Disk Management Command Line Utility

The Disk Management Command Line Utility component provides a command-line utility for managing disks and volumes. This component uses the Diskpart.exe application and is scriptable. It can be used to perform disk-related tasks, such as creating partitions and volumes and assigning drive letters.


This component includes the application, Diskpart.exe, which is the command-line utility 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 behaves identically to the Disk Management MMC Snap-In component. You can use one or both components to manage disks and volumes.

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