Re: Alternative disk management software accessible using a screen-reader

Dave Durber

Hello John:

Following several searches on line, for instructions on how to delete a partition/volume on a USB memory stick, several of which suggested I type the command line:

delete partition

When I tried this command, Windows displayed the message:

No drive is selected.

Then I came across a sight which suggested the command:


which did the trick

Once I closed DiskPart and closed the CMD window, I used the partition and format manager to see if the entire 64 GB was now available as . unalocated space.

I'm sorry to say, for me anyway, the only unalocated space available, was 8 GB.

So, it looks like the rest of the available space between 8 GB an 64 GB no longer exists, that is as far as Windows is concerned.

So, I am off to search for another 64 GB memory stick at a good discounted price.

Thank you to everyone who has tried to help me with this problem.

Dave Durber

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Covici" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2018 1:39 PM
Subject: Re: Alternative disk management software accessible using a screen-reader

What did not work with diskpart?

On Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:34:29 -0400,
Dave Durber wrote:

Hello everyone:

as the subject says, I am looking for such software to try and
delete the existing partition on my USB memory stick and return
it to its full size of 64 GB.

I have tried using the Disk Partition and Formatting program
which comes with Windows and the command line DiskPart program
with no success.

So, I am hoping that someone can suggest an alternative program
for me to try.

Thanks in anticipation for any suggestions.

Dave Durber

Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
How do
you spend it?

John Covici wb2una

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