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Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Creates a partition on a disk, a volume on one or more disks, or a virtual hard disk (VHD).

create partition
create volume
create vdisk


Parameter Description

Create partition

Creates a partition on a disk.

Create volume

Creates a volume on one or more disks, depending on the type of volume you specify.

Create vdisk

Creates a new VHD file using the available disk space on the computer, and then saves it to the location that you specify.

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