Cloned hard drive shows wrong size

Which of the adhering to retains the information it's storing once the device power is turned off?
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May 14, 2017 at 18:18 UTC

Ive provided easeus and now usage miraysoft HDclone. Like others are discussing, cloning partitions works a lot much better, otherwise it duplicates and also relocations the drive identifiers on the drive also.

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ChellSol May 14, 2017 at 07:39 UTC

What does diskcomponent say?


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May 14, 2017 at 07:41 UTC

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disk 0 online 931GB

(I will certainly call that close enough)


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May 14, 2017 at 07:44 UTC

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Rod-IT May 14, 2017 at 07:55 UTC

You cloned it, so it matches the dimension, you should have actually done a migration between the two disks or simply reinstalled.

Many SSD come via the devices essential.

Remember you didn"t clone the data or the content, you cloned the disk, like-for-prefer, including dimension, blocks, bad-blocks and also all.

You must have moved from SSD to HDD making use of the tools carry out or look at something favor EaseUS that have the right to execute this and re-partition at the same time.


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May 14, 2017 at 09:58 UTC

Rod-IT has the answer. If it"s not also late, clone the original disk aobtain yet then simply clone the partitions, not the entirety disk. I"ve provided EaseUS on about 20 Latitudes 5450"s for going from 128 to 256, no concerns so far.


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May 14, 2017 at 12:41 UTC

Well, never had troubles with that:- clone disk 1 to disk 2- resize partition on disk 2 to enhance 100%- done


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May 14, 2017 at 12:45 UTC

We"ve done disk to disk clones from smaller sized to larger disks numerous times and never come across this.

In diskcomponent can you try this:

select disk 0

list part

(inspect the partitions and also view if you have actually extran area after the last one)

(if you execute...)

choose part

extend

This must expand also the partition to usage the rest of the disk.

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May 14, 2017 at 14:39 UTC

I usage diskpart.exe to expand partitions all the time. See instructions in previous short articles.


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May 14, 2017 at 14:41 UTC

The extend command in diskpart cannot be provided to extend device or boot partitions, at leastern not for the OS that is presently running, so the OP is going to have to begin over and also execute a migration, as Rod-IT argued, or boot the machine from a various source than Disk 0. Another tool, in enhancement to the ones pointed out over, is Veeam Endpoint Back-up Free, which will allow you to resize the partition(s) during the gain back. I have actually provided this many kind of times for both HDD to SSD, and also RAID array to RAID range, transfers and it functions incredibly well.

Edit: 931GB is the correct size to be displayed by the file mechanism for a 1TB drive. The drive manufacturers usage base 10 (1KB = 1000B) once specifying drive sizes and the file system offers base 2 (1KB = 1024B).

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May 14, 2017 at 18:18 UTC

Ive offered easeus and now usage miraysoft HDclone. Like others are pointing out, cloning partitions functions a lot much better, otherwise it duplicates and also reareas the drive identifiers on the drive also.


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May 15, 2017 at 05:50 UTC

Boot partition have the right to be expanded from running OS given that Windows 7 I believe. Maybe going earlier to Vista. I carry out it on servers all the moment.


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May 15, 2017 at 07:22 UTC

Northlandeng wrote:

The extend command in diskpart cannot be offered to extfinish device or boot partitions, at leastern not for the OS that is presently running, so the OP is going to need to start over and also perform a migration, as Rod-IT suggested, or boot the machine from a different resource than Disk 0. Another tool, in addition to the ones mentioned above, is Veeam Endpoint Back-up Free, which will permit you to resize the partition(s) in the time of the restore. I have actually used this many type of times for both HDD to SSD, and RAID array to RAID array, transfers and it functions exceptionally well.

Edit: 931GB is the correct dimension to be displayed by the file mechanism for a 1TB drive. The drive manufacturers usage base 10 (1KB = 1000B) once specifying drive sizes and the file device provides base 2 (1KB = 1024B).

I need to disagree. Last week I created some Success 7 VMs for experimentation however made their VHDs too tiny. I broadened the VHDs with one more 10GB each (VMs were off), booted the VMs to their OSes and also offered diskcomponent to extfinish their OS partition while the VM was running.

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This is wright here having a bootable WinPE ISO, DVD or various other media is extremely helpful as you can diskpart as a lot as you favor without touching the OS.

Which OS were you running where you couldn"t expand the partition while it was running? I"m certain I"ve done this in Vista.