on the computer HDD or SSD? Here on this page, you'll learn three ways to remove all partitions from disk: automatically delete all partitions at a time with powerful partition manager software, remove all partitions using Disk Management, and delete all partitions on Windows 10 using Diskpart in Command Prompt.
- If you have important data saved on the computer hard drive or SSD in Windows 10/8/7, back up and extract all data to an external hard drive in advance.
If you are looking for an easy way to delete all partitions at a time on an HDD or SSD in Windows 10, 8, or 7, you'll have three methods to try and remove all partitions on your own. Just follow to see how can you delete all partitions altogether with ease now.
If you prefer an effective and 100% working trick, EaseUS partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master in Method 1 will help. If you need a free guide, Method 2 with disk management tool and Method 3 with diskpart command lines can be your choices.
EaseUS partition manager software allows you to delete all partitions from a hard drive at one time with its "Delete All" feature.
All you need is to install EaseUS Partition Master on your PC and activate it into a full version so to gain a smooth partition deleting process with the below guidelines:
Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master on your computer.
Step 2. Select to delete partition or delete all partitions on hard drive.
- Delete single partition: right-click on a partition that you want to delete and choose "Delete...".
- Delete all partitions: right-click a hard drive that you want to delete all partitions, and select "Delete All...".
Make sure that you've backed up the important data on the selected partition because this manner will compeletely remove data.
Step 3. Click "OK" to confirm the deletion.
Step 4. Click "Execute xx Operation" on the top menu and then click "Apply" to save the change.
0:00 - 0:39 Delete single volumes; 0:39 - 1:09 Delete all partitions.
After this, you'll get an empty second hard disk or SSD on your PC, and you can create partitions on the disk to make full use of the space by them. Except for deleting partitions, EaseUS Partition Master provides more one-stop disk partition features, such as resize/move the partition to solve low disk space issue, clone disk, merge partitions, create/delete/format partition, wipe data, disk/partition conversion, and more.
If you don't like using a third-party tool, Windows Disk Management can help you delete partitions from HDD or SSD. But this tool doesn't let you delete all partitions at once, you can only remove all partitions one by one.
1. Open Disk Management on Windows computer by right-clicking This PC or My Computer and select "Manage".
2. Right-click on the second hard drive or SSD partition and select "Delete Volume".
3. Repeat the steps again and again until you've deleted all partitions from the hard drive in Windows 10/8/7 PC. After deletion, all the space on your hard disk drive will be unallocated space. You can create new partitions to start again.
1. Right-click Start button and select Command Prompt.
2. Type: diskpart in Command Prompt and hit Enter.
3.Type: list disk and hit Enter.
4. Type: select disk 2 and hit Enter. (Replace 2 with the disk number of your second HDD/SSD.)
5. Type: clean and hit Enter.
6. Type: exit to finish the whole process.
After this, you'll get all partitions removed from the hard drive and you can re-partition the hard drive again by creating new partitions with the unallocated space.
As we all know the Windows system doesn't allow users to delete system partition to ensure users can run the computer with a smooth experience. But if you are trying to reinstall a new Windows operating system like Windows 10 on your PC and re-manage your computer space, you'll need to delete all Windows hard drive partitions together with the OS. Then, how to delete all partitions on Windows 10, including the system partition?
To save your time and energy, the best way to do this job is by applying the ultimate EaseUS Partition Master. You can delete all partitions on Windows 11/10 with the operating system using a Windows 11/10 bootable USB drive.
Step 1. Boot from EaseUS Partition Master bootable USB drive or CD/DVD disc. Learn how to create and access EaseUS bootable disk.
Step 2. Before trying to use the "Delete All..." feature on a system drive, you must delete both the boot partition and system partition resided there in advance. So first, right-click on the boot drive and select "Delete...".
Confirm the message "Are you sure you want to delete the selected partition?" and click "OK".
Step 3. Then, go back and right-click on the system drive as the picture shows and select "Delete...".
Confirm again the warning message and click "OK".
Step 4. After successfully removing the OS partitions, this time right-click on the whole disk and select "Delete All...".
Step 5. Click "OK" to confirm deleting all partitions at once.
Step 6. Finally, to save the changes, click the "Execute (number) Operations" on the top menu and then click "Apply".
In conclusion, we have shown you three ways to delete all partitions on Windows 11/10/8/7 in this post.
- EaseUS Partition Master allows you to delete all partitions from a disk at one time. And it still supports deleting system partition in a WinPE environment with a EaseUS Partition Master bootable USB drive.
- Disk Management can help to delete partitions one by one. When there are many partitions on your disk, this method is not very efficient.
- Diskpart in CMD can remove all partitions on a hard drive. But we highly recommend that only advanced computer users adopt this approach. Otherwise, any wrong operation may bring damage to your hard drive.
Delete All Partitions Windows 11/10 FAQs
Go on check the following relevant questions on how to remove all partitions from a hard drive on Windows 10, 8, and 7.
Can I delete all partitions?
It's easy to delete all partitions on a hard drive if it's not the system disk. The simplest way to delete all disk partitions is applying EaseUS partition management software. It provides the Delete All Partitions option to remove all partitions at a time.
Besides, if you want to delete all partitions on a system disk, you can use run EaseUS Partition Master with a bootable USB do make it.
Can I delete all partitions when reinstalling Windows 11/10?
To ensure a 100% clean Windows 10 install, you need to fully delete all the partitions on the system disk these instead of just formatting them. After deleting all partitions you should be left with some unallocated space. You can delete the primary partition and the system partition with EaseUS Partition Master WinPE bootable disk. Read the content and check details.
How do I unpartition a hard drive in Windows 11/10?
How do I unpartition a drive? You can unpartition a hard drive and delete the partitions in several ways. Let's say how to delete partitions in Windows 10 with Disk Management:
Step 1. Right-click the Start button and click "Disk Management".
Step 2. Right-click the target partition and choose "Delete Volume".
Step 3. Select "Yes" to start to unpartition and remove partitions from your hard drive.
What is the fastest way to remove all partitions from a drive?
The fastest way to remove all partitions from a hard drive is using an efficient disk partition tool:
Step 1. Download and run EaseUS Partition Master.
Step 2. Right-click the hard drive you want to remove partitions from, then choose "Delete All".
Step 3. Click "OK" and execute the operation to remove all partitions.
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