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12-17-2013

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Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition

2013-12-17, 2:05 AM

Hi,

I have lenovo z70

Now I've graded from windows 7 to windows 8.1, My laptops starts working slowly, so i though of re installing windows 8, so made a bootable disk and formated everything, Now while installing it i s showing an error as "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition" how to rectify it...

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Re: Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition

2013-12-17, 10:46 AM

Dear vijay09459

 

Welcome to Lenovo forums

 

you can try the steps below

 

Temporarily disable the EFI Boot Sources setting in the BIOS:

-Restart the computer, and then press F10 to enter the BIOS.

-Navigate to Storage > Boot Order , and then disable the EFI Boot Sources .

-Select File > Save Changes > Exit .

Install the Windows operating system.

Enable the EFI Boot Sources setting in the BIOS:

-Restart the computer, and then press F10 to enter the BIOS.

-Navigate to Storage > Boot Order , and then enable the EFI Boot Sources .

-Select File > Save Changes > Exit .

 

Also try the steps in the link below if this did not work out

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_install/win7-cannot-be-installed-to-this-disk-selected/d4040fec-567f-47ad-afc9-91f223219898

 

Thanks



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