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How to Remove GPT Partition in Windows 10

Updated on Dec 05, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

EaseUS partition software is an efficient and easy-to-use partition manager allows you to remove GPT partition inWindows 10. Here are the steps about how to do it.

How Can I Remove GPTPartition in Windows10

I have upgraded my PC from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. And now I want to do a clean install. But I failed to install over current installation due to it being a GPT Partition style boot. Some users told me that this problem could be fixed if I removed GPT partition and replaced it with MBR. Do you know how to remove GPT partition in Windows 10? I ultimately have no idea about how to do it.   

If you have ever run into a hard drive you wanted to re-format or use and it was labeled as a "GPT Protective Partition", you need to remove GPT disk partition. But for most Windows 10 users, it is not an easy job. A GPT Protective Partition is a partition that a GUID Partition Table (GPT) protects. It cannot be deleted or reformatted, because this type of partition is locked down and all options in the normal GUI for Disk Management are grayed out. But don’t worry! Here are the steps you can take to remove GPT partition inWindows 10.

Easily Remove GPT Partition in Windows 10 with Easeus Partition Software

EaseUS partition software is an all-in-one disk partition management tool that works well to extend system partition, settle low disk space problem, manage space easily on MBR & GPT disk. The program is qualified to resize, copy, clone, create, remove or delete GPT disk partition, etc. But one thing you should remember is to backup your important data before removing GPT disk in Windows 10. 

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 Windows 10 is supported

If you saved important data in the partition which you want to delete, move and save those data to another secure location in advance.

Step 1: Install and launch EaseUS Partition Master on PC

On the main window, right-click on the hard drive partition which you want to delete and select "Delete".

Select parittion to delete

Step 2: Confirm the deletion

Click "OK" to confirm that you want to delete the selected partition.

Confirm to delete partition

Step 3: Execute to delete the partition

Click the "Execute Operation" button at the top corner and keep all changes by clicking "Apply".

Complete the deleting process

If you want to convert GPT to MBR, please choose the empty GPT disk, and then click "Convert GPT to MBR" in the drop-down menu.