Question How to format an SSD to GPT with it being my only drive?

Mar 28, 2020
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Recently my laptop HD died, since we are on quarantine here in Brazil I couldn't find another to buy in my city, a friend kindly offered a Kingston 120gb SSD 2,5 for me, I accepted but I'm having some troubles, first, it had a Windows 8, but the drive coudn't boot in UEFI, it just blew my mind since I know almost nothing about SSDs, it is displayed in the bios, but the computer says it just can't boot. It runs perfectly in Legacy.
I searched a little bit and found out something about MBR and GPT, I think that's my problem, but how can I convert my SSD with it being my only drive functioning in my only computer?
And I'm planning on creating an USB Windows Installer for W10, should I do something different since I'm using a SSD now?
Thanks for your time in advance, I'll list my notebook specs down here:

Edit: So my windows updated after the reset and now I'm running W10, but I think I'm still running on Legacy, which sounds weird, I'm really lost.
Acer E5-754
Intel(R)Core i5-6200U
8GB Ram
 
Recently my laptop HD died, since we are on quarantine here in Brazil I couldn't find another to buy in my city, a friend kindly offered a Kingston 120gb SSD 2,5 for me, I accepted but I'm having some troubles, first, it had a Windows 8, but the drive coudn't boot in UEFI, it just blew my mind since I know almost nothing about SSDs, it is displayed in the bios, but the computer says it just can't boot. It runs perfectly in Legacy.
I searched a little bit and found out something about MBR and GPT, I think that's my problem, but how can I convert my SSD with it being my only drive functioning in my only computer?
And I'm planning on creating an USB Windows Installer for W10, should I do something different since I'm using a SSD now?
Thanks for your time in advance, I'll list my notebook specs down here:

Edit: So my windows updated after the reset and now I'm running W10, but I think I'm still running on Legacy, which sounds weird, I'm really lost.
Acer E5-754
Intel(R)Core i5-6200U
8GB Ram
Doesn't matter if it's HDD or SSD
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/disk-management/change-an-mbr-disk-into-a-gpt-disk
 

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