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Re: image resize possible?

Postby Bob Coleman » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:57 pm

mjnelson99 wrote:
> P.S. You don't paste an image. You would paste a copy.
> You would restore it.
> Mary
> On 12/1/2012 12:16 PM, mjnelson99 wrote:
> > If you still have access to that hard drive, the simplest
> > thing might be to resize the partition, then create a new image.
> > Mary
> >
> > On 11/29/2012 1:30 AM, leechap wrote:
> >> I have a 500gb image created with BootitNG that is about 75% free space
> that I would like to be able to paste into a smaller free space, i this
> possible?
> >>
> >> L4e
> >>
> >>
> >
> >

It's been a while, but I think the process of restoring in BING may have actually included clicking a PASTE button.
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Re: image resize possible?

Postby leechap » Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:20 pm

I ended up shrinking/copying the storage partition (which contained the image of the C: drive) that was preventing me from pasting the image, to an external hard drive then deleted the original, restored the C: image (which had 30GB of data in a 500gb partition) to the whole disk , resized it to a reasonable 100gb, then copied the storage partition back, deleted the old C: image and created a new one with smaller dimensions. I hope that made sense, it probably did to you people who know what needed to be done..

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Re: image resize possible?

Postby DrTeeth » Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:54 am

Glad you got it sorted. I don't know if the 'compact' function (used
when making an image) would have helped.


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