Clone Boot Drive

Forum discussion tagged with Clone Boot Drive.
  1. Question Windows not booting

    Tried all the basic stuff, let me run through whats going on. I have an 2tb nvme with windows. Wanted a clean installation, so I decided to first clone that nvme onto a HDD so I can boot from that if something goes wrong. Cloning the HDD worked, but it wasnt able to boot. Couldnt figure it out...
  2. wittypixel

    Question Bought a SN850 500GB, how do i clone from a samsung 970 pro

    The goal is simple. would like to clone my 970 pro 256GB to my new SN850 500GB. I would really like to avoid having setup up apps and windows again because I don't have as much free time as i did before :) I did download the acronis true image from western digital support page. Could that be...
  3. J

    Question Nervous to upgrade from win8.1Pro - win10

    Hey Folks, Been running a home built editing (video/audio) PC on Win8.1 Pro (using start8 to stop the gumby tile thing) for the past 6 years or so and it's just working so so nicely I'm loathe to upgrade it to Win10 but I'm starting to feel like a bit of a dinosaur and finding some software is...
  4. zathazar

    Question Upgrading C: Drive

    Currently I am running my C: Drive along, with a few other applications, on a 250Gb Corsair M.2 drive. I am wanting to clone everything onto a 500Gb M.2 drive (OS and the other apps) but not sure on the right way to do it. What is a good guide/application to use to transfer and clone the data?
  5. C

    Question Installing the same OS on multiple computers

    I'm looking for a way to install all my software on one PC and then to copy that hard drive to other PCs. I've been reading about cloning and imaging, and I'm still not sure on which would be better. I would like to put this on the server, and reinstall from there. I've gotten a Windows 10 iso...
  6. Borracho

    [SOLVED] If your TPM is alright but Health Check still says no...

    ...in all likelihood your BIOS still has CSM turned on...
  7. Jave10

    [SOLVED] Switching from HDD to SSD. Macrium Reflect gives me "Error 9" "23 - Data error (cyclic redundancy check)"

    I just decided that I should use my SSD as my home drive after I got a new 2tb data HDD. However, when I try to clone, I get "Clone failed - Error 9 - Read Failed - 23 - Data error (cyclic redundancy check)". Also, whenever it gives me the error, I get a windows 10 notification saying that the...
  8. T

    [SOLVED] Help With Transferring Data

    Hello all! I recently bought $500 worth of pc parts to put together a new computer for my boss. He has a 10 year old computer with 2 mirrored hard drives in it. For the new computer I bought a 250GB SSD and a Terabyte hard drive. I was hoping to put windows onto the SSD and to clone the contents...
  9. GeoGroen

    [SOLVED] Cloning M.2 to SSDs in RAID 0 (and boot from the RAID disk)

    Hello gurus Currently running: OS: Windows 10 x64 Mobo: Asus Prime A320M-K Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Gen 3 Storage: Western Digital Blue M.2 SATA 500GB Recently installed three Western Digital Blue 2.5" SSD SATA 1TB drives and went into Disk Management to set up a new striped volume. This...
  10. S

    Question Cloned C;drive SSD hdd works fine but startup logo and bios is unreadable, please help !

    hope the image works once in windows desktop etc it all works fine just at the start up which is unreadable... any advice etc on this would be awesome please? View: https://imgur.com/a/bdg3Eh0
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    Question Cloning boot drive to smaller drive using Macrium Reflect

    I'm trying to clone my Windows 10 boot drive (1TB, of which 450GB used) to a smaller HDD (500GB). using Macrium Reflect (free edition). The boot drive has 2 partitions: 1 - NTFS Active: (shown with usage 338.63GB / 930.99GB) 2 - NTFS Primary: (shown with usage 453.3 MB/ 536.0MB) I've done...
  12. Danifantom

    [SOLVED] Cloned NvMe Windows 10 BSOD "INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE"

    Hello my friends, I've spent the last 7 days trying to clone my SATA SSD to my new NvMe SSD in the hours after work. So my problem is: My cloned NvMe won't boot, it throws BSOD "INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE". A fresh install works, but I really need it to be cloned for various reasons. Now, the...
  13. W

    [SOLVED] It was going to be so easy...

    I have an ageing i7 PC and decided to make start on replacing it with another PC I got an i5 9400F which I was surprised has more cores than the old i7, though less threads It was a bargain with Win 10 already installed. But it had a small SSD so i purchased a PNY 480Gb at the same time with...
  14. F

    [SOLVED] Can i install windows 10 on hdd until ssd arrives?

