Do you want to know how to partition the hard disk drive of your Windows computer? If you are looking for easy solution to format the secondary partition of your Windows computer, then this quick online DIY guide will help you thoroughly.

The partition is a process in which you can separate disk space on a hard drive. You can consider the secondary partition process of a single drive letter (such as ‘C:/’  or ‘D:/’). As per Microsoft, this partition is the process which refers as the ‘volume’. The single hard disk drive consists of either one or multiple partitions and each partition is denoted with an individual drive letter. Though for most of the users, single partition is considered sufficient to make proper use of the hard disk drive, but many consider a secondary partition wherein they possibly want to save recovery programs.

Have you noticed this message stated “Press F2 to enter recovery mode” to pop up on the screen? Chances are that your Windows computer may have a secondary or secret partition. With a secondary partition, you can enable your computer to run from a small section of the disk. If you are planning for a secondary partition, then follow these steps stated below.

  1. Click on the ‘Start’ menu and then click ‘Computer.’
  2. Right-click on the partition or hard disk you wish to format.
  3. Select format from the drop down list.
  4. Click on ‘Start’ and then click ‘OK’ in the confirmation window, which warns you that all data on the partition will be lost.
  5. Click ‘Ok’ once again and then click on ‘Close’.

Isn’t it easy to format a secondary partition on Windows computer by following these steps? To help you try these steps easier, we brought this video wherein you can follow every step-by-step instruction given above.