Migrate Windows 7/8/10 OS to SanDisk SSD

Posted by @AOMEI

January 4, 2017

Compared with SanDisk SSD Conversion Kit, AOMEI Backupper is a better tool to migrate OS to SanDisk SSD in Windows 10/8/7.

Overview

SanDisk SSDs are of great performance, so many users decide to replace their old hard drive with a SanDisk SSD. Then, they can clone to SanDisk SSD so as to upgrade hard drive or just migrate OS to SanDisk SSD, and both ways will avoid the annoyance of re-installing Windows and all installed programs. Here, we introduce two SanDisk data migration software for you to migrate OS to SSD SanDisk.

SanDisk SSD Conversion Kit

The SanDisk SSD Conversion Kit provides all the hardware necessary for simple, do-it-yourself installation. It comes with a mounting bracket, an SATA cable, an SATA-to-USB cable, screws, and a screwdriver. It includes a guide that walks you through each step of the installation process - simply mount your new SSD on the mounting bracket, screw it into place inside your PC’s case, and plug it into an available power cable and SATA port using the included cable. The included data-migration software automatically transfer all of you data- including programs, files, and even your operating system - to your new SSD. But this only supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and this is a paid tool. Why not have a free SanDisk data migration software which is with better performance?

A better way to migrate OS to SanDisk SSD

AOMEI Backupper is a powerful software, which allows you to do SanDisk SSD data migration with all Windows editions including Windows7/8/8.1/10/XP/Vista of both 32bit and 64bit. Except to migrate OS to SSD, you can also use it to free clone HDD to SSD without SATA to USB cable or clone HDD to SSD via USB. Next, we’ll show you how to migrate OS to SSD SanDisk with AOMEI Backupper.

Step1: Install and launch AOMEI Backupper Professional. Select “System Clone” under “Clone” tab.

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Step2: Tthe program is designed to automatically select source partitions for you. Here, you just need to select the SanDisk SSD as the new location and then click "Next" to continue.

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Step3: Now comes the operation summary window. If you confirm the operations, please click "Start Clone" to migrate OS to SanDisk SSD.

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Tips:

  • Tick the "Sector by sector clone" option to copy all sectors of system partition no matter whether it is used or not, but it will take much more time.
  • "Align partition to optimize for SSD" option is highly recommended to improve the performance because your destination disk is an SSD.

Step4: When the system clone progress reaches to 100%, please click "Finish to exit the interface.

With free AOMEI Backupper, you can achieve to migrate OS to SanDisk SSD within just four mouse clicks. And this is same to migrate OS to Crucial SSD or any others.