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Cloning SSD --> partition question

Hey guys, I have cloned a 250GB SSD to a new 500GB SSD using Macrium Reflect. I have increased the empty partition size to make use of the additional capacity but after cloning Windows only sees the new drive as a 250GB one.

Should I start again and format the new drive as NTFS 500GB first?

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Clone

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Yes, that is exactly what I did, but Windows sees the drive as being 250GB instead of 500GB, even though I correctly set the empty partition size to use the full 500GB capacity.

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But this time just select the source disk and the destination disk.

Then use the defaults, don't play with any partitions.

Just a straight disk to disk clone.

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Actually I tried again but extended the size of another partition to match the total capacity and this time it worked. Thanks for your help. Now I just need to change the boot order and I should be good to go.

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