mbr2gpt

NettleWarbler

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#1
evening all , I recently bought a new harddrive , I tried to convert using this method as it said the conversion rate was rapid taking only seconds . I must have done it wrong because my drive still shows 1.99TB and 2.93MB can someone please tell me how to complete the conversion . thank you .
 


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Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
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#3
Are C and D separate disks?
 


NettleWarbler

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#4
It should all be the one disk .
 


Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
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#5
Well you need spaces between your arguments
 


NettleWarbler

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#6
Well you need spaces between your arguments Neemobeer , I don't know what you mean .
 


Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
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#7
The arguments are each word that begins with a / in your screen shot.
 


NettleWarbler

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#8
I had another try at converting to GPT using Command Prompt Admin , this time I got this message at the end . before the new system can boot properly you need to switch the firmware to boot to Uefi mode . Windows\system32> Under that , so I still don't know how to solve it .
 


Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
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#9
Switching to UEFI mode can't normally be done in Windows. When the computer firsts boots you should see an option to enter setup. Common keys are F2,F10,F12 and DEL. The layout of UEFI will be different, but you'll want to look for boot or mode and make sure it is NOT set to legacy. The terminology can vary between systems as well

You can also just google "<your model enable UEFI boot"
 


NettleWarbler

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#10
My latest sorry attempt failed again in the photo it says disk sector size is 512 bytes . I don't know if that's got owt to do with it failing . The boot mode is UEFI .
 


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Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
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#11
You'll need to look in the logs for the reason

Logs
Four log files are created by the MBR2GPT tool:

  • diagerr.xml
  • diagwrn.xml
  • setupact.log
  • setuperr.log
 


NettleWarbler

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#12
Neemobeer , and how will I find that out .
 


Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
Staff member
#13
Look in the above mentioned logs for error messages
 


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