Converting a GPT Data or Windows Disk to MBR/EMBR

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Brian K, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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    You can use this...

    http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=580

    ... but much easier is to use the latest TeraByte script, chgdtype.tbs. It's available with the ver 2.95 imaging products. To convert a UEFI Win8.1 to a MBR Win8.1 takes 1 second. To convert a MBR Win8.1 to a UEFI Win8.1 takes 5 seconds in my test computer.

    Edit... my mistake. The script comes with BIBM ver 1.30 and not with the ver 2.95 imaging products.
     
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  2. andylau

    andylau Registered Member

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    OSD Tool Suite can also use chgdtype.tbs
     
  3. MudCrab

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    The script requires the "TeraByte OS Deployment Tool Suite Pro for BootIt" version (included with BIBM). It can also be downloaded separately.
     
  4. andylau

    andylau Registered Member

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    You can use TBOSDTS only

    This script requires a fully licensed copy of the TeraByte OS Deployment
    Tool Suite (TBOSDTS) which can be purchased directly from the TeraByte Unlimited Website
     
  5. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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    Andy, as MudCrab mentioned you need the "TeraByte OS Deployment Tool Suite Pro for BootIt". The standard Pro version isn't enough.
     
  6. andylau

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    That means "TeraByte OS Deployment Tool Suite Pro for BootIt" is more powerful than the standard pro version and can be used to replace it?
     
  7. kermitity

    kermitity Registered Member

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    For sure.
     
  8. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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    Yes, that is correct. The standard pro version doesn't do partitioning. See pages 11 and 12 in the TBOSDT pdf.
     
  9. andylau

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    Just know it:ninja:
     
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