diskpart is a command-line disk partitioning utility included in Windows 2000 and later Microsoft operating systems, replacing its predecessor, fdisk. The command is also available in ReactOS.
|Developer(s)||Microsoft, Lee Schroeder|
|Initial release||February 17, 2000|
|Operating system||Windows, ReactOS|
|License||Windows: Proprietary commercial software|
ReactOS: GNU General Public License
The command supports the use of scripts to automate its usage. For example, the following text file could be supplied to
diskpart to create a new partition:
create partition logical size=2048 assign letter=F
The installed disks and their associated volumes and/or partitions can be viewed by these commands:
list disk list volume list partition
On the Recovery Console, which is included in all Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, there is a
diskpart command which is significantly different from the one included in the actual operating system. It only provides functionality for adding and deleting partitions, but not for setting an active partition.
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