Many times while installing windows on latest computer or laptop we found error. Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk is of the GPT partition style. windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk. Ensure that the disk's controller is enabled in the computer's BIOS menu.

How to solve windows cannot be installed to this disk, GPT partition style

This error show while loading windows because in that disk you are installing windows that is configure with GPT partition style. Now are you confused? what  is GPT?

GPT (GUID Partition Table) is layout of the partition table on a storage device for pc like hard disk drive and SSD using GUID (Globally unique identifiers )  For know about GPT with detail click here

 windows cannot be installed to this disk, GPT partition style error

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







There are many way to solve this error in your computer. but in recommended you to create usb bootable pen drive to with GPT style. means by making of this bootable windows you can easily able to install windows on your GPT based disk drive without loosing your data. So for installing windows on this disk first create a bootable UEFI flash drivde.


How to create bootable  UEFI USB flash drive?

We can make UEFI/ GPT bootable usb drive with many software or tools. But in this article we are know about one tools that's help us to create GPT style bootable pen drive and this tool name is Rufus.
First you download Rufus tool - Download here
There are no need to install this tool just download and run it. And follow some steps there.


How to create bootable  UEFI USB flash drive?

  • Connect pen drive with your computer and run rufus tool.
  • Device :- Select you usb flash drive that's you want to create bootable.
  • Boot selection :- By clicking on select button give the path or location  of your windows iso image
  • Partition Scheme :- Select GPT
  • Target System :- Select UEFI (non csm)
  • Volume lable :- Any name like windows 10
  • File System :- Select NTFS
  • Now click on start bottom.
Now your UEFI bootable windows disk is ready for installing windows on your GPT partition style disk.

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