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Windows 7: Problem with new rig

06 Dec 2014   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Problem with new rig

Hello, first time poster here. I recently built my first rig and everything went swimmingly upon first boot up or so I thought. Like an idiot I bought and used the Seagate Hybrid Drive ST4000DX001 4TB MLC/8GB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s NCQ 3.5" Desktop SSHD for the primary drive in the computer totally unaware of the limits on MBR space and partitions. I installed windows 7 home premium 64 bit on it only to discover that half of the space is now unusable and "unallocated" and I have no clue how to get the other half of my money's worth.

Any help that anyone can provide will be greatly appreciated.

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06 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Reinstall, wiping out the old install, this time selecting GPT....
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06 Dec 2014   #3

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit

I have no idea how I would do that. Sadly I am entirely computer illiterate so I would need more detailed instructions on how I would do this.
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07 Dec 2014   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Convert MBR Disk to GPT Disk

Option 2 Step 2

Very simple
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