troubleshooting Question

upgrade HDD from 2TB to 4TB

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Michael Belletty asked on
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i have a client pc that I need to upgrade the hard drive from 2TB to 4TB.
i have found that the MBR format only reads up to 2TB therefore the 4TB will not format to 4TB if i copy over
 using Acronis.  

can I copy the drive then change the format to GPT and grt it to boot?  or how should I go about it without having to reinstall the whole computer system?
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