Convert MBT to GPT using Diskpart utility

Author: fan    Posted: 29 July 2020   Viewed: 37 times   Tag: #Windows 10 

Features

MBR

GPT

Maximum storage capacity

2TB (upto 4TB for NTFS)

No disk capacity limitation

Boot mode

BIOS

UEFI

Compatibility

All Windows and Windows Server versions from Windows NT to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019

Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019

Security

Easy to configure with no security features

More secure

Data safety

More prone to errors because the boot records are stored on the same partition

Less prone to errors and data recovery is possible as CRC information is stored in a separate partition.

 


 1. Open the Run dialog (Windows key + R), type diskpart and click OK



2. Then type diskpart and press Enter

3. Run the command list disk.



4. Run the command select disk X (X being the number of the MBR disk you want to convert to GPT). This selects the required hard disk.



5. Run the command convert gpt. This will convert the target to GPT.




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