Image from small drive to large drive

By herr5407
Jul 12, 2007
  1. Hi all.

    I have an image of my parents computer's old 15GB IDE drive that I used Acronis to create. I've come across an 80GB drive and want to install it. If I use that image, is it going to utilize the extra space or is it only going to create the 15GB parition and another one with the extra space?

    I don't have much experiance with Acronis but is there a way to tell it to use all free space?
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Acronis will normally not create new partitions unless commanded to do so. The default is to use the free space it finds.
  3. herr5407

    herr5407 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 101

    Thanks for the quick reply raybay. I'll give it a go and see how everything works out.
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