Ghost 14.0 did not resize partition to use all space

Working on an XP SP3 machine.

We have been running Ghost Version 14.0  incrementals to an NAS.

The drive (60 G) died.  Put in a new 250G drive. Restored the drive and checked the "resize" option.

The restored c: is now ~120G... but I expected it to be 250G.

Why would it not resize to the full 250G?

We are only restoring C to C.  No other partitions.

Suggestions welcome.

Tomster2
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dbruntonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can resize the partition if you wish.

Try BootIt (free to try) http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/bootit-next-generation.htm
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senadCommented:
Perhaps system restore is locking its required space...Try turning it off...
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Mike_CarrollConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I always use GParted which you can get here http://gparted.sourceforge.net/
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senadCommented:
I think you should re run Norton Ghost this time with system restore disabled....
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Tomster2Author Commented:
This is a new drive... any system restore points would be in the Ghost image file.

Is there a setting to ignore system restore in Ghost?

Confused at the moment.

Tomster2
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senadConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Sorry my bad....To expand the partition use partition magic or a free tool like
http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm
Just disable system restore and delete system restore points before....
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Tomster2Author Commented:
Got my hands on this machine today.  First I checked the BIOS.  It was reading the drive as 250G.  

I then used the Windows OS install disk that came with the machine.  The first part of the windows install is checking the partitions... and it was showing one partition of 120G... the rest of the drive was unallocated.   I deleted the partition.

I then created a partition using most of the available space on the drive.  I then exited the windows install.

Put in the Ghost disk and begin the recovery... when I got to the options page the option for "resize" was grayed out.  This was not the case before.

The only options I check marked this time were the last three.   Recovery went fine and upon completion the C: drive was close to the 250G size as desired.

Splitting the points as it was related to the partition size.
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Tomster2Author Commented:
Did not assign an A as parts of the solution I came up with on my own.
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