troubleshooting Question

Convert GPT to MBR

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tetraukFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Windows 8EncryptionWindows 7
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I have got 3 Acer Laptops that came with Windows 7 & 8. We want them running Windows 7 so we can run TrueCrpyt. Truecrpt doesn’t work on drives that have a GUID Partition Table (GPT). So I found that I can do a DISKPART and remove all the partitions and convert to MBR. The drive shows has not being GPT. The bios is set to legacy boot. When I try installing Windows 7, I get “Windows cannot install to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition table. On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks.”

Anyone got any ideas on what I can do next?
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