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(Solved) - Windows 7 restore to new hard drive

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beardymouse
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Hi folks,

A bit of a n00b here, but here's the situation.

I have a PC with a 80GB hard drive. I wanted to replace the 80GB with a 2TB HDD. So I made a back up of the 80GB and a system image on an external drive, then replaced the 80GB with the 2TB and did a system restore to make my computer as it was before, but with 2TB instead of 80GB.

So everything went well, except the 2TB HDD is showing up as an 80GB HDD. There's obviously something I don't quite understand that's happened in the restore process. How do I access my 2TB of space?

It's Windows 7 64-bit

Thanks!

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beardymouse
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FIXED thanks to this: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....ows-vista/

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