What is XXClone?
XXClone copies Windows system disk into another disk with the system files, installed applications, and all of your data files. It makes the target disk self-bootable so that you can swap your main disk and work with the cloned one without the restoring process. It supports FAT16, FAT32, and NTFS partitions. The source and the target volume can be of different file systems. With the intuitive user interface, it is easy to operate XXClone.
How to clone hard disk with XXClone in Windows 10?
If you plan to clone a system disk, you can download XXClone Freeware to complete the task. As for non-system volume backup, it is only supported in XXClone Pro. Non-system disk clone is needed to backup all your important data located in data partitions or migrate data from HDD to SSD. I’ll show you how to use XXClone to clone hard disk when it comes to a non-system disk:
1. Install and launch XXClone Pro. Select the source and the target volume depending on your situation. You may use the one-click button provided by XXClone to invoke the Disk Management utility and affirm the volumes you select.
2. Choose an operation mode. You may run Full Volume Backup for the first time and Incremental Volume Backup next time to save your time.
Additional control settings in volume clone operations are available in the Advanced Settings tab.
As for system disk clone, you should click the Make Bootable button in the Cool Tools tab to make the target volume self-bootable.
Now you see how to clone hard disk with XXClone in Windows 10. However, some users are confronted with XXClone Pro errors. They find XXClone expired after one-year use, leaving the Start button greyed out. What’s more, some users encounter XXClone boot error, such as no bootable device found, a computer disk hardware configuration problem and so on. That’s sounds troublesome! Can we avoid all the errors?
Quick workaround to XXClone in Windows 10
To get a quick workaround to XXClone in Windows 10, you may choose an XXClone alternative. I’d like to recommend AOMEI Backupper Professional to you. It is an all-around Windows PC backup software which owns the features of system/disk/partition/files backup & restore as well as system/disk/partition clone. It supports both system disks and data disks. Learn how to clone a data disk via AOMEI Backupper below:
Step 1. Install and run AOMEI Backupper. Click “Clone” on the left pane and select “Disk Clone”.
Step 2. Select the source disk that you want to clone and click “Next”.
Step 3. Select the destination disk to store the cloned data and click “Next”.
Step 4. Confirm the operation and click “Start Clone”.
The destination disk will be completely overwritten. Backup the destination disk before you start clone if there are important data on it.
If the destination disk is an SSD, you can tick “Align partition to optimize for SSD” in Step 4 to improve the reading and writing speed of the SSD.
If you do system clone with AOMEI Backupper, the destination disk is self-bootable. What you need to do is setting the cloned system disk as the first boot device in BIOS to boot from it.
When you consider cloning hard disk in Windows 10, you can either pick XXClone or AOMEI Backupper. AOMEI Backupper provides a quick workaround to XXClone in Windows 10 in case that you meet XXClone errors. Additionally, with AOMEI Backupper, you can clone hard drive via Command Prompt and solve the problem that cloned to new computer Windows 7 won’t boot. Don’t hesitate to get this tool!