Author Topic: Error: unable to get partition information. 108  (Read 9455 times)

mmartin20tw

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Error: unable to get partition information. 108
« on: December 24, 2015, 07:25:50 AM »
Hi everyone, I tried to install plop boot manager from windows 8.1 on my x86 tablet, but I get this error message:

Error: unable to get partition information. 108 (96,16,132,116...were also shown in the error, it's different every time)

Anyone please help me? Cause this is the final way I can think of since my tablet's BIOS (insydeh20 setup utility rev 5.0) can't find my bootable usb as a boot option, but can read it which is weird......Please help! Thx a lot!
« Last Edit: December 24, 2015, 11:06:51 AM by mmartin20tw »

mmartin20tw

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Re: Error: unable to get partition information. 108
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2015, 11:48:07 AM »
BTW, If I delete win8.1 and install windows 7, will the problem be fixed? I am too noob to all these, never thought that boot usb on a tablet can be so troublesome because of the BIOS. Computer pros please help me.

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Re: Error: unable to get partition information. 108
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2015, 12:55:52 PM »
Hello,

your tablet is using GTP which is not supported by the Plop Boot manager 5. When you reinstall Windows 7, then you have to boot without UEFI and create a classic partition table. Maybe thats not allowed on the tablet.

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Re: Error: unable to get partition information. 108
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2015, 14:24:36 PM »
Hello,

your tablet is using GTP which is not supported by the Plop Boot manager 5. When you reinstall Windows 7, then you have to boot without UEFI and create a classic partition table. Maybe thats not allowed on the tablet.

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Elmar

Thx a lot Elmar!!! Love your PLOP boot manager a lot :D I'll try to boot without UEFI. Thx :D

BTW, is there any other way to boot my usb since the BIOS(insydeh20 rev 5.0) seems to have lock advance option so even with legacy mode on I boot selector still can't find my usb

Merry Christmas !!!

Added:
My BIOS on tablet can't even read windows 7 boot usb in EFI mode. Looks like I don't have any methods now xD
Second Added:
Just found this, is this what I should try to make PLOP works?
http://www.disk-partition.com/help/convert-gpt-mbr-disk.html
« Last Edit: December 24, 2015, 14:49:38 PM by mmartin20tw »