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  1.    14 Mar 2017 #41
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    1. Boot from the HDD containing installed Windows and use AEOMI to covert MBR to GPT. Shut down Windows.
    2. Boot from the USB drive containing Windows setup files in the UEFI mode.
    3. Clean install Windows.

    Does that work?
    No. You would be trying to convert a system drive to GPT and most programs (including AEOMI, I believe) won't let you convert a system drive to GPT. You have to do the conversion when booted from another drive other than the one you want to convert.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I just found that someone had lost all the data after converting MBR to GPT using AEOMI.
    See How to Convert GPT to MBR or Convert MBR to GPT without Losing Data?
    Scroll down to Muh Wahyudgi's post.
    Who knows how he lost his data. I doubt it was only from converting from MBR to GPT. It's always a good idea to have a backup of data before doing anything major to the drive it is on.
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  2.    14 Mar 2017 #42
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 510
    Windows 10 Home

    Do you think the following works in my case? I have a Linux live DVD containing GParted.
    How to convert MBR partition table to GPT without data loss
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  3.    14 Mar 2017 #43
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64 Creators Update

    I used Partition Wizard to convert all my data drives from MBR to GPT and had no issues.
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  4.    14 Mar 2017 #44
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 510
    Windows 10 Home

    But the free version does not have that function.
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