What Is the Diskpart Command?:
A diskpart command is also available from the Command Prompt and is used to start the DiskPart tool.
Diskpart Command Syntax:
/add = The /add option will create a new partition on the specified hard drive.
/delete = This option will remove a specified partition on a specified hard drive.
Diskpart Command Examples:
diskpart /add \Device\HardDisk0 5000
In the above example, the diskpart command creates a 5,000 MB partition on the hard drive located at \Device\HardDisk0.
diskpart /delete \Device\HardDisk0\Partition1
In the above example, the diskpart command will remove the Partition1 partition located on the hard drive \Device\HardDisk0.
diskpart /delete G:
In the above example, the diskpart command will remove the partition currently assigned the drive letter G.
Diskpart Command Availability:
The diskpart command is available from within the Recovery Console in Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
Managing partitions is also possible, without the use of a command, from within any version of Windows using the Disk Management tool.