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Windows 7: Help with a restore

14 Jan 2011   #1

Vista x64
Help with a restore


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?


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14 Jan 2011   #2

Vista x64

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

worked like a charm :)

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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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