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How to fix Windows cannot be installed to this disk error?

If you’re installing Windows on UEFI system, and MBR partition table comes in your pathway, you will receive the following error message:

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

This case can be resolved by converting the disk to GPT style,please follow the steps below:

  1. On the Windows installation screen, go to command prompt by pressing Shift and F10 key.
  2. Type following commands in Command Prompt and press Enter key after each command.
    • diskpart
    • list disk
    • select disk # (replace # with the number of the disk to be converted partition table type)
    • clean
    • convert gpt
    • exit
  3. Once the disk is converted to GPT, you can create partitions on the disk and install Windows without errors.