Disk Management is an extension of the Microsoft Management Console that allows full management of the disk-based hardware recognized by Windows.
Disk Management is used to manage the drives installed in a computer – like hard disk drives (internal and external), optical disk drives, and flash drives. It can be used to partition drives, format drives, assign drive letters, and much more.
How to access Disk Management
The most common way to access Disk Management is via the Computer Management utility. See How To Access Disk Management in Windows if you’re not sure how to get there.
Disk Management Availability
Disk Management is available in most versions of Microsoft Windows including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 and Windows Server system.