Clone Windows 10 64 Bit Hard Drive with Free Clone Software

Posted by @Cherry

July 12, 2017

Cloning Windows 10 64 bit hard disk drive (HDD) can keep the data safe. But how to clone a hard drive for Windows 10 64 bit? The free AOMEI Backupper Standard could be helpful.

Windows 10 64 bit

Microsoft released the latest operating system Windows 10, which is more powerful than the previous versions. Since Windows 10 has been released, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 can upgrade to Windows 10 for free no matter 32 bit or 64 bit system, which depends on the processor of your computer hardware. As the number of the bits, the more bits means that the system can point to a large number of locations in physical memory, and the more bits means that the data can be processed in larger chunks, which means more precisely. Besides, the data on computer may increase day by day and the Windows 32 bit system is limited to 4 GB of RAM while the Windows 64 bit supports more than 4 GB. That’s why more and more people want to upgrade to Windows 10 64 bit.

Clone hard drive for Windows 10 64 bit

In order to keep the data’s safety on the hard drive, it is necessary to clone hard drive no matter Windows 10 32 bit or 64 bit. We know that there are many reasons can lead data lose, such as virus attacked, system crashed, hard drive broken, etc. To keep the data safe of the Windows 10 64 bit system, clone hard drive is a good way. Besides, if you want to upgrade the hard disk, or migrate data, or make a disk duplicate, or restore data, cloning hard drive can help a lot.

However, most clone software support Windows 32 bit system. What about Windows 10 64 bit system? Is there any software for cloning hard drive for Windows 10 64 bit?

Here we highly recommend you AOMEI Backupper Standard, which is a great powerful freeware that you can use to clone hard drive disk for Windows 10, both 32 bit and 64 bit.

How to clone hard drive for Windows 10 64 bit with free AOMEI Backupper?

AOMEI Backupper Standard is acclaimed by users. It supports almost all the Windows OS including Windows Vista/XP/7/8/8.1/10, both 32 bit and 64 bit, and you can use it to do things far beyond cloning hard drive, such as clone system, backup system, create bootable media, etc.

Using AOMEI Backupper Standard to clone hard drive for Windows 10 64 bit could be very simple and easy because of its friendly interface. Here are the specific steps to clone hard drive for Windows 10 64 bit with AOMEI Backupper.

Before you do:

Prepare a storage drive which is enough to store the data on your Windows 10 hard drive. An external hard drive, USB flash drive, or other storage media is OK.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper Standard, install and launch it, then, you will see the main interface of this software. Click Clone and select Disk Clone.

Disk Clone

Step2. Select the disk you want to clone, and it will be green after you clicking it. Then click Next to move on.

Source Disk

Step3. Select the destination disk which you want to store the data in. Select it and click Next.

Destination Disk

Step4. After selecting the destination disk, you will move on to the Operation Summary window, here you can confirm the source disk and the destination disk. Maybe you have already noticed that there is a mark down the bottom, you can click “Edit the partition on the destination disk” to setup more. If you want to change partition size, you can upgrade to AOMEI Backupper Professiona so that you can edit the partition size on destination disk before cloning. The “Sector by sector clone” means that every byte on the disk would be clone no matter it used or not. It will take a lot of time and space. If the media you prepared is a SSD, we highly recommend you to check the box “Align partition to optimize for SSD”, because it will optimize your SSD when the clone finished. When you set it up, click “Start Clone” to launch the process.

Operation Summary

Step5. When the process reaches 100%, click Finish to exit.

Thus, you have already finished the task that cloning Windows 10 64 bit hard drive. The freeware AOMEI Backupper Standard for Cloning hard drive only needs a few clicks. Actually, all the operations are very simple and easy. By the way, if you need more advanced utilities such as disk space management, merge backup images, etc, AOMEI Backupper Professional version is suitable for you.