Windows, world’s most popular PC operating system has released its latest OS versions with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 recently. However, there are people who are still using the same old versions just because of its simplicity. Windows 8 and 8.1 looks quite messy compare to the older versions of Windows OS. Apart from this, people who want to upgrade their PCs from older version to the newer version, they face a number of problems. Recently, we have got a query about Windows Cannot be installed to this disk partition while installing a new OS with a USB Flash Drive. Well, if you too are getting the same error, you just need to follow the below given simple steps. Your problem will be solved easily! Here’s the tutorial!

Windows Cannot be installed

Note : The reason behind getting such error is that there’s no EFI/UEFI setting or it got removed from the system. For that you have to make some changes to your PC’s BIOS settings and you’ll be done with this error.



Fix ‘Windows Cannot be Installed to this Disk Partition” (GPT Partition Style Error) – Solved

Step 1 :



Make sure you have take a good backup of your PC’s data placed in the partition of your OS.

Step 2 :



Now, go to your home page and RESTART the system. Before the PC gets started, you have to press F10 button to get into the BIOS settings of your PC.



Step 3 :



BIOS Settings page will be presented to you. Now go to your Storage or Boot Devices -> Boot Order -> Disable EFI Boot Sources from there. OR you can change the DVD Drive with UEF to SATA or LEGACY MODE.



Step 4 :

Save changes and Exit from the BIOS page.



Step 5 :



That’s all you have to do in order to resolve the error saying, Windows Cannot be Installed to this Disk Partition. After this, you are requested to shut your PC down and follow the installation process once again.



You’re done! You can easily install a new OS on your Windows PC by now. You won’t get such error while installing an OS from the USB Flash Drive.



This is the simplest process you have to follow if you are getting an error of Disk Partition while installing a new OS version to your PC.

What’s your take? Have you ever got such error? Do share your experiences installing a new OS to your PC. You can put your views and opinions as well in front of us. Meanwhile, if you have anything further to ask or any queries or questions, kindly drop us in the comments given below the post into the comment section. We’d definitely like to get you the best solutions of your queries and questions. Stay tuned for more such useful information!



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