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Change GPT Disk to MBR Disk Without Format

Updated on Jan 19, 2018 by Daisy to Partition Master

Summary:
Is it possible to change GPT disk to MBR disk without format? EaseUS Partition Manager can help you achieve this goal with simple clicks.

Can I convert GPT disk to MBR disk without formatting entire disk?

I have a computer that is over 5 years old - essentially a stock Dell Studio XPS 8100 (desktop). And recently I tried to install Win 7 x64 on my SSD partition but failed, because the disk is in GPT format. I have many applications and personal files on other partitions of the computer hard drive. As you know, at most times, format result in terrible data loss. So I don’t want to format the entire disk. Can I change GPT disk to MBR disk without format? I really don’t want to take the risk of data loss.

Is changing GPT disk to MBR disk without format possible?

Usually, there are three steps for you to change GPT disk to MBR disk. First, you should format the hard disk to delete all the partitions. Second, covert the disk from GPT to MBR. Finally, reformat the hard disk. But during the process, you may lose your data on the hard drive. Obviously, it is no the best way to do the converting task. At this moment, many users may ask how can I convert GPT disk to MBR disk without data loss? Is there any way that allows changing GPT disk to MBR disk without format? Actually, in the past, it is impossible to change GPT disk to MBR disk without format. Because there is no tool that is capable of converting a disk with partitions from GPT to MBR. But now it is not the case.

Steps to change GPT disk to MBR disk without format with EaseUS Partition Master

EaseUS Partition Master can help you easily change GPT disk to MBR disk without formatting or deleting partitions. So you don't need to format the hard drive during the converting process. You can download and try it!

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 Windows 10 is supported

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 2. Choose the disk you want to convert, right click and select "Convert GPT to MBR" option in the drop-down list.

Convert MBR disk to GPT disk without data loss

Step 3. Click "Apply" button on the toolbar and confirm your operation by click "Yes" in the popup dialog to commit the changes.

Convert MBR disk to GPT disk without data loss

EaseUS Partition Master is a reliable partition management software that you can 100% trust. It is powerful, fast, safe and easy-to-use. As you can see in the above guide, you can successfully change a hard disk from GPT to MBR with this program with simple clicks. All the process just takes less than 5 minutes. No obstacle you will meet. If you like this tool, please recommend it to your friends who are facing with a GPT to MBR job.