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Put in new HD, restored windows, HD size not showing correctly.

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#1 mr2005


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Posted 11 May 2016 - 12:37 AM

I had 125 GB SSD HD as my C drive. I put in a 250GB SS HD and restored my windows from an image saved on an external drive. 

when i go to my computer, it showing the capacity  of the new 250 GB drive as the 125 GB HD.  How do i get the drive size to show up correctly


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#2 Havachat


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Posted 11 May 2016 - 02:39 AM

The best option would have been to Clone the old drive  to the new drive using MiniTool Partition Wizard { Free}.

Then it would of expanded it to suit the new drive size .


If its working ok with the new drive  , the you could still use MiniTool and Extend that partiton to use the remainder of the 250G SSD.


I have never done it the way you have , but give it a try as minitool has many options.

EG: you could just have the reminder space { Unallocated } as a D:\ Drive , or just merge the 2 Partitions to have a Single C:\ Drive.

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Posted 11 May 2016 - 07:03 AM

Open Disk Management and extend your C: partition to take up the unallocated space.  See Option One in this article: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2670-partition-volume-extend.html

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