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    I found this...Seagate disk wizard utility is used to convert the drive to GPT. Seems very easy....Thanks again RG.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F.U.N. downtown View Post
    Does 8 format similar to 7 (writes zeros)? If so, set aside a nice big block of time for that format, it might take upwards of 3 days.
    Format removes any partition/file metadata, scans for bad sectors, and writes the new MBR (or GPT), but it doesn't write zeros. It won't take 3 days.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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