> How to > Partition Master > Fix The Specified Disk Is Not Convertible

Fix The Specified Disk Is Not Convertible

Updated on Jan 12, 2018 by Brithny to Partition Master

Summary:
Get the specified disk is not the convertible error? EaseUS partition software can help you avoid the problem and successfully convert system disk to GPT or vise visa without losing data.

Diskpart says the specified disk is not convertible

"Last night, I booted up my PC with a Windows 10 Pro install disk and ran Diskpart, hoping to convert my system disk from MBR to GPT. But when I perform clean and convert GPT command on disk 0 (which is my system disk) and it says: "the specified disk is not convertible. CDROMs and DVDs are examples of disks that are not convertible". how do I fix the error and get the disk converted to GPT successfully?"

EaseUS partition software
helps fix the specified disk is not convertible error

To convert between MBR and GPT disk using Diskpart, you should first clean the disk. But Windows will not allow you to wipe the hard drive when it is running, that makes it quite difficult to convert system disk to GPT or vice versa. One of the solution to fix the issue is to boot the computer and start DiskPart from a Windows installation disk. But some users reported that they got the specified disk is not convertible error while doing so. 

Download Now

 Windows 10 is supported

Here, EaseUS partition software is offered to help you to get rid of this issue. This professional disk management tool is capable of converting a hard drive with Windows installed to GPT or MBR partition style without wiping the hard drive or reinstall Windows. And no the specified disk is not the convertible error will happen during the process. 

Steps to fix the specified disk is not convertible error

1. Download and launch EaseUS Partition Master.

2. Right-click the system drive that you want to convert and choose "Convert MBR to GPT". The program will analyze the selected partition automatically.

Fix the specified disk is not convertible error with EaseUS Partition Master - choose convert MBR to GPT option

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

Yes, only three steps, you'll easily convert system disk from MBR to GPT without losing data or being frustrated by the specified disk is not convertible error.