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

Updated on Nov 30, 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!

"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

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:

Notice:
1. Connect your SD card, USB or external hard drive to PC before the deletion.
2. Save important data from the external storage device to another secure location in advance.
 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master on your PC

On the main interface, right-click on the partition of the SD card, USB or external hard drive and select "Delete".

Delete partition on external storage device

Step 2: Confirm the deletion

Click "OK" to confirm that you need to delete the partition on the selected device.

Confirm to delete partition on the external storage device

Step 3: Keep changes

Click the "Execute Operation" button at the top corner and save all changes by clicking "Apply".

Compelete deleting partition on SD/US/external hard drive
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 Windows 10 is supported