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Format GPT Disk for Windows 10 Installing

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Master

Summary:
Trying to find how to install Windows 10 on GPT partition? Download EaseUS partition software to format GPT disk for Windows 10 installing. It can help you fix error 'Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk is of the GPT partition style' by converting GPT disk to MBR disk without data loss.

Cannot install Windows 10 on GPT disk, how to fix?

"I want to install Windows 10 on my computer which is currently running Windows 7. And I did it last Sunday but failed because of "The selected disk is of the GPT partition style" problem. When I tried to install Windows 10 on a separate partition, and after going through "install now" and then selecting custom it doesn't show next button when in select the drive I want to install on, clicking more details says "Windows cannot be installed on this disk. The selected disk is of the GPT partition style." Is there any way to fix this problem and  install Windows 10 on GPT  partition?" 

Best way install Windows 10 on GPT  partition - format or convert GPT to MBR

People who tried to install Windows 10 on a GPT disk would encounter such a situation, but don't worry! You can format GPT disk to convert gpt to mbr to fix this problem. It is the best solution for "The selected disk is of the GPT partition style" problem. This page will introduce you how to do it without data loss. 

Actually, thare are two ways to format GPT disk: format GPT disk with DiskPart and format GPT disk with EaseUS partition software. Both of the two ways can help you convert GPT disk to MBR disk and make Windows 10 install on GPT partition easy and possible. But which one is the best choice? Here we prefer the latter one. Why? Even DiskPart is free and does help you format GPT disk to MBR disk, it will also sacrifice all your data. So you have to manually backup anything you want to keep before formatting the GPT disk. It is a little bit troublesome. But if you try EaseUS partition software, you can easily avoid this problem. It can help you convert GPT disk to MBR disk without data loss.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Steps to format GPT disk to MBR for Windows 10 installing without losing data

Step 1. Launch EaseUS partition software.

Step 2. Select the GPT disk that you want to format. And then click "Convert GPT to MBR".

Select the gpt disk you want to format for Windows 10 installing

Step 3. Choose “Apply”, you will see that the GPT disk has been converted to MBR disk. And all your data is safe.

Format gpt disk to mbr for Windows 10 installing

After finishing all these steps, you can successfully format GPT disk to MBR and install Windows 10 system on your computer in the normal way.

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 Windows 10 is supported