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Moving a win10 install from mbr to gpt

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  • My motherboard needs to be replaced. My main drive is a hdd set to mbr. The current plan is to migrate that drive to the new motherboard and get everything up and running, then make an image backup. If I were to install a new win10 into a ssd using gpt, would I be able to use the image backup to restore the mbr image but still be able to boot as gpt? The partition for the c: drive in the hdd is the same size as the ssd.


    • Edited by Good Game 2EZ Friday, July 22, 2016 10:01 PM spelling
    • Moved by Just KarlModerator Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:03 PM Looking for the correct forum.
    Friday, July 22, 2016 10:00 PM

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  • Hello,

    I'd ask in the Windows 10 forum on Microsoft Community.

    As the Microsoft Community is on a different platform, we cannot move the question for you.

    Once there, click on Participate near the top of the screen, and select 'Ask a Question' or 'Start a Discussion'

    Karl


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    Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:03 PM
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  • Hello,

    The 'Academic Initiatives - General Discussions' forum is for any posts not covered under any of the other forums as related to Microsoft's Academic Initiatives.

    As it's off-topic here, I am moving the question to the  off topic forum.

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    Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:01 PM
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  • Hello,

    I'd ask in the Windows 10 forum on Microsoft Community.

    As the Microsoft Community is on a different platform, we cannot move the question for you.

    Once there, click on Participate near the top of the screen, and select 'Ask a Question' or 'Start a Discussion'

    Karl


    When you see answers and helpful posts, please click Vote As Helpful, Propose As Answer, and/or Mark As Answer.
    My Blog: Unlock PowerShell
    My Book: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible
    My E-mail: -join('6D73646E5F6B61726C406F75746C6F6F6B2E636F6D'-split'(?<=\G.{2})'|%{if($_){[char][int]"0x$_"}})

    Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:03 PM
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