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[Fixed] Delete Volume Greyed out in Windows 10/8/7

Posted on Jan 03, 2018 by Brithny to Partition Master

Summary:
An easy solution is available here to fix Delete Volume greyed out issue on Windows 10/8/7. Try it to deleted partitions on USB, hard drive, SD card or other removable media when Windows disk management cannot work!

Delete Volume greyed out, cannot delete partition on USB drive

"Recently, I was trying to delete my existing volumes on my USB flash drive using disk management but failed. When I right-clicked on the selected partition, the function 'Delete Volume' is greyed out. Is there any way to fix the issue? I am using Windows 10." 

Overview of Delete Volume greyed out issue

Clearing SD card, USB flash drive or hard drive and removing partitions is a way usually used to fix the device shows the wrong capacity or one that doesn't work right. But sometimes, it can be a difficult job to delete volumes on removable media because the Delete Volume option in disk management greyed out. In fact, many users have been caught in such a disappointing situation or a similar case that Extend Volume greyed out. If you are one of the victims, please don't worry! Here you can find a reliable solution for Delete Volume greyed out issue and remove the partition on SD card, USB drive or other removable media in Windows 10/8/7 successfully with no hassle. 

Fix Delete Volume greyed out issue with disk management alternative software

When Delete Volume greyed out in disk management tool, it will not allow you to deleted partitions on USB, hard drive or SD card. But the issue can be easily fixed if you tried another alternative software that works as well as the Windows built-in utility. Here EaseUS free partition software is recommended for its easy-to-use feature. Now you can free download it to deal with all the disk-related jobs with no errors.  

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 Windows 10 is supported

To deleted partitions on USB, hard drive or SD card, follow these steps:

Step 1. Connect USB, SD card or other removable media to PC, launch EaseUS free partition manager, select the partition you want to delete and right click to choose "Delete partition".

Select the EFI partition you want to delete

Step 2. After selecting Delete partition, click "OK" in the new window to apply the operation to delete the partition.

Step 3. Click "Apply" to save all the changes.

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 Windows 10 is supported