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Windows 7: Best MBR to GPT conversion without losing Data

09 Aug 2016   #1
ricg2008

Dual Boot Vista 64 and Win 7 Build 7000
 
 
Best MBR to GPT conversion without losing Data

Attempted to use gpt gen get an error message stating not enough blocks at the beginning of the disk.

Anyone have any other ideas what I can use


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09 Aug 2016   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

https://www.partitionwizard.com/conv...windows-7.html

Partition Wizard is generally a fine tool, but.............................in my opinion, you'd be crazy to not back up your data first in case it fails you, for whatever reason.

Personally, I'd backup my data and delete all partitions, and then do a clean install using GPT, then restore data.

Aomei also claims to do it:

Learn to Convert MBR Hard Disk to GPT without Data Loss through Powerful Software
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10 Aug 2016   #3
Taplice

windows 7 Home 64 bit
 
 

I am using a tool called EaseUS Partition Master. It’s a free multifunction partition management software. This tool’s feature can help you convert a disk with data into GPT or MBR style without data loss. How to Free Convert MBR Disk to GPT Disk without Data Loss - EaseUS
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