This article focuses about changing hard drive, SSD GPT or MBR using diskpart format.
This is the part to change disk in use to gpt. If there are important files on the disk, please backup the data to somewhere else at first since the converting would erase all files on the disk.
Here are the steps for changing disk gpt using cmd diskpart on Windows 10 7 Vista XP etc.
Preparation: run cmd from Start on your computer, and click Run, and type diskpart to get started.
Failed? Try the following steps to fix possible errors.
If its a new bought hard disk, you may need to initialize it at first, and then convert it to gpt as you wish.
Firstly you may initialize the disk on disk management which is easier for users. It can be done like the following.
Also read: how to initialize hard disk
Or you may try the following steps to convert a new disk GPT after inserting the disk to computer.
The following steps will show you how to change disk from gpt to mbr.
Note: please backup data to somewhere else before you did the following diskpart since it would erase all files on the disk.
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