GPT

Change a Master Boot Record Disk into a GUID Partition Table Disk

Based on original article located here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725671(v=ws.11).aspx

Master boot record (MBR) disks use the standard BIOS partition table. GUID partition table (GPT) disks use unified extensible firmware interface (UEFI). One advantage of GPT disks is that you can have more than four partitions on each disk. GPT is also required for disks larger than 2 terabytes.

Fix Windows 10 Unsupported Disk Layout UEFI Error

Based on the original article here: http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-3544432/fix-windows-unsupported-disk-layout-uefi-error.html

A common problem that Windows users have encountered when trying to update Windows 10 is the “Unsupported Disk Layout for UEFI Firmware” error. This error basically means that the partition structure of your hard drive is not supported by the version of Windows 10 that you want to upgrade to.

Windows/ Microsoft UEFI/GPT-based hard drive partitions info

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