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Windows 7: Cannot make large enough partition for dual boot.

10 May 2012   #11
lrm537

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
Windows cannot be installed to this disk The selected disk has an MBR

I managed to create the partition as per your instructions. Only thing is now i'm getting this error when trying to install win 8.

"Windows cannot be installed to this disk The selected disk has an MBR partition table. On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks."

Now as much as i know about pc's....i know nothing about this. Never seen this particular error.

Any ideas?


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10 May 2012   #12
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Have a look at this thread for a solution: Can't do a fresh install of Windows 7 - 64 Bit (MBR Part Table)

This tutorial shows you how to convert a GPT disk to an MBR disk: Convert GPT Disk to MBR Disk
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