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Forum discussion tagged with clone.
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    Question Windows can't recognize or read devices, upgraded from samsung 970 evo nvme to samsung 980 pro nvme

    I had a samsung 970 plus nvme installed with windows, I upgraded to samsung 980 pro nvme. My goal was to clone 970 files with windows 10 to my new 980 pro. I selected all partitions of 970 and cloned to a blank 980. I then tested the 980.. everything worked fine. Booted into windows 10 off of...
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    Question Cloned Drive Data Missing

    I used Aomei Backupper Standard 6.4 Free version to clone my XPG M.2 PCIE SSD 1TB to my external Seagate Hard drive 7 TB. Once cloning was complete, I noticed an issue with partition 3. The data size of partition 3 for the source is 653.97 GB, whereas the data size of partition 3 for the clone...
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    Question How do I clone from a HDD with 512 byte sectors to a new SSD with 4K byte sectors?

    I've been using a 1TB HDD as my sole drive for a good amount of time before recently getting an internal 1TB SATA SSD. I want to transfer everything from my HDD (OS, pictures, movies, games, etc.) to the new SSD so I can use it as both a boot drive and primary data drive. I tried using Macrium...
  4. Bros1083

    Question Uncorrectable sectors can't create an image/clone or manually transport data

    I've tried Chkdsk /r and /b and after using EaseUS there are 3 bad sectors and I can access like 99% of the data like pictures and videos fine but if I try to transfer it out using an image or cloning it to another HDD/SSD it keeps crashing and saying the device is disconnecting (it's an...
  5. Usernameisrequired

    Question Minitool ShadowMaker Clone doesn't Clone Outlook Data

    I cloned a HDD to a SSD with MiniTool ShadowMaker and everything works except the Outlook data wasn't copied over. The profile was saved but the emails had to be redownloaded and the contacts weren't there. I've done this multiple times with different computers and get the same result. Not sure...
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    Question Laptop won't boot from SSD with HDD connected

    I have a HP Envy laptop with dual drive bays. I recently got a Samsung SSD to improve performance, used Macrium Reflect to clone the SSD (set in drive bay 2) from my HDD (set in drive bay 1). The clone was successful. However, as the HP BIOS has only "OS Boot Manager" option (no separate HDD and...
  7. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Simplify Process of Creating Golden System Image

    Hello everyone! Recently, I've been looking for some type of software that allows me to create a customized version of a Linux distro along with my settings and tweaks made to it. In my case for multiple computers, what I've been currently doing has been a two-step process: #1 - I deploy a...
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    Question Cloning my old computer's SSD to my new one's SSD - but with a CATCH...

    Hi there. I don't post to forums unless I've spent considerable time researching the question I have and I can't find a straight answer anywhere. So here goes. The age old question of what do you do when you buy a new computer and want to transfer EVERYTHING exactly the way it was (including...
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    Question Can I clone my ssd and use it in a new pc with different hardware?

    I want to clone my drive and use it in a new pc with different hardware. It this possible, how would I do this? Thanks
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    Question Random CHKDSK taking a really long time

    I turned my PC on yesterday and left the room, when I came back it prompted me to hit a key to cancel Chkdsk, I was too late and it already started doing it's thing. It has been about 14 hours now and it is only at 18% progress with an ETA of 65 hours and increasing. I haven't really had...
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    Question Replacing SSD in laptop; new SSD recognised using SATA USB adapter but not using MOBO SATA

    So, I bought a new SSD to replace the existing SSD boot drive in my laptop. I first plugged the new SSD in using a SATA USB adapter and cloned the existing boot partition to it using Macrium. I then made a recovery USB using the same program. After doing this, I replaced the old SSD with the...
  12. HnyBear

    Question 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...
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    [SOLVED] winload.exe missing after cloning hdd to ssd

    Hi, I looked around here and couldn't solve my problem. My HDD had a smart fail (reallocated sector count ), but could still boot on it. So I bought an ssd (860 QVO Samsung). I used easeUS partition master to clone my hdd to my ssd, with no errors encountered, it looks like this: View...
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    Question clone/migrate OS

    Hi, currently, I use SATA SSD on my HP ProBook 440 G4 (it has both SATA and M2 slots) where I have Windows 10 Education (v1909) installed. I bought a new m.2 SSD and would like to use the OS to this disk and use then the slot where SATA SSD was for HDD as data storage. Storage specs: current...
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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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    [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...
  17. Sunshine I

    [SOLVED] Need fr help with cloned SSD not showing up in BIOS

    So on my laptop with 2 sata drive bays, I cloned my HDD to the new SSD. Cloning went great. I took the original (source) HDD out of the laptop after shutdown. I then started it up and it booted PERFECTLY on the new SSD. I then took the old HDD and hooked it up via SATA onto my desktop, and...
  18. 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...
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    Question Non-bootable Windows 7. But the cloned version WORKS!

    Hi. Windows 7 Ultimate x86 It was on my original 1TB Western Digital HDD. After several consecutive PC crashes it doesn't boot anymore. After the BIOS POST there appears a blinking underscore in the top left corner, and it stays in that state forever. (I don't want to perform a clean Windows...
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    Question How to clone specific programs from old HDD to new SSD

    I have a 7 year old 1TB HDD that is probably on its way out. (Running slow) I have a new 500gb SSD arriving today. I already recently upgraded from windows 7 to 10 on the old HDD. Apparently there is free software by EaseUS that should allow me to clone across windows 10. But it costs money...