    I just got my cpu today and i can build my pc now, but my ssd is arriving next week so could i install windows in the HDD ultil my ssd arrives and then pass it, i´ve heard something about cloning the hard disk.
  15. [SOLVED] How do I clone OS to a partition on a larger HDD?

    This is moved over from a different thread on the advice of USAFRet. I have a HDD that is encountering errors so I am wanting to clone the OS and the accompanying System Partitions to a larger HDD (8TB). (The M: Partition will not be cloned along with C: D: and N: as it doesn't contain any...
  16. A

    [SOLVED] cloned nvme bitlocker boot drive with macrium free and now original boot drive wont boot

    So i wanted to clone my nvme boot ssd to another nvme ssd so i could reuse the one in my computer for another purpose. I chose to download Macrium Reflect free to clone the two same size nvme ssds. My boot drive is bitlocker encrypted. I put the drive i wanted to clone into a usb 3 nvme ssd...
  17. HnyBear

    [SOLVED] Best way to copy entire boot drive to new drive?

    I am currently running a i7-7700k build but am upgrading to an all new setup. New MB, CPU, RAM etc etc. I'd like to be able to copy everything off my C drive, also my Windows/boot, which is a 512GB SSD and put it on my new 2TB M.2 drive. I'm trying to avoid having to do a reinstall of windows...
  18. Chezzy

    [SOLVED] Old HDD as a sencondary drive

    I just bought an SSD yesterday to upgrade my old HDD and thought about cloning my system from my HDD to my SSD. I did some research and clone it as soon as I got my SSD. But problems starts appearing, namely because of different size issue, the program that I use and transferring issues. And so...
  19. L

    [SOLVED] Any value in defraging an HDD C drive before cloning to SSD and booting from it?

    I've purchased and SSD and I'm going to attempt to clone my existing HDD and making the SSD my main drive. Question is, should I defrag my HDD first? I haven't done that in 5+ years, but don't know if there's any value in doing that before I clone it to the SSD. Thanks you!
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    Question Cloned SSD Will Not Boot (Windows 10)

    Hey Guys - After issues with my 512gb ADATA M2 SSD, I had to RMA it. Therefore, I used Macrium Reflect to clone all of its partitions directly to a 256gb Samsung 850 Pro. I did so, shut down, disconnected the M2, then booted back up to the 850 without issues. Recently, the RMA came back and...
  21. I

    [SOLVED] Clone HDD to SSD

    I bought a SSD and want to clone my HDD to the SSD and make SSD as primary boot drive. I just want a short and easy step by step guide before i start. What i know so far is - you clone the HDD to the SSD then restart your PC and open up for the BIOS and make the SSD as primary boot up. And then...
  22. I

    Question Clone disk/partiton from HDD to SSD

    I bought a SSD (1TB) and want to get my OS to my SSD and some other stuff too example games to get a faster loading speed. I found out how i can only clone the Windows to the SSD by AOMEI Backupper Standard. But how do I choice what i want to get cloned to the SSD. My HDD is 1TB and around 30GB...
  23. E

    [SOLVED] should i clean install or clone windows to my new ssd and how?

    hi, my cpu i5-4670k, gpu - 1050ti, mobo- gigabyte z87x-ud3h, bios version F10b, psu corsair cs650 , ram 4x4gb @1600 mhz, windows10. i have a 1 tb sata hdd, now i have decided to add a 500gb sata ssd. i will run windows and games on that ssd. my old hdd have 3 paritions - drive c,d, and e...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] Installing SSD and Cloning OS

    Hello All, Hope everyone is fine. Tomorrow , I am going to get my SSD Crucial MX500 1tb 2280S model. Currently I own a Acer Helios G3-572 laptop and want to replace my current SSD of 128gb with that one. Please let me know how to clone my C drive including OS, applications and settings (I have...
  25. D

    [SOLVED] Moving Windows and all files to new M.2

    Hey! I just got a new 500gb M.2, and I am hoping to move all of my files and Windows installation on my current 500gb SSD to my new M.2, and then wipe the old SSD to keep for storage. I'm not sure if I should migrate or clone the old drive, or if I should just do a fresh os instal. How would you...
  26. J

    [SOLVED] Error code 0x000000e after cloning Win10 to new drive.

