Clone Hard Drive in Windows 7

Christina updated on 2020/7/16 to Disk Clone

If you use your Windows 7 computer for a long time, then you may find your hard drive is nearly full. Then how to solve the issue? Normally, you will need to replace the hard drive with a larger one. To replace the hard disk, you can use a disk cloning software for Windows 7 to clone the disk to a larger one directly.

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Also, if may want to keep a offline copy of your hard drive of Windows 7 computer. It can help you replace the hard drive is there is any problem with the drive in the future. Then you can reuse your computer quickly. To help you do the job, we suggest you use a Windows 7 disk cloning software - DMclone. With this software, you can clone the disk and create an exact copy for further use.

The clone software can not only clone the hard disk with all the data on the disk, but also it can make sure the disk is bootable if you clone a system startup disk with the software. Also, if you want to clone the disk and crate an exact copy of the disk, you can also enable “Sector by sector clone” option. Then each sector of the disk will be cloned to the destination disk completely.

To clone the disk in Windows 7, we suggest you first download the software. The download of the software is available here.

Clone entire hard disk in Windows 7

Normally, if you want to replace a disk with larger one, or replace the over used old disk with a new one, then it’s better to clone the entire disk. With this software you can easily clone the entire disk in Windows 7. Please do as follows step by step.

Step 1. Choose the source and destination disk.

First, please connect both the disks to your Windows 7 machine. Please select Disk Clone, check and ensure to choose the source and destination disk correctly.

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Step 2. Clone the entire disk in Windows 7.

If you also want to clone the disk sector by sector, please enable the “Sector by sector clone” option. Then please click the Next button to proceed the clone process.

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Step 3. Check the clone disk after the process is done.

After cloning process is finished, you can check if the disk is cloned successfully. If you clone a system disk, you can also check if you can boot from the clone disk successfully.

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Clone a partition in Windows 7

Also, if you don’t want to clone entire disk but just a partition instead, then you can also use the software to help you. For example, if you just need to clone a important partition with critical data as backup, you can choose this option. How to clone partition with it? Just refer to the following guide.

Step 1. Choose source and target partition.

Choose Partition Clone mode, choose the source and destination partition.

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Step 2. Clone the partition in Windows 7.

After choosing the source and destination partition, please click the Next button to clone directly.

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Step 3. Check the cloned partition.

Once the partition is cloned, please check if the partition and data is cloned successfully.

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Note: Please note that the clone process will overwrite the target disk/partition. So please ensure to choose the source and destination disk/partition carefully and correctly. Also, please ensure to clone to a empty disk or move the data from the destination disk first.

You can also clone SSD, USB flash drive or other storage with the software DMclone. If you want to clone your disk/device as backup, or replace your drive/device with a newer or large one, or clone hard disk to SSD, then you can download this software to help you.


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