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Re: difference between BIBM and BootIt UEFI

Postby TeraByte Support » Thu May 02, 2019 2:47 pm

Doesn't matter, just that after you make the change, you need to boot in
UEFI mode.

Presuming you're booting BIBM, you wouldn't switch until after you change

"paul_6" wrote in message news:16984@public.bootitbm...

TeraByte Support wrote:
> You'd use the chgdtype.tbs script.
> >
> "Bob Coleman" wrote in message news:16937@public.bootitbm...
> I'm not saying it can't be done, but I haven't succeeded in changing an
> (E)MBR disk to GPT with any Terabyte program.
> Microsoft has MBR2GPT which will do it, but I'm not sure it's anything
> worth doing except as an academic exercise.

"use the chgdtype.tbs" but what do we do and in which order?
First your script>>disk is changed. But the 'BIOS' is still MBR/legacy
So, the PC restarts with an outtodate Bios >> do we have to go immediately
in the BIOS to switch to UEFI mode?
Not clear for me...

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Re: difference between BIBM and BootIt UEFI

Postby paul_6 » Fri May 03, 2019 3:28 am

Ok, if I do the conversion, it will be from BIBM.
But BIBM is not OK with UEFI > so where does BIBM go after the conversion in UEFI ?
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Re: difference between BIBM and BootIt UEFI

Postby Eric » Fri May 03, 2019 5:02 am

If you use chgdtype, BIBM will be deleted if on its own partition. Otherwise, it will remain where it is, but inactive. Script will tell on the sumary screen.
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Re: difference between BIBM and BootIt UEFI

Postby DrTeeth » Sat May 04, 2019 7:16 am

On Tue, 30 Apr 2019 09:10:23 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
jbraner disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Personally, I think I'll just stick with EMBR until I'm forced to change

+1 here too.


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