cloning boot drive

Forum discussion tagged with cloning boot drive.
  1. F

    Question Problems cloning a disk

    I am trying to update my HP laptop (windows 10) drive from 250 Gb to 500 Gb. I have a compatible drive and tried both AOMEI Backer Upper and Macrium software. I can manipulate the drives partitions using diskpart just fine. The AOMEI software in system clone mode just hangs in the process. By...
  2. arthurg1

    Question I've cloned my system to an ssd, but i cant format my hard drive

    I recently got a Samsung 870 QVO 1 TB ssd and cloned my system using the samsung migration software. Now, when i remove the cables to the hard drive, i can boot into the ssd with no problems, everything works as it should, but when i have both my ssd and hard drive connected, it boots straight...
  3. K

    Question Need help with cloning my OS ?

    My OS drive is a small 128 gb ssd and i want to upgrade to a bigger one.I am using this 128 gb drive for my OS. I am also using two 2TB hdds for storing games. If i clone the 128 gb OS drive to the new one will I lose my data on the other two drives once i boot from it ?
  4. Trufaux

    Question Cloned Windows 10 SSD needs Windows repair ?

    I'm trying to upgrade to a 1TB SSD. I cloned my 256G SSD and set my Bios to boot from it. My Lenovo Yoga 710 boots to a screen titled "Preparing Windows Repair" then "Choose an option: Continue, Use a device, Troubleshoot, Turn off your PC." I hit "Continue" and it returns to, "Preparing...
  5. [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...
  6. raghuvrs

    [SOLVED] Need to transfer data from one hdd to other

    I am having a alienware m18x r2 with 256x2 SSD configured with raid 0. i am planning to upgrade the hard driver capacity to 512x2 or 1tb x 2 i was wondering how i restore all the OS and other data to my new hdd can anyone help me with the steps in details on how to do this. also please include...
  7. V

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 won't boot from a new M.2 drive

    I have just built a new PC, now I am trying to transfer my windows 10 from an old ssd to one of my two new M.2 drives. I have tried cloning but it didn't work, so I instead created a system image of the old ssd and installed a fresh Windows on the new M.2. After doing this, and taking out the...
  8. khodex1997

    [SOLVED] Best way to Clone/Migrate OS Drive?

    I have Paragon Hard Disk Manager but I've never used it. I have a sata SSD that is my current boot drive. I just installed a WD blue M.2 Drive and want to migrate/clone the OS drive to it but Ive never used Paragon for that. In the past I just used a physical cloning dock. How do I go about...
  9. idiaz40

    [SOLVED] Cloning HDD from old pc to SSD for new rig

    Okay.. so i have an old 2008 pc with a 240gb HDD with OEM windows 10 pro version (originally it was windows 7 but i upgradred to windows 10 for free when Microsoft was giving free upgrades) and i was wondering if i could clone the old pc HDD to an M.2 Nvme for another system i am personally...
  10. SenneHoekman

    [SOLVED] Moving OS from Samsung SSD 850 EVO to M.2 970 EVO Plus NVMe SSD?

    Hey all, I recently decided to upgrade my RAM and storage. My RAM is already installed and works fine, however, I just now installed my new NVMe drive onto my motherboard (physically) and am now going into setting it as a volume. The idea is that I move my Windows 10 install + all files on the...
  11. jagermain

    [SOLVED] After I cloned my Win'10 boot drive to new M.2, now the old ssd and 1 other HDD are not being recognized at all. Please help!

    I'll try to make this brief and to the point. I cloned my OS from a 120 gig SSD to a newer faster 240gig M.2 as my new boot drive and changed the setting properly in the bios to recognize the M.2 port. The computer loaded up from the new M.2 but now one of my 1TB HDD and the original 120gig SSD...
  12. P

    [SOLVED] Amount of Total Storage Different After Cloning

    Hi, I finally just upgraded from a mechanical harddrive to an SSD, and used Macrium Reflect to clone my stuff over. After doing it though, I noticed that the storage on the two drives was not equal, despite the partitions and unallocated space being identical. Before cloning, there was about...
  13. RJGray

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade to SSD, but have no idea whether or not I can go M.2, or how to clone.

    Here's the digital manual for my motherboard. Please tell me if I can run a M.2 SSD from this. I genuinely have no clue how to tell if I can or not. ECS H81H3-M I genuinely have no idea what to look for, and all the letters and numbers are confusing to me, so I don't even know what to match to...
  14. DragonGunner

    [SOLVED] Disk Cloning and Spanning

    Hi all! I'm planning a complicated bit of computer surgery. I have (among other things) two 2TB SSDs, one as my boot drive and one one for games. The gaming SSD is nearly full, so the idea is to clone the relatively small Windows installation and accessories (all data on that drive, in all...
  15. Dean Grey Beatz

    [SOLVED] Cant boot past bios after chkdsk/f and cant boot from usb or disc

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. PrimalReign

    [SOLVED] Clone whole and entire drive to another

    Hi, I know that there are quite similar questions to mine on here but I just had to make sure that it works for my specific lineup so please excuse me on that. So I recently got a whole new computer and the only thing that I kept was my GPU. I'm facing the problem that I want to clone my whole...
  18. DeadAlpaca

    [SOLVED] I installed an SSD on my laptop and cloned my HDD to it. Now what?

    I have a Lenovo Ideapad 330 15ICH laptop and I recently installed a Gigabyte A2000 M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe 500 GB SSD onto it with the intention of cloning my hard drive to it and using it as my primary storage option (i.e. as my C drive). I wanted to do that to improve the load times of my...