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How to format harddrive to install windows 10?

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by enthax, Sep 2, 2017.

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  1. enthax

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    I was dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu. An automatic update wiped my boot and
    Ubuntu drives and made my computer unusable; the only way to get past the grub rescue screen was to boot Ubuntu from a USD drive.

    I made installation media with another USB drive. When I booted that up to install Windows 10 I got the following error:

    "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition table. ON EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks."

    So I booted Ubuntu from USB, used Gparted to changed the disk to GPT and completely wiped my SSD. I went back to install Windows from the bootable USB and got the following error:

    "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk is of the GPT partition style."
     
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