Common FAQ

How to Install Windows as GPT mode?

2011/12/21
Due to some GPT mode limitation, please refer below link before install Windows:
How to make my large size HDD (over 2TB) to be one partition with Windows operating system?
1.Please insert Windows 7/Vista 64bit installation disc into ODD

2.When boot in POST, please press F7 to call the Boot Menu. Then select “UEFI: ” as below picture:

3.Step by Step as normal installation, and If the hard disk is over 2TB, you will see there is only 1 Unallocated Space Disk in the screen as below picture:
4.After create the first partition, system will auto create 1 system partition (for Win7) and 1 MSR partition (for GPT) as below picture:
5.After finish the installation, we can check the hard disk volumes information in device manager, the partition style will become GPT, not the old MBR. Please see below picture:

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