Incorrect drive size

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Incorrect drive size

Postby bbearren » Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:29 pm

I upgraded a Windows 7 laptop from a 160GB HDD to a 250GB SSD. I created a full drive image of the HDD, replaced it with the SSD and restored the image. Now BootIt Bare Metal show the SSD as 128GB under BIOS, and 232.89GB under BIOS (direct). If I set up partitions under BIOS (direct) they show up fine until I change to BIOS, and it truncates to 128GB.
I've tried Wipe Entire Disk, but it still comes back with the 128GB BIOS limitation. If I boot into Windows, it is only seen as 128GB usable and the rest unallocated, even though I've partitioned the entire 232.89GB under BIOS (direct).
What do I need to do in order to get the full drive size implemented?
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Re: Incorrect drive size

Postby TeraByte Support » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:34 am

if BIOS (direct) sees the full size and you can create the partitions the
full size then that's all you need. Whatever partition size you see in
Partition Work / View MBR is what windows will see.

As far as the BIOS limitation, that is either you need to update your system
BIOS or change a setting.


"bbearren" wrote in message news:16157@public.bootitbm...

I upgraded a Windows 7 laptop from a 160GB HDD to a 250GB SSD. I created a
full drive image of the HDD, replaced it with the SSD and restored the
image. Now BootIt Bare Metal show the SSD as 128GB under BIOS, and 232.89GB
under BIOS (direct). If I set up partitions under BIOS (direct) they show
up fine until I change to BIOS, and it truncates to 128GB.
I've tried Wipe Entire Disk, but it still comes back with the 128GB BIOS
limitation. If I boot into Windows, it is only seen as 128GB usable and the
rest unallocated, even though I've partitioned the entire 232.89GB under
BIOS (direct).
What do I need to do in order to get the full drive size implemented?

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