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Forum discussion tagged with clone.
  1. D

    [SOLVED] How to clone OS drive to bootable external hard drive for install on new SSD?

    Basically, I want to copy my C drive (128g M.2 SSD) which has my Windows OS, other files, etc. to my external USB hard drive and then restore that onto a new larger 1tb M.2 SSD I recently purchased. My motherboard only has one M.2 slot, I assume I could just copy my C drive (OS) to external...
  2. Interested12

    Question New m.2 SSD will not boot

    I just purchased a new Samsung 1TB model 970 to replace my almost full 500MB 970 m.2 . I activated the new HDD and selected Simple Volume on Disk 1 and MBR. I did a quick format. See two attached files. I WAS going to attached a bunch of screenshots here but all I get is a box to put a URL...
  3. J

    [SOLVED] Problems cloning System drive.

    I have a DELL Inspiron 5477 AIO which was set up by DELL with a 128GB SSD for the operating system and 1TB drive for the DATA drive. I would like to upgrade the 128GB SSD to 256GB SSD. I am able to clone the drive successfully but when I replace the 128GB SSD with the 256CG SSD and boot up the...
  4. H

    Question HDD Showing full, but not full.

    I recently decided to switch all my older laptop HDDs to SSDs. My primary has a 750gb Hdd that windows explorer shows has 228gb used, the rest free/empty. I was trying to "update" to a 500gb SSD, but the cloning software MiniPartition shows the drive as 100% full, so I can't migrate the...
  5. Mister Lemons

    [SOLVED] Upgrading game storage to larger drive of the same make but higher capacity

    Long story short; I've finally used every byte of storage on my dedicated steam drive. It's a Sabrent Rocket 256 M.2 NVME that I've only managed to fill after updating the games I currently have on there. I'm not a hoarder of digital media so it's taken two years to fill that measly 240GB...
  6. TRE IzDOPE

    Question installed 2nd m.2 and cloned drive now trying to format first m.2 but says it is in use - no page file enabled?

    So, I have a 250GB 960 EVO and I just installed a 1TB WD black SN750 SE that came with Battlefield 2042 I used acrontis true image and cloned the disk, I then went to BIOS and put the new M.2 as the only bootable device. My 960 EVO used to be C:/ and the WD was Z:/ NOW, it has made the new M.2...
  7. SublimeOrange

    [SOLVED] HDD/SSD to M.2 SSD cloning advice ?

    Hi all, Currently I have my OS on my Sata SSD and games/other files spread across some other HDDs. My new motherboard has M.2 support and I'd like to remove the need for HDDs and simply have an M.2 SSD with my OS on, and the Sata SSD for my games/other files. What is the easiest way to...
  8. [SOLVED] 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...
  9. N

    [SOLVED] Cloning multiple slaves from master at once.

    Hi! I make alot of copies of my master slave. I use clonezilla, plug my master to a usb3.0 with an adapter, and connect a slave disk to a usb3.0 with a adapter, and clonezilla in the last usb port. This takes alot of time and it not efficient enough. I clone device to device. I make make 3-4...
  10. wittypixel

    [SOLVED] 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...
  11. B

    [SOLVED] Macrium Reflect Free Edition - Cloning (Non-Boot Drive) HDD to SSD Error 9 at 99%

    Hey guys, I've recently noticed that while using CrystalDiskInfo 7.0.5 to check the status of my drives, my main storage drive was showing a caution health status with 8 reallocated sectors. The drive in question is a Seagate Barracuda Pro 4TB 7200rpm 128MB Cache HDD I've been using since mid...
  12. 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...
  13. E

    [SOLVED] Failing HDD, Failing backups. Help

    Hello all, I currently have an old machine which controls a CNC machine, it runs Windows 7 Pro and is set up in such a way that it's not entirely possible to replicate it and setting something up new would cost a lot of money i would rather avoid spending. It is currently experiencing regular...
  14. Question Help with DDRescue

    Hi, I happen to have a 500GB HDD that won't open properly. It is detectable both under Windows and Ubuntu. So, I decided to follow the most common guide I found online, back it up. I use DDRescue to clone/copy whatever is possible to a 4TB HDD. After running it for 2d 22h 24m, the process...
  15. N

    [SOLVED] PC Wont Startup after changing boot sequence.

    I recently factory reset my pc and then cloned my windows from my hard drive to my ssd. After that I shut down my pc but it would automatically startup so I turned off fast start up and I was finally able to shut down my pc. After that I went into the bios, changed the boot sequence so that I...
  16. KtrlAltDel

    [SOLVED] Cloning HDD to SDD- Adapter needed?

    If a motherboard has a slot for both an old HDD and another slot for a new SSD, will I need an adapter to clone the HDD to the SDD or can I have both installed at the same time in the motherboard when performing a complete clone? It looks like no, but I just need to check my knowledge since it...
  17. [SOLVED] Can't boot PC after cloning HDD to SSD

    Hi, Yesterday I cloned the full contents of my HDD (including a Windows and a Ubuntu partition) to my new SSD (Samsung 860 EVO). I can now successfully boot into Ubuntu from the SSD, but when trying to boot into Windows (when my HDD is not connected anymore), I get a blue screen displaying...
  18. [SOLVED] Help with cloning using Macrium Reflect 7

    Using Macrium's program and I'm stuck. I have two identical hard drives and want to clone disk 1 (source) to disk 2 (target) but don't know if I have to enlarge or reduce any partitions. Can anyone help here?
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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  21. M

    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...
  22. Bros1083

    [SOLVED] 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...
  23. Usernameisrequired

    [SOLVED] 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...
  24. R

    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...
  25. 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...
  26. A

    [SOLVED] 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...
  27. A

    [SOLVED] 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...
  29. N

    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...
  30. 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...
  31. M

    [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...
  32. F

    [SOLVED] 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...
  33. B

    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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. S

    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...
  38. O

    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...
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    [SOLVED] Samsung Data Migration Larger HDD to Smaller SSD

    I have a 2TB HDD that I'm looking to clone over to a 250GB SSD. I've uninstalled a bunch of apps and have the drive down to about 440GB now. I mainly want the SSD for booting and the primary games I play. I'm confused about the exclude function of the Samsung Data Migration Tool. It appears that...
  40. G

    [SOLVED] Cloning only OS from HDD to SSD

    So I recently bought a 250GB 860 evo m.2 ssd, and I want to move ONLY the windows from the hdd to the ssd. But since it is impossible to pick which file to clone, so I was thinking to clone the local disk c to the ssd using the samsung data migration, then switch the boot order to ssd, and...