“Last week, I bought a new SSD and I’m trying to replace my old hard drive on my computer with this new SSD. Here is the question: I split my hard drive into four partitions for different hard drive, and I still want to keep them on my new SSD. So, I’m here to ask is there any easy way that can help me clone multiple partitions to new hard drive one time? I do not want to abandon my old data, please help me and thank you in advance.”
Why you should want to clone multiple partitions to new hard drive?
Clone partitions to HDD/SSD is no longer a new problem to computer users. Part of them would like to clone several partitions to new HDD/SSD at a time to keep the old data safe. If you want to replace old hard drive with SSD, meanwhile, you do not want to lose the old data on the partitions, clone multiple partitions to new SSD is the best way to you. There are so many similar situations that you need to clone multiple partitions to new hard drive: free up system disk space without losing data; extend the storage space of your computer; duplicate important data to new hard drive; upgrade hard drive for better performance...
How to clone multiple partitions to new hard drive one time?
In the past days, users may create new partitions on the new hard drive and then copy each partition data to relative partition on the new hard drive. In this way, you will need to copy partitions one by one, which will take your lots of time. If you want to clone multiple partitions to new hard drive one time easily, the cloning software AOMEI Backupper can help you a lot. It allows you to clone multiple partition to new HDD/SSD in a few simple steps. Here you can follow the detailed steps:
Step1.Plug in the new HDD/SSD you prepared before, make sure it can be detected by your computer. Then, install and launch AOMEI Backupper. Click Clone -> Disk Clone.
Tips: If you want to clone your Multiple partitions on your hard drive, click Disk Clone, and it will clone several partitions on hard drive one time; if you would like to clone one single partition, click Partition Clone, it will clone the partition you selected only.
Step2.Select the hard drive with multiple partitions on as the source party.
Step3. Then, select the new HDD/SSD as the destination place.
Step4. Indicate the operations that will be executed. Click Start Clone, and it will be execute immediately.
- Edit partitions on the destination disk: if you are not satisfied the partitions on the hard drive, you can edit the partitions’ size on your new hard drive.
- Sector by sector clone:if you check the box, it will clone every byte on your old hard drive no matter it used or not, which will take a lot of time and occupy more storage space.
- Align partition to optimize for SSD:this will improve the performance of your SSD after cloning. If you are cloning to SSD, check this box for getting a better performance.
AOMEI Backupper Professional is a powerful clone software for Windows 10/8/7. It supports you clone hard drive with multiple partitions, or clone system only, even a single partition. Besides, it is a great backup and restore software which you can use to backup and restore system, partition, disk, files/folders, etc. It has more editions like AOMEI Backupper Technician, which is designed for enterprise and server provider, provides charged technical service to clients with unlimited usage.