Cloning Drive

Forum discussion tagged with Cloning Drive.
  1. P

    Question Disk Partitions

    My boot drive is a Samsung 960 EVO 256GB NVMe . I have purchased a Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB NVMe M.2 (2280). I want to clone the 256GB drive to the new 1TB drive, but before I do so I want to make sure I am not cloning partitions that I do not need. The current 256GB drive has the following...
  2. aidfarrell70

    [SOLVED] I Need Helping Cloning Windows From Old To New SSD

    I bought a new Samsung 980 1TB SSD and I've installed it. I tried cloning windows from my old KINGSTON 110GB SSD (using Macrium Reflect) to my new one. However, when I did so I realized that neither the old nor new SSD would boot up windows without the ERROR 0XC0000F message. And the only way I...
  3. NeoLights

    Question SSD Dissapearing in bios, reappear after reboot.

    My PC Specs CPU: AMD Ryzen 3800X GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Gigabyte Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 GAMING X RAM: 4x 8GB 2666 Corsair Vengence SSD: Crucial MX500 1TB M.2 SATA HDD's: 3x 1TB WD Blue (One is very old, and rest is newer) PSU: Inter Tech Argus 720W PC was custom built by me. Laptop: Lenovo...
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    [SOLVED] Cloned my hdd to ssd and now cant boot unless I use windows boot manager

    I used Macruim Reflect to clone my hdd to my ssd so I could use the ssd as my windows boot drive. I’ve changed the order in my bios so that the ssd is the first drive to load and the hdd second. After I changed the boot order and restarted the pc some text appeared and told me ”Reboot and...
  5. ri77ik

    Question Can't update Windows after cloning from HDD to SSD

    Recently I cloned my system drive to a new SSD and everything worked fine. But none of the new updates are installing in my OS. I think this is because I don't have any recovery drive in my SSD but there's a recovery drive in my old HDD. I uninstalled all antivirus too. SS 1: View...
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    [SOLVED] Can’t get new ssd drive to show proper storage size

    Trying to upgrade 250 ssd drive which is C drive on laptop to 1 T ssd drive. Using Macrium I was able to clone disk. the laptop boots and everything seems to work fine. when I check the hard drive it is listing it with same storage as old drive, I’m guessing because I cloned it? What is the...
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    [SOLVED] Cloning HDD to SSD with recovery disk as well

    I would like to clone my thinkpad's failing HDD to SSD entirely even with partition that has the "Lenovo_Recovery" that way I can always format my computer without needing to insert disk. Is this possible? If so, will SSD also get partitioned to include "Lenovo_Recovery"? If not, is it possible...
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    [SOLVED] Transferring Windows from Hard Drive to SSD

    Hi, I just got an SSD for my computer and currently Windows 10 is on my hard drive. I would like to transfer Windows 10 to my new SSD but keep the other files on my hard drive. Is there a way to put Windows on an SSD while keeping your other files on the hard drive? What is the best...
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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...
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    [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...
  11. 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...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] Cloning ssd without cloning windows

    So I used a software to clone my ssd as I wanted to upgrade it to one with larger storage. It copied all my stuff, and when I put the new ssd, I got the "winload.efi missing" error. So I got my win 10 media usb to fix it with cmd but all the commands I tried would not fix it. I then did the...
  13. 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...
  14. L

    [SOLVED] Not enough unallocated space on the target disk.

    I just got a new SSD and am wanting to boot my OS off of it. I downloaded EaseUS Todo Backup but when I try to do a system clone I get a message reading, "Not enough unallocated space on the target disk. To make sure the boot ability of target disk, please delete partitions on there first." My...
  15. D

    [SOLVED] Clone HDD or Replace HDD, what do I need to or know, if I do one or the other?

