How to Clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7?

Christina updated on 2020/7/15 to Disk Clone

SSDs have many advantages...so if you want to replace old HDD with a new SSD, it is reasonable. You may also need to move all contents from the HDD to the new SSD. The best way to move all contents from a HDD to a SSD is disk cloning. There are many disk cloning software can help you clone a HDD to a SSD without data loss. Here, we recommend a powerful yet easy-to-use disk cloning software - DMclone. This software can help you securely and easily clone a HDD to a SSD on Windows 10/8/7, or Mac OS.

Clone HDD to SSD without reinstalling Windows

DMclone is one of the best disk cloning software. It can help you securely and easily clone a HDD to SSD and you don’t have to reinstall your Windows OS. Just follow the steps below.

Step 1. Click on download button below to download DMclone, then install it on your computer. DMclone is fully compatible with Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista, Server and macOS.

Step 2. Make sure the SSD and HDD are connected to your computer. And there should be enough disk space on the SSD to save the cloned data of HDD.

Step 3. Run DMclone on your computer. It offers two cloning modes: partition clone and disk clone. If you want to clone an entire SSD to your SSD. Just choose mode - Disk Clone.

clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7

Step 4. Select the HDD as the source disk, then select the SSD as the destination disk. The disk clone mode will clone the HDD to the SSD. Just click Next button.

clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7

Step 5. You can edit the disk layout, and the destination disk is SSD, just tick the box ‘check the option if the target is SSD’.

clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7

Step 6. Then click on Clone Now button to clone the HDD to the SSD. Once the process gets finished, you can check the cloned data on the SSD.

clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7

If you want to upgrade your computer HDD to an advanced SSD, you can choose a method to help you copy all data from the HDD to SSD. You can copy documents from HDD and paste to the HDD manually. However, it takes long time. Disk cloning software is still the safest way to move all your data to your SSD.

DMclone is a very powerful disk cloning software. It can help you easily and securely clone the HDD to new SSD. It also offers a partition-level clone mode. SSD is very expensive. If your SSD is smaller than the original HDD, just clone the important partition of the HDD to your SSD. Here is a partition disk cloning solution.

Step 1. Run DMclone on your computer, then choose mode - Partition Clone.

clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7

Step 2. Just select the HDD partition as the source partition, then select the SSD as the destination partition.

clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7

Step 3. Clone the HDD partition to the SSD.

clone HDD to SSD on Windows 10/8/7

DMclone is the best disk cloning software for Windows and Mac OS. It not only can clone HDD to SSD, but it also can clone HDD to another HDD, portable disk, clone SSD to another HDD/SSD, clone SSD to external hard drive, etc. Download it here:


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