How to delete a USB memory partition in Windows

Delete a USB memory partition

Way 1: Use Diskpart to remove USB partition in Windows

delete a USB memory partition

Press the Windows + R key combination, type cmd and press Enter to open a command prompt.

Step 2. Type diskpart and press enter.

Step 3. Write list disk. And diskpart will list all the hard drives on your computer right away, including the USB drive that is connected to the computer. They assume your USB drive is the G drive :.

Step 4. Type select disk G and press enter.

If there are more partitions in usb and you want to remove some of them, in this case type list partition and press enter. It should list all partitions, numbered 0, 1, 2 …

Step 6. Type select partition 0 and press enter.

Step 7. Type delete partition and press enter.

Repeat step 6 and step 7 to delete partition 1 or 2 …

Using EaseUS Partition Management Software to Remove USB Memory Partition

Some people with little technical experience really or want to avoid using diskpart because they think it is too complicated for them. The most worrying thing is to be afraid of causing more problems and damaging your hard drive data.

And there is also the possibility of finding with this error ‘diskpart cannot remove partition on removable media’.

In these cases, we have no other means than to resort to a third party tool, here I would like to recommend the best EaseUS Partition Master which is a professional partition management software, allows to remove, format, hide, delete, copy and merge partitions, etc..

In addition, it is fully compatible with all Windows system series and has some advanced partition management functions that are not available on diskpart, such as moving OS to hdd/ssd.

Step 1. Start EaseUS Partition Master. Right click on the USB partition you want to delete and select “Delete”.

Step 2. A window appears and click “OK” to continue. You can then see that the space occupied by the deleted partition is displayed as unallocated. You can assign it to other neighboring partitions or create a new one as you like. Click Run to finish the whole process.

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