Unable to delete old hard drive’s partition in Disk Management

Issue: I wanted to use faulty laptop’s old hard drive as external drive but i when i trying to delete all partition, i were only able to delete drive C, other partitions like Recovery, System and Reserved etc doesn’t have the option to delete.

Solution:
Using DISKPART command in command prompt
1) Run command prompt as administrator

2) Type diskpart

3) Type list disk
4) Type select disk 1 (disk 1 is the old hard drive)
5) Type list partition ( it displays partitions have not deleted)
diskpart01

6) Type select partition=1 (select the first Recovery partition to delete)
7) Type delete partition override (delete partition)
8) repeat step 6 and 7 to delete rest of the partitions
diskpart02

9) Type exit (to exit DISKPART)
10) Go to Disk Management, old hard drive’s partitions have been deleted.
diskpart03

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