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Questions tagged [gpt]

GUID Partition Table (GPT) is a format for partition tables that was designed within the UEFI specification by Intel. It was designed as the successor to the Master Boot Record partition tables.

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UEFI Where is the boot code and GUID partition table stored?

I'm reading this article and I'm very confused over what the autor sais in the section "Managing partitions and security: BIOS vs UEFI" quote: Unlike BIOS, UEFI stores in the firmware itself both ...
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GUID Partition Attribute not working on MacOS

I'm trying to prevent automount on a device. The device contains only one FAT32 GPT partition. I have set the GUID Partition attribute to 63 using gdisk (i.e. do not automount). I have also tried ...
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HAAAALLLP!! Can someone guide me to UNFUBAR my RAID 1?

I have the X58A-UD3R motherboard running windows 7(I know it's old, I have another windows 10 laptop but for that desktop purposes didn't really need to upgrade until a new build); I was getting BSODs ...
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Storage HDD - Missing GPT table I think, options?

Have a 2 Tb storage volume, contained a 1 Tb NTFS volume and a 1 Tb Ext4 volume. Spare computer, I switch it between windows and linux. Recently put on Windows, and on first boot Windows said 'you ...
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4tb SSHD crashers mid-use, suddenly shows the following issues

My 4tb Seagate SSHD crashed in the middle of a game last night and now my PC says the disk is "Unknown" and "Not initialized". Attempting to initialize it as a GPT drive (which is the partitioning it ...
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Cannot repair bcd because the windows installation cannot be found

I'm trying to rebuild my BCD but my windows7 installation cannot be found. So far, I have typed these commands from the Windows7 install DVD (which I booted in UEFI mode) : X:\sources>chkdsk /r c:...
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Windows Media creation USB not booting

I used this abomination of tool to create a bootable usb I already have experience in this kind of things so I went pretty confident, then the usb wasn't booting. I checked if it was recognized by the ...
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What is the GPT header signature for?

According to this Wikipedia article, the second Logical Block Address of a GUID Partition Table (LBA 1) is the primary GPT header. It then states in the section about the header that the first 8 bytes ...
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How should I adjust my partition layout so I can update Windows 10?

When I upgraded my PC I installed Windows 10 on a new disk with the old disk still inserted. This meant the new install did not get a system reserved/boot partition. I fixed that by manually creating ...
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my drive is not accessible when switch between two installed win10

i have 3 hard drive on my laptop. 128g ssd (MBR) for my old win10 500g ssd (gpt) for my win10 2tb hdd (gpt) for hackintosh and store my file i hibernated my win10 on the 500g ssd drive and switch ...
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What does this disk/partition GPT Attributes mean?

I have found a recommendation to change the GPT Attributes of a partition in order to prevent windows from automatically detecting and assigning a drive letter to an encrypted USB drive when inserted, ...
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Windows 10 won't install on GPT partition, WD 6TB

I have a new WD 6TB drive, I boot from Windows10 USB, It originally partitioned the drive as MBR, Windows installed, however I could only use 2TB of the 6TB drive and it would not let me create more ...
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Partition table to make bootable USB drive

I use fdisk to set the partition table and to create partitions and unetbootin to install the OS on a USB drive. Can anyone explain why the only partition table which makes USB boot option that ...
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Windows 10 GPT partition keeps getting MBR corrupted after restart

Recently my friend laptop got problem with the master boot record & keep showing that "no bootable devices can be found". I though it's only a MBR problem but then I fixed the MBR & ...
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Installing Windows Legacy on a GPT hard drive

I am trying to install Windows Legacy mode (NOT UEFI MODE) on a GPT partitioned drive. If I use UEFI mode to install Windows 10, the audio drivers don't work, which is an issue with UEFI. I am ...

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