GPT (GUID Partition Table) disks use unified extensible firmware interface (UEFI). GPT can make use of a very large space that is more than 2TB limit of MBR disks.
GPT disks allow an almost unlimited number of partitions. Each GPT partition has a unique identification GUID and a partition content type, and you can have more primary partitions. MBR disks do not support more than four primary partitions on each disk.
The MBR partition method is not recommended for disks larger than 2 terabytes. So we often need to Convert GPT to MBR. some of personal computer’s motherboard only supports BIOS and it is installed with MBR, so, for many users, they always install windows system on the MBR disk.
Some computers do not have EFI motherboard, many people can’t install Windows system on GPT disk. Your PC is booted in BIOS mode, but your hard drive is not configured for BIOS mode. So we often need to convert GPT to MBR Windows 7 install.
AOMEI Partition Assistant is free partition manager that supports to convert GPT to MBR during Windows 7 install without data loss.
AOMEI Partition Assistant also supports to convert FAT32 to NTFS, make bootable media, migrate OS to SSD, etc. It can help you to manage disk effectively by resizing partition, allocating free space and merge partitions.
Now AOMEI Partition Assistant 7.5 has released!
1. Optimized text display for some interfaces.
2. Windows To Go Creator has increased Windows To USB feature, which is for migrating current system to USB devices and enabling booting from the target movable devices.
How to convert GPT to MBR during Windows 7 install without data loss?
Step 1: Download AOMEI Partition Assistant. Insert a CD or a USB flash drive to another working computer running Windows 10/8/7, and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. Click on “Make Bootable CD Wizard” and follow the wizard to finish creating a bootable media.
Step 2: Insert this bootable disk to the computer that you’re having problem installing Windows on, and then choose CD-ROW Drive to boot from the bootable media.
Step 3: When the interface of AOMEI Partition Assistant is loaded, right click disk 1 and choose convert to MBR disk.
Step 4: Click OK to make sure convert GPT to MBR. At last, click Apply to save the operation.
AOMEI Partition Assistant is a Windows partition manager that can help you to to convert GPT to MBR during Windows 7 install without data loss and deleting partitions.
Once you have AOMEI Partition Assistant, you can safely shrink, extend, copy and move partitions without data loss even on the boot volume. Download and try it today!