About GPT/MBR disks and diskpart

One of the limitations of MBR partition is limitation of max disk size to 2TB. If disks of size greater than 2TB has to be used, it has to be converted to GPT disk rather than MBR. For more details on limitations on how does the partition look like, refer to below links

1. http://www.howtogeek.com/193669/whats-the-difference-between-gpt-and-mbr-when-partitioning-a-drive/
2. http://www.computerhope.com/jargon/g/gpt.htm
3. http://www.partition-tool.com/resource/GPT-disk-partition-manager/partition-gpt-disk.htm

Diskpart is a command line utility to manage disks, paritions and volumes. Diskpart command can also be used for convertion of disk to MBR or GPT. For all the options supported by diskpart command do refer to following links

1. http://www.computerhope.com/diskpart.htm
2. http://ss64.com/nt/diskpart.html
3. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766465(v=ws.10).aspx
4. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300415

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