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I used this tool to clone my existing 50G laptop drive onto a new Western Digital 320G. Afterward, the rest of the space on the new drive (270G) was gone. I have deleted and recreated partitions on the new disk, but its capacity is stuck on 50G. How do I access the rest of the space?

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  • dclure Dec 13, 2009

    Yes, I used the free trial version of Acronis Migrate Easy 7.0.

  • dclure Dec 13, 2009

    After speaking with Western Digital, it was figured that the hard drive was essentially resized (in error) and that the only solution was to replace it. I actually did try Partition Magic and another Acronis product mentioned on WD's site, and nothing was recognizing the full capacity of the new hard drive. I understand what "needed" to be done regarding partitions; the problem was that the rest of the GB that should have been available after the clone were not visible at all.

    Thanks anyhow for looking into this. :)

  • Clayton Molle May 11, 2010

    What product version did you use to close your hard drive? I have Acronis Disk Director Suite 10 and I have been able to create mulitiple partitions on a drive without any issues. Did you use a trial version? Please respond with the version and this issue can be further researched.

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You need to resize the partition with a partitioning tool like partition magic or acronis disk director, or clone the drive with acronis true image. these tools are downloadable here. That site has a bootable cd, which is loaded before windows starts.

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