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Windows 7: Help with a restore

14 Jan 2011   #1
bigdarren

Vista x64
 
 
Help with a restore

Hi,

I'm win 7 64bit. My 120gb SSD drive died a couple weeks ago and I replaced it with a bigger 180gb SSD drive.

I do a system image backup to a secondary drive. When I put my new SSD drive in and booted from my win 7 media I was able to restore the image it found on my D drive from 12/26, so only 2 weeks of data loss. I checked format in the restore and off it went formatting my new drive and restoring the image to it.

The restore completed and all seemed well with the world again ... Then i realized that it sees my new 180gb SSD (C drive), as a 120gb SSD (like my old one was)...ugg, can anyone help me fix this so it sees my new drive as full capacity?

Thanks!!


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14 Jan 2011   #2
bigdarren

Vista x64
 
 

Doah, sorry...Found the answer right on these boards:
Drive shows capacity of old drive after restoring bckup

worked like a charm

Thanks!
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15 Jan 2011   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello bigdarren, good to see you found the issue and thanks for the update.
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