Task Sequence has failed with the error code (0x00000001) – UEFI/BIOS

When imaging a Dell Venue machine using BIOS firmware (instead of UEFI), the task sequence failed with the below error:

Task Sequence has failed with the error code (0x00000001) – UEFI/BIOS

When viewing the smsts.log I saw:

Marking partitions active is only supported for MBR disks.
Unable to activate partition (0x80004001)
Failed to make volume C:\ bootable. Code 0x80004001.

Failed to make volume C:\ bootable. Please ensure that you have set an active partition on the boot disk before installing the operating system. Not implemented (Error: 80004001; Source: Windows)

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I checked the Task Sequence, and there was only a step to format the disk as UEFI. The boot mode on the Dell Venue was set to Legacy/BIOS. You can see in the Task Sequence below, the Disk Type is GPT (which is UEFI).

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After setting the Dell Venue to UEFI firmware and booting from the NIC, the disk was formatted and the Task Sequence did not fail.

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