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How to Quickly and Easily Tell If Your Hard Drive is Formatted GPT
I have just started playing with my first UEFI system.
Normally when I receive a new laptop to set up for someone the first thing I recommend is that I reinstall Windows 7 fresh. In preparing to do this the question immediately arose about whether the hard drive was formatted GPT or MBR.
I knew I could run Partition Wizard or any number of 3rd party tools to find out, but I was already in Windows and poked around and found this quick and easy method:
(Note: also here it lists the small Unallocated and Reserved spaces that Windows requires at the beginning and end of disks for it's housekeeping duties.)
I made a tutorial. Here: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...atted-gpt.html
Last edited by TVeblen; 04 Aug 2012 at 09:45 AM..
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|04 Aug 2012||#6|
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Then: "wait a minute...".
Then started right clicking everything.
Those MS engineers are smart guys, but they are a sneaky bunch!
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