Data migration refers to make exactly same copy of a hard disk to another one. Usually, the migrated content could be the OS only all the whole hard drive. As time goes by, users keep storing more and more data to their local drive, which leads to less and less free space on their hard disk. At this time, migrating data from the local drive (source drive) is the first choice to solve the low disk space warning instead of struggling to delete some data – you just want to keep them in total… Now Samsung is enjoying a great share in hard drive market, it’s SSD series are enjoying great reputation due to the nice outlook and good cost performance. So how to migrate data to Samsung hard drives (Samsung SSD) is becoming a hot debate all over the internet.
Facing this issue, users should first of all find a reliable tool to help migrate Samsung data to another drive. If there are only personal data on the source drive, things become rather easy, for even the copy-paste feature of Windows is going to work. However, if there is operating system included, how should everything go?
Actually, you have two choices: reinstall system on Samsung hard drive or copy data to Samsung hard drive. The second one is undoubtedly a better choice if you have got the help of MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Before you do:
Make sure your destination Samsung hard drive contains nothing important. For the following operations will clean the whole hard drive. Beside, make sure your Samsung drive is large enough to hold all source data.
Way 1: Only Migrate the OS
If you would like to migrate OS from old drive to Samsung disk, you can:
Step1: Download, install and launch Partition Wizard. Click “Migrate OS to SSD/HD Wizard” on the left side of the menu bar.
Step2: In the pop-up window, please choose the Samsung drive as destination disk and then click “Next” to continue.
Step3: In this window, you can change the copy option or keep the default settings as well. After that, please click “Next” to go on.
Step4: Please note the information in this page and then click “Finish” to go back to the main interface.
Step5:In order to perform this operation, please click “Apply“.
Way 2: Migrate the Whole Drive
If you are going to migrate the whole drive to Samsung hard drive, you can choose “Copy Disk Wizard” to help you. Details are listed in this post.