Users may have these experiences: they may want to upgrade a hard drive to a larger one but don’t know how to deal with data on it; they may want to transfer operating system to SSD but simple copy does not make the sense; they may just want to make a backup but don’t know how to do it. It’s a pity that users may not find a convenient way to handle the above problems. In fact, it is easy for users to directly copy disk with partition software. At this time, users are intensely advised to make use of our MiniTool Partition Wizard to solve the above problems easily.
Why choose MiniTool Partition Wizard? This software offers a numbers of useful features to manage hard drives, including repartition, disk conversion, partition recovery, and disk cloning. When it comes to disk copy, it offers sector-by-sector coping method to guarantee that the copied OS is still bootable. Here is the tutorial showing how to copy disk safely.
First, launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to get the main interface and choose the disk which needs copying.
Second, click “Copy Disk” from the left action panel. Users can also achieve disk cloning in another four ways: choose “Copy Disk” from the upper tool bar; choose “Copy” after dropping down “Disk” from the menu bar; choose “Copy Disk Wizard” after dropping down the “Wizard” from the menu bar and choose “Copy” from the pop-up menu after right clicking the target disk
Third, select a disk which is large enough to save all content on the source disk and click “Next” to continue to the next step. Please note that all data on the selected disk will be cleaned for a successful disk clone.
Fourth, choose a copy option and click “Next”.
Fit partitions to entire disk will adjust each partition size to occupy the whole disk space.
Copy partitions without resize is not available if the target disk has a smaller disk capacity than the source drive.
If users use solid state disk, please choose Align partitions to 1MB to improve performance.
The option Use GUID Partition Table is not available in MiniTool Partition Wizard Free.
Fifth, after reading “Please NOTE”, users need to click “Finish” button.
At last, click “Apply” to carry out all the pending changes. (Note: If users are copying the system disk, our disk copy software – MiniTool Partition Wizard will ask them to reboot computer. Just click “Restart Now”.)
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When disk cloning is finished, users need to replace the source drive using this target drive if they have such an requirement to boot computer from the target disk. If backup is their intention, keep the target disk in a safe location.
Tip: MiniTool Partition Wizard is also capable of backing up a specific partition by offering the “Copy Partition” feature.
This is the end of the simple introduction to disk cloning software – MiniTool Partition Wizard. If users want to know more about the disk copying software, they are welcomed to download this hard drive cloning software to have a try.