    Hi, yesterday i cloned my old SSD to my new M.2 drive and it seemed to go along without issue and was working fine last night. This morning i turned the pc on and got a blue screen with "Error code: 0xc000000e You'll need to use recovery tools" I have since used a whole manner of different...
  27. N

    [SOLVED] lower fps after cloning hdd to ssd

    hi everyone, i just recently built my first pc and followed this exact build guide on youtube View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gfAMYnQtDs&t=1430s specs: GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Intel Core i7 9700K Processor Gigabyte Z390 I AORUS PRO WiFi Mini-ITX Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 RAM...
  28. Newkist

    [SOLVED] I cloned my hdd to sdd and this happened

    So i have brought a crucial ssd (1TB) and when it came I wanted to move everything from my hdd to sdd so yea i cloned it using acronis (im new to all this). Once cloned i could boot off from my ssd and then i was going to wipe the hdd to use as storage but when i went to the devices and drivers...
  29. Dean Grey Beatz

    Question Cloning hdd to ssd failed cant boot into windows after chkdsk/f

    Bought a 1tb ssd to upgrade my old PC X58A-UD3R rev 2.0 I7 930 stock clock has ben oc before 2 x ( 3x2gb ) corsair ram Hd 6750 850w master cooler silent, now 420w cool master. Tried cloning old hdd to ssd got errors, ran chkdsk/f . System needed to restart went to restart black screen. Left it...
  30. PhilippK

    Question Win 10 does not boot after Clone, BIOS takes ages to show up

    So I cloned Windows from a 120Gb SSD onto a 480Gb SSD. I accidentally converted the 480 to a dynamic disk. Now I can't boot from either one and my BIOS take ages to show up. (POST-Screen gets shown for like 20-30 seconds) I have a WIN10 install disk, I can boot to it if I have my 120Gb SSD in...
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Cloned 256GB SSD to 2TB SSD, new SSD freezing/hanging

    I’m trying to figure out if I did something wrong or I possibly have a bad SSD or it’s incompatible. I have a new Dell G5 5090 desktop with a Toshiba 256GB m.2 NVMe SSD on the motherboard. I bought an ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 2TB to take the place of the Toshiba and the secondary 1TB HDD. I cloned...
  32. M

    [SOLVED] I'd like to clone my OS from a HDD to an SSD, please help!

    I have done a lot of research as to what I have to do in order to make this happen. My first problem: The total used space on my HDD exceeds the total space on my 240GB SSD (unused, formatted for OS) 1st Q: Is there a simple way to move non-system files from the C:/ drive partition, on a 2TB...
  33. LoicM

    [SOLVED] cloning hard drive to ssd

    When cloning my windows 10 HDD to my new 1TB SSD, everything went all fine and it worked. My question is in file explorer it is showing 2 hard drives C and D, both around 200Gb which is normal on how much space I used up in the 500gb HDD and I am wondering are they my SSD? Also my old hard...
  34. L

    [SOLVED] Trouble adding an SSD to my rig.

    SO finally after 2 years I decided it was a good time to add a SSD to my rig. For a task that seems so simple it has caused me such a headache. I still am struggling to decide which cloning software to use but right now I am trying to Acronis True Image WD edition which I found purely from the...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] HDD>SSD clone boots to black screen

    I hate dealing with computers with a burning hot passion. I'm really up to the point of just running the damn thing over. Please help me before I do. I installed a bigger SSD in my main laptop, so now I want to use the old one for my secondary. After a whole day of trying, I always end up with...
  36. ptferg1234

    [SOLVED] What is the best way to transfer a windows installation to an SSD?

    I am going to help install a new M.2 SSD into my friend's system soon. I know that making a clone of the file system is one of the better methods for doing this, but I am not quite sure what the best method is o go about it. He only has the one hard drive in his system and he does not have...
  37. I

    [SOLVED] Need Help With New SSD Migration From Old HDD

    So, I have a 2TB HDD which is split into 2 different partitions, my system partition (C, 500GB) and another partition for games and stuff (with the remaining 1.5TB). I recently bought a 500GB SSD and i want to clone ONLY my C partition so i downloaded EaseUS Partition Master and when i tried to...
  38. Z

    Question Will i loose anything if i clone my SSD?

    I am using 120 GB SSD as a primary storage and have installed Windows there. I am planning to upgrade it to 500 GB SSD as the space in 120 GB SSD is not sufficient enough. I have installed many Apps and few games on my primary drive. If i clone the data of 120 GB SSD to 500 GB SSD, Will i...
  39. L

    [SOLVED] Cloned NVME M.2 Drive Not Showing Up In Boot Order? What Gives??

    Hi there, I just bought a Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB NVME M.2 drive and I cloned my old 1TB WD Blue SSD to the NVME drive. Now I unplugged my old SSD to make sure I could boot from the NVME drive and it worked fine. However upon plugging in my old SSD to format it and use it for more storage my...
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    Question Transfer user account to new drive?

    I recently bought a 1TB SSD to replace my current 120GB SSD, and I've had absolute hell with copying my files over. Between cloning the drive and fresh installing windows and loading a backup, the closest I can get is having all of my files on my new SSD, but having them saved under a separate...