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How to Restore MBR System Image to GPT Disk

Updated on Dec 11, 2018 by Daisy to Partition Master

Sometimes, you might create a system backup image on an MBR disk and later you need to restore it to a GPT disk. Maybe it is not an easy task for most users. But don’t worry! This article shows you how to restore an image of an MBR system disk to a GPT disk that supports the newer UEFI booting standard. If you are interested in this topic, please read on to get more details.

How can I restore MBR Windows 10 backup image to a GPT disk

"Several months ago, I installed Windows 10 on an MBR hard disk and created a image file of Windows 10 by backing up the system partition with EaseUS Todo backup software. But now, I should replace the MBR hard drive with a new GPT disk because the old internal hard disk is corrupted and stop working. Instead of reinstalling the Windows 10 system and all the applications, I prefer to directly restore the system image to the new disk. But, I am not sure if it is possible to restore MBR system image to GPT disk? If yes, how can I do it?"

What is the best way to restore MBR system image to GPT disk

Have you ever encountered such a similar situation that requires you to restore MBR system image to GPT disk? We all know that system backup and recovery is helpful to rebuild the system when a disaster happened unexpectedly. But it is a little difficult if you want to restore MBR system image to GPT disk. The best solution to fix this problem is to convert GPT to MBR with third-party partition software. Here we recommend you to try EaseUS partition tool, a professional disk management utility. It can help you easily convert GPT to MBR without data loss. And after doing that, you can successfully restore MBR system image to GPT disk with no obstacles.

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 Windows 10 is supported

How to convert GPT to MBR with EaseUS partition tool


Step 1: Install and open EaseUS Partition Master on your Windows computer. 

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Step 2: Right-click the GPT disk that you want to convert and select "Convert to MBR". Then, you will add a pending operation.

convert GPT to MBR

Step 3: Click the "Execute Operation" button at the top-left corner. Next, click "Apply" and begin to convert GPT disk to MBR. All data is safe with EaseUS partition manager software. 

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