Windows 10: Cannot install win 7 as dual boot as it can't be install to the select

Discus and support Cannot install win 7 as dual boot as it can't be install to the select in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I currently have a windows 10 system (latest version 1909) that is install to an SSD as UEFI. I also have a 2nd drive which is a standard HDD that has... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by paulpies84, Nov 23, 2019.

  1. Cannot install win 7 as dual boot as it can't be install to the select


    I currently have a windows 10 system (latest version 1909) that is install to an SSD as UEFI. I also have a 2nd drive which is a standard HDD that has 3 partitions. I want to install 7 to one of those partitions but when I attempted the install it will not install saying it cannot do it to that drive.

    When I check in disk manager the SSD shows as GPT but the 2nd drive shows as MBR and I assume that is the issue.

    How do I change the 2nd drive to GPT (if possible) without losing the info I currently have on it (which is about 1.5 TB)?

    Thanks

    Paul

    :)
     
    paulpies84, Nov 23, 2019
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    I tried installing the BCD Software but nope. I even tried to select my HDD but say Winload.exe error

    Even tried going into the USB and try repairing but the same thing happens
     
    rk3066, Nov 23, 2019
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