    Hi so as you can see in the title, I'm considering on either cloning my old HDD or replacing it with a new one, the reason for this is because it is now showing "reallocated sectors", from what I've read "reallocated sectors" are bad but it is OK as long as it doesn't increase, well in my case...
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    [SOLVED] upgrading builtin 512gb M2 nvme to intel 2tb m2 nvme ssd in asus g531gt laptop ,need help

    hi everyone, i bought a new asus rog strix g g531gt laptop both for gaming and office purposes. but by just installing 3 or 4 games the free space is now low. laptop has a builtin 512gb m2 nvme. i want to upgrade to a 2tb ssd. There is a additional sata ssd slot which i thought of purchasing...
  17. 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...
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    Question Cloning software for MacOS X and Windows XP?

    i want to clone my mac osx and windows xp computers what's the easiest cloning software to use and if possible that won't take 3+ hours to go through the process. i plan on taking the cloned operating systems and putting them into virtual box
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    Question How to clone certain applications AND windows from HDD to SSD

    I have a 1TB HDD with EVERYTHING on it, games, images, apps, ect. I want to move Windows 10 and only certain games on to my new 240gb ssd. I want to keep everything else on the HDD but only those certain games and windows onto the new SSD without losing anything. How would i do this.
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    Question Issue with HDD to NVMe cloning

    Hi, I recently buy a 1Tb M.2 from XPG : https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07K1J3C23/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 So I downloaded Macrium Reflect to clone my current RAID 0 HDDs to my freshly mount SSD, but got a issue telling me that : The target disk has a incompatible...
  21. Z

    Question Safe to keep original hdd inside after cloning it to ssd ?

    Just finished installing a new ssd inside my pc and cloning my old hdd with OS and all my files to the ssd ( currently getting prompt to shutdown PC from samsung data migration software) I'd like to know if it's safe to keep both my hdd and ssd inside my PC since they're clones and both...
  22. TMDrop

    Question Boot times still slow with newly installed SSD

    Hello everyone, I have a laptop (Acer Aspire F5-573T running Windows 10) and I elected to swap out the hdd with an ssd to speed things up a bit. I followed some videos and ended up cloning the drive to the ssd using a Sata to usb 3.0 cable and Mini Partition tool software. However, after...
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    Question Can I clone my laptops SSD's OS to my Desktops hard drive, then install a new SSD to my desktop and clone the laptops os to the new SSD

    I'm planning on buying a new SSD for my Razer laptop since 256 GB turns out to be too little and I want to get a 1 tb SSD. Only problem with that is A) I don't want to buy a new windows product key and B) Reinstall all the drivers and Razer applications So I'm wondering if it is possible to...
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    Question New SSD - How do I migrate data?

    Hello, I recently bought a Samsung 860 evo 1 tb ssd. Would I be able to transfer specific files on my hard drive to my SSD? (including windows, a few games, steam). Is there a software to help me with this, or will I have to do it manually? I currently have a 1tb HDD with 200 gigs left, and I...
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    Question cloned my hard drive to m.2 SSD. BIOS not showing the SSD as boot option. Help?

    I need some help with this please. Some info about the PC, will add if need more: MB - Asrock b450m hdv SSD - Sabrent 256gb m.2 SSD Hard Drive - 500gb seagate HDD Thanks in advance for any replies! ~ ThatCoolAsian
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    Question M.2 Samsung Question

    Hi! I need clarification. Here is my current storage setup. One 2.5" SSD with the OS installed on it and Two HDD's for games and other media. I am planning to buy a Samsung M.2 SSD in a couple of weeks and will plan to use the Data Migration Software. Let's assume that I've already installed the...
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    Question Problem with booting from SSD

    I bought an SSD, I cloned my windows drive to it and then went into my BIOS boot settings to give the SSD priority. When I tried formatting my old boot drive it told me it was still what my PC was using to boot. I rechecked my BIOS and it said the SSD still had priority. Any ideas? I don't like...
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    Question Unable to clone HDD to SSD. Please Help

    I bought a Samsung 860 Evo SSD yesterday. Ever since I plugged it in, I've been struggling to migrate my data from my HDD. So after watching a few tutorials, I downloaded EaseUS todo and started cloning my C: drive. At first, I was returned with an error that said : Failed to read sector...
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    Question Re formatting old drive after cloning

    Hi all, I just finished cloning an old failing Hard drive and its all gone fine. I would like to keep the old drive in if possible but im not sure what will happen if i delete everything off it right now as i think all my programmes are still loading off that and not the new drive, even after...
  30. M

    Question Problem with Cloning SSD to HDD

    I ordered the Samsung 970 EVO PLUS SSD to put in my PC. I put it in my PC and it booted fine and i installed samsung magician. I have a load of info my current HDD that i wanted to clone to the SSD and the space wasnt a problem. So i used Samsungs Data Migration software and no problems appeared...