Drive doesn't show increased free space

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  1. oregonian

    oregonian Registered Member

    May 14, 2005
    I have Partition Expert 2003 build 286. These were my configurations

    C: NTFS 9.5 GB (7 GB used 2 GB free)
    D: NTFS 90 GB (57 GB used and 32 GB free)

    So I used the Free increase space wizard and increased the C drive to 17.6 GB. But now Partition Expert shows 15 used space and 2 GB free (Image attached PE.jpg). But when I right click on the C drive in windows properties, it shows the original configuration. Where did the increased space go and why do I see different thing at two different place?

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  2. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello oregonian,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Partition and Disk Managing Software.

    We regret to inform you that we do not support Acronis Partition Expert 2003 any longer since it is rather old version. We recommend that you purchase the upgrade to Acronis Disk Director Suite 9.0 at our on-line store.

    Thank you.
    Ilya Toytman
  3. MiniMax

    MiniMax Registered Member

    Mar 17, 2005
    Hello oregonian,

    Thank you for your continued interest in Acronis Partition and Disk Managing Software.

    I am happy to inform you that I think I will be able to support you with this particular problem since I had the exact same problem back in November 2003 (Acronis support request #26773).

    1. Reboot with your PE 2003 Rescue CD.
    2. Shrink the 9.5/17.6 GB C: partition just a little bit, leaving something like 50-100 MB free space after the C: partition and the D: partition.
    3. Reboot back into Windows.

    Thank you.

    Edit: OBS: The latest PE 2003 build is #292 and you are running #286.
  4. hayc59

    hayc59 Guest

    oregonian, welcome:)
    just saw your username
    Oregon here also[Keizer]
    your in the right place for great help and assistence
    peace out
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