EaseUS Todo Clone Software Sector by Sector Clone

Tracy King updated on Apr 02, 2019 to Backup Utility | How-to Articles

Overview of EaseUS Todo Clone Software

EaseUS Todo clone software, as you may have heard of for long, provides all-in-one computer backup and disk cloning solutions for home and office users, small to medium businesses and large companies. It has become the most popular Windows free backup software in recent years, with a highlighted free feature that is widely applied by millions of customers all over the world: disk copy, disk clone sector by sector.

The advantages of the sector by sector clone hard drive are apparent. By cloning disk, you can migrate Windows OS from HDD to SSD without reinstallation, while sector by sector clone ensures that target hard disk or partitions keep identical properties (drive status, drive size, drive letter, the number of volumes, etc.)with the source disk or partitions. EaseUS sector by sector clone feature is significantly helpful when you prefer an exact look of the old disk on a new disk. 

Sector by Sector Clone SSD/HDD Tutorial

EaseUS todo clone feature allows users to transfer all data including system, personal documents, media files and everything to an upgraded disk, like a brand new HDD, larger HDD, efficient SSD with higher performance and other external storage disks. Once sector by sector clone is checked, even if the sector on source disk is blank or logically bad, it'll be copied to the destination disk without neglect. Learn how to perform the sector by sector clone HDD/SSD with EaseUS todo clone software.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Toto Backup and click "Clone".

click clone to clone your disk or partition

Step 2. Select the Windows disk or partition that you need to clone and click "Next".

select the source disk or partition to clone.

Step 3. Choose the target partition or hard disk that you want to clone to.

Do remember to tick Sector by Sector clone under Advanced options so to clone every part of the Windows 10/8/7 partition or disk without losing anything.

tick sector by sector clone

Step 4. Preview the disk layout to confirm the settings of the source and destination disk. Click "Proceed" to execute disk clone.

preview the disk layout and satrt to clone.

After the operation is done, close EaseUS todo clone software. Go to Windows Disk Management to check if the cloned disk is exactly the same as source disk. For Windows 7 computers, navigate to My Computer -> Manage -> Storage -> Disk Management. For Windows 10 computers, navigate to This PC -> Manage -> Storage -> Disk Management.

 
 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Clone and Backup? In what cases should I use Clone?

Clone will copy one disk to another or one partition to another (unallocated space is also supported). Usually, this option is used to upgrade the current disk by creating an identical copy. Backup will generate a .PBD image file containing the selected files or system that can be restored from the .PBD image if needed.

What is the difference between System Backup and Disk Backup?

System Backup will auto-select the system boot related partition(s) as the backup source to make sure the system image can be restored properly. Disk/Partition Backup will allow you to manually select a whole disk or speficy a certain partition as the backup source. You will get the same backup result as System Backup if you manually select the system and boot partitions with the Disk/Partition Backup option.

As a computer newbie, what features should I use to protect my computer?

You can use System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions, use Disk/Partition backup to back up the data partition and add plans to run an automatic backup. If you use the computer frequently or have software that may cause boot failure of the computer, we would suggest you back up the computer every 1 to 2 days. For other situations, you can backup the computer once a week. In addition, you can schedule File Backup to back up the files which are changed frequently.

What kind of storage service should I use to save my backup images?

EaseUS Todo Backup can save backup images to internal disks, external disks, network drives, or free cloud(Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive) and CD/DVD. It is suggested to save the images to the internal/external/network drives to save time as those kinds of disks have a better read-write speed. It is suggested NOT to save the image on the source disk, because once the disk is damaged, all the files on the disk will become unavailable and you will be unable to restore the image.

As a company network administrator, what features should I use to protect our internal computers?

It is recommended that you use the SQL Backup feature to back up your company's SQL server and Exchange Backup feature to back up the Exchange server. In addition, you can execute System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions on every computer and set a plan to execute the backup once a day or twice a week to ensure that the computer can be restored timely when it has boot issues. File Backup feature can be used to back up important user data. If there are a large quantity of computers, you can purchase EaseUS Backup Center to manage the backups on the client computers centrally.

About EaseUS Todo Backup

Be it a file, system, partition, or disk, EaseUS Todo Backup will help you back up or clone the item and provide you with multiple backup plans.