How to clone hard drive in Windows 10

Clone an entire hard drive in Windows is a fairly easy task. All you need is the right tool and an additional drive of the same size or larger. Of course, both units must be properly connected and installed on your computer. If so, then it’s as simple as downloading and installing AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Making an exact copy of the entire contents of your disk can help you with some specific tasks. For example, if you want to replace your old hard drive with an SSD hard drive, you won’t lose your documents or your operating system by cloning. You save time because you don’t have to reinstall Windows. In addition, if you regularly clone your various hard drives, you will get valuable backups. Anyway, if you have an extra disk with suitable capacity, open AOMEI Partition Assistant. In the main window, select the hard drive you want to clone and click Disk clone.

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Then choose Clone Disk Quickly. Use Next, to continue.

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Choose the destination for the disc content. Then click Next.

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Use the option Clone without resizing partitions (clone without resizing partitions)to copy the contents without making any changes to the target drive structure. This is the most appropriate option for backup. To clone entire disk including partitions, use Fit partitions to entire disc. Click on Next, to continue.

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Use Finishto exit the wizard

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Then apply the changes by clicking Apply click

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Lastly, press the button Proceedto start the process.

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Now your computer will restart and make the specified changes. Now the entire drive will be cloned according to the criteria you specified.

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