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Clone Boot Drive

Forum discussion tagged with Clone Boot Drive.
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    [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...
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    Question 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...
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    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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
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    Question 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...
  10. Newkist

    Question 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...
  11. 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...
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    Question Clone boot drive from NVMe to SATA 2.5 via adaptor

    Hi Everyone, I’m at point in my current PC’s life where I need to upgrade the orig 120gb NVMe Boot Drive to a 2.5 SATA 240gb and clone the boot drive so that my workstation remains intact avoiding the hours of re-installs. I’m currently using an Acer Aspire T3-710 Desktop. i7 6700 16gb RAM...
  13. 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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
  16. 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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
  19. 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...
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    [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...