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Old 02-16-2008, 05:20 PM   #1
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Default mater drive too small

ok well i dont understand how i made a stupid mistake like this but i recently installed vista on a 20 gig hdd and only realized after i set up everything the way i want it and found all my drivers...
i was wondering if there is a way to copy everything onto another blank drive bit for bit and then put that one as master.

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Old 02-16-2008, 05:24 PM   #2
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Default Re: mater drive too small

I don't think there is, you will probably have to re-install
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Old 02-16-2008, 05:28 PM   #3
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lame.
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Old 02-16-2008, 05:34 PM   #4
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Default Re: mater drive too small

Yea, it sucks and it's a PITA, but just reinstall and setup Vista on the larger drive.

You could even go to the drive manufacturer's site and download their utility that will copy the entire contents of the drive to the larger drive.
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You could use Norton Ghost or Acronis to make an image of your hard drive and burn it to a cd, then install the new, bigger hard drive and then run the disc image. It should come out exactly as the other drive was.
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