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Windows 7: Convert GPT Disk to MBR Disk

17 Feb 2013   #60
eltranced

Win 7 Ultim x64
 
 

im pleased to announce successful dualboot
on machine that came with (asus) SAFEBOOT bios GTP partitions and preinstalled win8

now running win7 side-by-side with recovery partitions all intact. thank you sir


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17 Feb 2013   #61
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Great news Eltranced.
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12 May 2013   #62
jehartman78660

Windows 7 Premium 64-bit
 
 

Thank you for this tutorial - I didn't know about the "clean" command in the DISKPART utility. Had a hard drive where I couldn't remove the partitions in Windows Disk Management for anything (right-clicking on the partitions just have an option for Help), and the "clean" command saved me.
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12 May 2013   #63
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're welcome Jehartman, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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29 Nov 2013   #64
lazebulone

Windows 7 premium
 
 
Sauvegarder sous DOS la partition Recovery ?

Bonjour l'Administrateur, Bonjour tout le monde,

je suis en train de tenter de réparer l'OS du pc portable d'un copain. pas d'accès à WINDOWS, le gros panneau blanc avec ERROR en rouge. il n'y a pas eu de dvd de sauvegarde de fait.!!
j'ai trouvé votre super forum, (merci google pour la traduction), avec un dvd de seven qui ne correspond pas au sien, j'ai donc réussi à accéder à Diskpart, avec la liste des disques et des partitions. Ma question, à ce niveau là puis je sauvegarder avec une commande DOS, la partition Recovery sur une clé USB, pour la réintégrer par la suite ?


(je me suis exprimée le mieux possible, pour que google vous fasse une bonne traduction)

Merci..! je suis dedans depuis 4 jours..!
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29 Nov 2013   #65
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Parlevouz English sevouzplais Rodney
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29 Nov 2013   #66
lazebulone

Windows 7 premium
 
 

Administrator Hello, Hello everybody,

I'm trying to repair the OS laptop of a friend. no access to Windows, the big white sign with red ERROR. there was no dvd backup done.!
I found your great forum (thank you google for the translation), with a seven dvd that does not correspond to his, so I managed to access Diskpart with the list of disks and partitions. My question at this level then I save it with a DOS command, the Recovery partition on a USB stick for the back afterwards?

I will then convert the MBR and Windows 7 Installation

(I spoke the best possible, so that you make a good google translation)

Thank you ..! I'm in for 4 days ..!
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29 Nov 2013   #67
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Lazebulone, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Does it have a GPT disk that you are trying to convert to MBR?

What brand and model number is the laptop?
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29 Nov 2013   #68
lazebulone

Windows 7 premium
 
 

yes, the hard disk is GPT.
s it is an ASUS A301 Series
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29 Nov 2013   #69
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

If you were wanting to do a factory recovery, then you might see if using Method One below may allow you to use the recovery partition to do so.

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support-

Quote:
Method One
Using the Recovery Partition(on selected models)
1. Press < F9 > during bootup.
2. Press [Enter] to select Windows Setup [EMS Enabled].
3. Select the language you want to recover and click Next.
4. Read the ASUS Preload Wizard messages and click Next.
5. Select a partition option and click Next. Partition options:

Recover Windows to first partition only.
This option deletes only the first partition and allows you to keep other partitions, and to create a new system partition as drive "C".
Recover Windows to entire HD.
This option deletes all partitions from your hard disk drive and creates a new system partition as drive "C".
Recover Windows to entire HD with two partitions.
This option deletes all partitions from your hard drive and creates two new partitions "C" (25%) and "D" (75%).
6. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the recovery process
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