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bigbor replied to bigbor's topic in Boot CampI believe that my Windows already installed on Protective MBR(anyway I can check that?) and I remember when I boot it first I was able to browse MAC partition.(I had only single MAC partition on that time) But after that I split up the MAC partitions to three partitions, so now Windows see them as one RAW. Thats why I am trying to synchronize GPT and MBR. The partitions I want to be able to access from windows are 3(MacHD), 4(ETC) and 5(WORK). Is there anyway to make it happened without reinstalling Windows?
I have 3 partitions on GPT and 1 virtual MBR partition on macbook pro. MBR used by Windows. But the problem is that Windows can't see the GPT partitions. Not sure if gptsync can help me in such situation? More details here http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/294367-macbook-pro-bootcamp-windows-cant-see-gpt-partitions/
bigbor posted a topic in Boot CampHi guys, I have a problem with using windows 8.1 on mac After I install the Windows via bootcamp I've split mac partition on three separated partitions but they are not visible from Windows. 1) MAC OS (MAC OS EXT) GPT 2) SHARED ETC (MAC OS EXT) GPT 3) SHARED WORK (FAT) GPT 4) WINDOWS 8.1 BOOTCAMP (NTFS) MBR As far as I understand, after I googled around, Windows using virtual MBR on mac, and OS X using GPT and in my case they out of sync ?! Correct me if i am wrong. So I found that gptsync might help http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/177505-enhanced-gptsync-tool May be some one can advice if I am on right direction and how to use gptsync in my case to sync my MBR and GPT partition tables. Or if there is other way to make GPT partitions visible form Windows. The first Image (Windows Disc Management, with two partitions) is how partitions looks like when I booting Windows naively The second one is how partitions looks like in MAC OS Disk Utility The third Image (Windows Disc Management, with more than two partitions) is how partitions looks like when I booting Windows using Parallels here is my try: gptsync /dev/disk0 Current GPT partition table: # Start LBA End LBA Type 1 40 409639 EFI System (FAT) 2 409640 195722135 Mac OS X HFS+ 3 195722136 196991671 Mac OS X Boot 4 196991672 587616655 Mac OS X HFS+ 5 587880448 782929919 Basic Data 6 782929920 977104895 Basic Data Current MBR partition table: # A Start LBA End LBA Type 1 1 782929919 ee EFI Protective 2 * 782929920 977104895 07 NTFS/HPFS Status: MBR table must be updated. Proposed new MBR partition table: # A Start LBA End LBA Type 1 1 409639 ee EFI Protective 2 409640 195722135 af Mac OS X HFS+ 3 195722136 196991671 ab Mac OS X Boot 4 196991672 587616655 af Mac OS X HFS+ May I update the MBR as printed above? [y/N] y Yes Writing new MBR... MBR updated successfully! After I check the result by booting WIndows using Parallels but still all the same. So then I tried to boot Windows naively and no luck because windows MBR partition was vanished. ( 6 782929920 977104895 Basic Data) Need help.