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Safely Convert Disk between MBR and GPT in Windows 10 with No Data Loss

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2016-03-03 14:22:27 Posted by Declan Morris to GPT Disk Parition Manager

Summary:
To convert disk between MBT and GPT in Windows 10 is no longer a tough task anymore. EaseUS software allows to safely convert disk between MBR and GPT in Windows 10 with no data loss for you now.

Why need convert disk between MBR and GPT in Windows 10? 

Speaking of converting disk between MBR and GPT in Windows 10, how many of you guys ever know why we need doing so? Some ordinary users just know they have to do so, but never think about why. Still some ordinary users know why they want to convert disk between MBR and GPT in their new Windows 10 computers, but most of them are out of methods, which means that they have no solution for this problem. 

  • The major reason is that MBR only supports 4 primary partitions or 3 primary partitions & 1 extended partitions with the maximum size of 2TB; while GPT has no limitations that users can create as many partitions as they need.
  • GPT disk can only be booted from UEFI, short for United Extensive Firmware Interface, that some systems do not support this. But MBR use BIOS partition table. Then users have to convert GPT to MBR or MBR to GPT.
  • MBR disks are supported by all Windows OS, GPT disks are only supported by Windows 10/8/7/ Vista and XP etc.

Other more reasons may lead Windows 10 users to convert disk between MBR and GPT in Windows 10. Then how about find solutions for this problem? Any recommendations or suggested partition manager software to help?
 
Tip: Please remember to backup important partition data in case any unexpected troubles happen.

Solutions for converting disk between MBR and GPT 

Solution 1: Try EaseUS Partition Master to convert disk with no data loss

EaseUS Partition Master, produced by EaseUS software, aims at offering reliable and secure methods to assist users manage their computer disk and other portable devices such as to partition USB drive in Windows 10. It supports users to manage their partitions in Windows 10 with no data loss troubles. To convert disk between MBR to GPT in Windows 10 with no data loss can be realized by this software within only three steps.

If you are worrying this software may not help, you can try the free version - EaseUS Partition Master Free. No damages or troubles will be caused. It also support other OS disk converting tasks such as to convert MBR to GPT in Windows 8 or convert GPT to MBR. Click the download button and let it help right now.

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Solution 2: Disk management tool helps to convert disk

If you are quite familiar with Windows 10 disk management tool, you can also try this built-in function to convert Windows 10 disk. But do remember to backup all important data in case of losing them suddenly. The following video introduces how to convert MBR to GPT in Windows 7 also applies to Windows 10. 

Video tutorial for applying above two methods to convert disk in Windows 10:

EaseUS Partition Master is 100% secure and risk-free for you to convert disk between MBR and GPT in Windows 10 with no data loss.