"Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition table. On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to lớn GPT disks."

I'm trying lớn reinstall windows using the installation USB. I get this error for every one of my drives, even after formatting. How vày I fix this? I don't think this is an EFI system, as I've sầu had it for years and have sầu always dealternative text with bgame ios instead of the weird uefi stuff.

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Edit: thanks for the help guys. got it fixed.



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https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/windows-setup-installing-using-the-mbr-or-gpt-partition-style


This one, OP! I had the exact same problem a couple of weeks ago and I solved it with these instructions.


An alternative solution that I found pretty easy:

Windows truyền thông media creation tool comes with a commvà window. Use 1 line of code khổng lồ format the desired drive sầu khổng lồ the required format, then install Windows.


Useful information, Reformatting the drive using a different partition style worked for me, thank you :)


All systems for the past few years have sầu been UEFI. If your BIOS screen is fancy with different colours và mouse tư vấn then it's UEFI. What you think of as BIOS isn't proper BIOS unless it's got a xanh background and white text only. (And even then it might still be UEFI).

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Simplest solution is lớn boot inlớn UEFI Legacy BIOS mode. Just don't choose USB Stiông xã or DVD Rom drive when you boot the installation truyền thông media.

Next solution is lớn repartition the disk you want khổng lồ install on as GPT, but you might need another computer for that.


or a bootable flash drive with a linux distro and gparted, you would need another device to lớn create that, but no moving the drive around.


When you've sầu booted from the USB and see your disks; Delete all partitions on the disk, select the unallocated space, and install khổng lồ that. Don't format.


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