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How to clone dual boot drive to SSD

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 by Brithny to Backup Utility

EaseUS free cloning software allows you to clone dual boot hard drive to SSD with ease. It will clone both operating sysems.

Which software can clone dual boot hard drive?

Finding a reliable way to clone dual boot hard drive? This page offers you EaseUS Todo Backup Free, a powerful and easy-to-use disk cloning software to help. 

Overview of dual boot drive clone

Recently, many users are planning to clone HDD to SSD. It would be an easy job. But for users who have set up a dual boot on their PC, it is not the case. Many users are not sure that whether the cloned SSD is an exact copy of the old hard drive with dual boot. 

Just like the following case:

"I'm planning on replacing my laptop's HDD with a 256GB SSD, but I have a dual-boot (12.04 and Windows 7) setup and I'd like to be able to directly migrate Ubuntu over without having to reinstall and lose all of my settings. Is there any software to help?"

Will both operating sysems be cloned to SSD?

If you have the same concern, now, you will no longer worry about it. When you clone a hard drive using EaseUS cloning software, all the data on it will be transferred to the destination disk. There is no real difference between a single boot, and multiboot. In other words, it will clone both operating sysems to the SSD.

To clone dual boot hard drive to SSD, follow these steps:

Step 1. Connect the HDD and SSD to PC, launch EaseUS free cloning software, go to "Clone" feature, here select the HDD as the source disk and then click "Next".

Clone dual boot hard drive to SSD - choose source disk

Step 2. Select the SSD as the destination disk and then click "Next".

Here, you can click Advanced options and find the "Sector by sector clone" option, tick this option, then you can clone all sectors from the source HDD to the destination SSD. 

Clone dual boot hard drive to SSD - choose destination disk

Step 3. Preview the disk layout and then click "Proceed" to clone dual boot hard drive to SSD.