Hard drive size shows different in windows and a partition manager

Guy Stevens

New Member
i tried to used pc disk clone x to clone my win7 to a smaller hard drive.
now for some reason My Computer shows as 381 gig size instead of 682 gig
here is a pic
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tried to make the partition a couple megs smaller to make it realize the actual size and its not working.
any ideas?
 


Guy Stevens

New Member
ended up with a pretty good fix. used easeus partition master to make the main c drive 380 gig then made the unallocated 310 into a new partition z:
think ill leave it this way to clone the main stuff easier from now on.
maybe it will still help someone else
 


Pauli

Extraordinary Member
Premium Supporter
The partition problematic can be rather problematic. I know a person who lost 4Tb in the mess, an acknowledged modder and a companion in a project. Years of work... the result was that he got mad at me, because I didn't understand the weight of his loss.

Makes you ponder, safe copying could be safe?
 


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