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Disk Management MMC Snap-In

The Disk Management MMC Snap-In component provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for managing disks and volumes. The component contains an MMC snap-in that can be used to perform disk-related tasks such as creating and formatting partitions and volumes, and assigning drive letters.


This component includes the Disk Management MMC snap-in, diskmgmt.msc, which is the GUI for disk and volume management.

Associated Components

This component is a client that encompasses the Disk Management Services component.

The following components are required for this component to function properly:

You should also install at least one of the following file system components with this component:


There are no configurable settings for this component.


This component functions identically to the Disk Management Command Line Utility component. Either one or both components can be used to manage disks and volumes.

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