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MBR format of 3TB drive in Windows 7

Last response: in Storage
December 5, 2012 12:17:19 PM

I have a new 3TB drive that I want to format as MBR in windows 7 AND have it be bootable. I know the limitation of MBR, but can I break it into two partitions and do it with MBR? I have a Gigabyte Board:

Dont know if this board has UEFI capability but the bios update seems to indicate it might.
a b $ Windows 7
a b G Storage
December 5, 2012 12:34:16 PM

You should be able to make partitions as long as the largest one is 2TB or less.
December 5, 2012 4:37:27 PM

OK. So when I start this process in Windows 7, I just select MBR, and then from there, it will allow me to allocate space of 1.5TB or so?
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a b $ Windows 7
a b G Storage
December 5, 2012 4:40:21 PM

That's how it should work. Try it and let us know what happens.
a b G Storage
December 12, 2012 9:28:53 AM

Enter BIOS, and then select the Boot option. If your computer support UEFI boot, it will be list here.