How to Upgrade Your Laptop Hard Drive to SSD

Posted by @AOMEI

July 1, 2016

Understanding how to upgrade your laptop hard drive to SSD can help you optimize your computer performance. AOMEI Backupper is the right tool for this manipulation.

Why upgrade your laptop hard driveto SSD?

Upgrading your laptop’s hard drive is a great way to get some extra life out of an old machine or a resurrect a dead one. The most obvious reason you need to upgrade your laptop hard drive is because the old one is dying. That’s exactly where we found ourselves, with a dying hard drive throwing errors all the time, and why we are aware of the necessity of upgrading your laptop hard drive. Besides, SSD prices have been falling for years and it’s now economical to replace your hard drive with SSD. Upgrading to SSD means you will spend less time waiting for the boot up and for data to become accessible. And it gives the data more reliable protection. Another important advantage of SSD is that it is easy to be installed. To sum up, upgrading your laptop hard drive to SSD is the best choice for your laptop’s well-performance.

Choosingthe bestsoftware for upgrading hard drive

The elements of success relies on the tool you choose. So choosing the best software for upgrading your laptop hard drive to SSD is the cardinal thing you could think about. Firstly, we need to make out what we need to do in the process of upgrading hard drive to SSD. To upgrading your hard drive to SSD means to clone your laptop hard drive to SSD. So it is obvious that the software should have the ability to clone hard drive. Secondly, the software should be easy to use. That is the critical factor to make a comment on a software. Thirdly, the cost of software should not be too much, no matter time, energy and money.

As we mull all the demands in your mind, we find one software meets all your needs. AOMEI Backupper is the best software which satisfy all the conditions. It has perfect clone function which enables you complete the upgrading efficiently. Besides, its intellectual user interface make it an easy to use software. And you can use this software for upgrading your laptop hard drive to SSD without paying for it. So AOMEI Backupper is the most suitable clone software for your wish.

How to upgrade your laptop hard drive to SSD?

Having found the software for upgrading hard drive, the next step is to completing upgrading hard drive to SSD. Now let me show you the detail of the operation.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper, install it. Plug the SSD you upgrade your laptop hard drive to, then launch AOMEI Backupper, click Disk Clone under the Clone option.

Disk Clone

Step2. Select the disk(Disk0) that you wish to clone. Then click Next.

Select Source Disk

Step3. Select a destination disk(Disk1) to clone the source disk to. Click Next to continue the process.

Select Destination Disk

Step4. Confirm the information in the Operation Summary which indicates the operation that will be executed. Then click Start Clone to begin the clone.

Start Disk Clone


● You can set the detail of the clone in the left corner of the Operation Summary.

● You can also create a backup image of your hard drive to SSD, and choose the None Compression in the Backup Options.