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  1.    14 Nov 2017 #11
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    The only partition which will boot on a Legacy install is an Active partition. There are many files kept on the OS partition for use as backups or placed there for some other reason.

    If you reset the default setting of hide protected system files, you will not see it.
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  2.    14 Nov 2017 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    This tutorial works if the Windows disk partitions layout correctly. Some people do have problem with it.
    And definitely you will have too based on the layout of your Disk 0.
    Why? What's wrong with the layout? What will MBR2GPT do that will cause difficulty? What do I need to do to sort it?
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  3.    14 Nov 2017 #13
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    Quote Originally Posted by TraceyW View Post
    Why? What's wrong with the layout? What will MBR2GPT do that will cause difficulty? What do I need to do to sort it?
    The standard layout for MBR with fresh install of Windows should be:
    550MB Reserved Partition and C drive. The command MBR2GPT might not like the way your disk layout, small 100MB Reserved partition and might need a new Recovery partition created but your disk is already max out the # of partitions.
    The Layout for GPT is:
    500MB Recovery, 100MB EFI, 16MB MSR then C drive.

    Well, you can read the tutorial to find out what kind of problem people had and post the question there since this thread is not related to this new subject.
    Good luck.
    Last edited by topgundcp; 14 Nov 2017 at 12:05.
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