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Windows 7: windows cannot be installed on this disk

15 Aug 2014   #1
Natalix

windows 8.1 x64
 
 

I've got a problem, I tried to install win 8.1, but my laptop has UEFI BIOS, so I made my USB bootable as ept for uefi bios (according to rufus' tutorial), I also had to disable uefi boot mode in bios (or something like that), I booted windows installation from usb, and I formatted my only partition (there are only left system and samsung_rec partitions) and it said "on efi system windows can only be installed to gpt disks" and I can't click on next button.
Please help me, what should I do? I am a total noob, so I'm going to need as simpler as possible tutorial

I wanted to install win 8, and I formatted the disk, now I can't start it, and can't install the windows. Please help me. I get the message "windows cannot be installed on this disk. the selected disk had MBR partition table. on EFI systems, windows can only be installed to GPT disk".
and btw I had to disable in BIOS to boot UEFI or something like that.
Is there any way to install windows now, or change my disk to GPT disk? Please help


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15 Aug 2014   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I think Greg's post here applies to you as well: Unable to boot into Install USB
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