With the progress and development of science and technology, solid state disk (SSD) is the best option for computer hard disk upgrade. Usually, SSD disk is used to promote the performance of a computer as boot hard drive or secondary storage device. Toshiba SSD is a popular brand of hard disk. By the way, you could manage SSD drives with Toshiba SSD utility to help you maintain, monitor and tune your Toshiba SSD.
Shortcomings of Toshiba SSD Cloning Software
As we all known, hard disk manufacturers provides the specialized cloning software in most cases, as well as Toshiba. You can get the cloning software on their website or on a CD/DVD comes with the hard disk. Toshiba SSD is a reliable and secure hard disk to use, and provides a copy of NTI Echo to migrate data to Toshiba SSD drive.
NTI Echo is migration software for Toshiba SSD or HDD, provides services under Windows Vista/XP/7/8/8.1/10. However, this Toshiba SSD cloning software doesn't support other manufacturer's drives. For most of users, it’s kind of disappointed.
Besides, there are some complain in the forums. The NTI Echo cloning tool has some problems to clone the hard drive after upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, try to repair this issue but still cannot transfer the data of hard disk; or something like that: the cloning process stopped when I clone Windows 10 to my Toshiba SSD, I have to restart my computer, but it just can’t restart with a message stating “NTI is starting, bla bla bla…”, after this, it tried to restart again, and again and again. That is to say, the cloning process corrupted the normal boot.
Best Toshiba SSD Migration Software
The good news is you can use the third party Toshiba SSD cloning software to migrate data to Toshiba SSD drive and vice versa. It’s more flexible and easy to clone data than Toshiba specialized migration tool. AOMEI Backupper Professional is professional data migration software, and strongly recommended by most of users because of its powerful cloning functions and data restore features. AOMEI Bakcupper supports the Windows Operating system, including Windows Vista/XP/7/8/8.1/10 (all editions, 32 bit & 64 bit). The Toshiba SSD migration tool - AOMEI Backupper makes you moving data easily.
Steps to Clone Hard Disk to Toshiba SSD without Losing data
In order to clone hard disk to Toshiba SSD drive, you can download AOMEI Backupper Professional to have a go, and it’s small and easy to operate. Next we are going to introduce the detailed steps about how to do this clone:
Step 1: Install and launch the best Toshiba SSD cloning software - AOMEI Backupper in Windows 7/8/10, select Clone on the left side panel of the main window, then click Disk Clone.
Step 2: Select a hard drive as source disk to clone. Then hit Next>> to continue.
Step 3: Choose Toshiba SSD drive as destination disk to save the data of source disk, and then press Next>>.
Tip: In the step 3, ensure your Toshiba SSD can accept the data of source disk.
Step 4: Preview the result of operations in the Operation Summary window, click Start Clone to migrate data to from HDD to Toshiba SSD.
- Tick Sector by sector clone to copy all the sectors on source disk whether the sector is in use or not. Thus, make sure the space on Toshiba SSD drive is larger than the capacity of source disk, at least equal to the latter. Please make in mind the time it takes will be much longer.
In this step, if your destination hard disk is an SSD, please tick Align partition to optimize for SSD option.
AOMEI Backupper also applied to other brands of hard drive, like Samsung, Western Digital, Kington, Adata, Seagate, Buffalo, etc.
Finally, you have transferred data from HDD to Toshiba SSD successfully with Toshiba SSD cloning software in Windows 7/8/10. If the source disk you cloned is the boot hard drive on your computer, you should set the Toshiba SSD drive as first boot device in BIOS after cloning operation completed.
In addition, AOMEI Bakcupper also offers the service of system backup to restore system when the computer Operating System corrupted, you are allowed to move partition to another location, like USB drive, SD card, network share, NAS, etc. To keep files synchronized, you can use real-time files or foders synchronization, etc.