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Change Partition Type ID

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    About "Change Partition Type ID"

    For MBR-style partition, each partition has one partition type ID, so the system can tell the type of partitions by the ID. There are many partition type IDs, and the following IDs are frequently used:

    0x07 NTFS
    0x0B FAT32, used by DOS & Win95
    0x0C FAT32 using LBA mode to access to FAT32 partition
    0x01 FAT12
    0x04 FAT16, less than 32 MB
    0x06 FAT16, greater than 32 MB
    0x0E FAT16 using LBA mode to access to FAT16 partition

    New: Usually your GPT hard drive has EFI system partition or Microsoft reserved partition, which refers to the partition type ID. When there is a special need, you choose to change the partition type ID. MiniTool Partition Wizard provides you a feature to change type ID on GPT disk.


    How to Change Partition Type ID

    "Change Partition Type ID" is very simple. There are just three steps. The following is the MiniTool Partition Wizard tutorial.

    Step 1: Select or right-click the partition and click "Change Partition Type ID" from the action panel or pop-up menu.

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    Kindly reminder:
    The free edition of MiniTool Partition Wizard doesn't support changing partition type ID. To use this function, you’ll need to upgrade to advanced edition.


    Step 2: Choose a partition type ID from the list or enter ID manually according to your own need. And then click "Yes" button to go back to the main interface.

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    Step 3: Click "Apply" to execute this change.

    apply