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 How to Clone partition, HDD or disk to SSD?

May 31, 2016 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to Recover Deleted Data

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  • What's SSD?
    A solid-state drive (SSD) (also known as a solid-state disk or electronic disk, though it contains no actual "disk" of any kind, nor motors to "drive" the disks) is a data storage device using integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently. SSD technology uses electronic interfaces compatible with traditional block input/output (I/O) hard disk drives. - from Wikipedia

    How can I clone a SSD?
    1. How can I move and boot Windows 8 on an SSD from a HDD?
    I just upgraded my computer from Windows Vista to Windows 8 via the retail upgrade. I plan to purchase a SSD. I was wondering how to move or install Windows 8 onto the SSD so I may boot from there. If possible-- I would like to do so without having to format my existing hard drive, I will if I have to. - John B

    2. How can you clone an SSD from a HDD/SSD cache combo?
    I'm planning to buy a new laptop with Windows 8 that has a HDD + SSD cache combo. I'm familiar with cloning SSD from a regular HDD via bootable disk like Acronis (not wanting to do a fresh install). Since I don't have the laptop, how hard is it to clone an HDD/SSD cache combo? Are there any special steps or precaution? Thank you in advance. - Minh Do

    3. How to clone hdd to ssd (windows 8)? I want to clone my operating system from HDD to SSD - Zandra

    How to clone SSD or clone data to SSD
    In fact to clone partition, entire disk, HDD or SSD to SSD, it's easy, don't take it as a difficult job. Just use a SSD clone software, you are able to do this easily. The WinSuite 2012 is an excellent SSD clone tool. It not only can SSD clone, also help you to recover lost data, get back password and key, or optimize system etc. And it works well on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP.

    Notice: there is no trial version of this product, you should purchase it first, after purchasing it, you will get the download url and Registration Code in a minute.

    Step by step to clone SSD
    First, install the SSD clone software on your PC, then run it, choose the "Disk Management" tab.
    Clone SSD - Main interface

    If you need to clone the whole HHD, SSD or other disks, select the "Clone Entire Disk". You are able to mirror the whole disk such as Windows system, programs, files even the personal settings to SSD drive, so that you won't waste time in Windows and program reinstallations.

    Step 1. Choose the source disk
    All the disks that can be detected by the program. Choose the source disk that you want to clone, and click "Next".
    Clone to SSD - Clone Genius

    Step 2. Choose the destination disk
    Select the destination disk on your SSD drive or other one, and after that hit on the "Next" to start your clone. Remember that your destination disk must be larger than the source one, or the content cannot be copied completely.
    Clone entire Disk

    Step 3. Begin to clone SSD or HDD to SSD
    Cloning SSD or HDD to your SSD drive now. keep checking the cloning process during the work. there will pops up a window and shows you a message of "Successfully cloned", that to say cloning work perfectly done.
    how to Clone SSD - Finished

    If you are planning to only clone a partition , pls choose the "Clone A Partition" at the first step, then the left steps are similar with cloning an entire disk. you can try by yourself!

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