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How to fix Samsung Data Migration cannot change source disk

2017-11-14 17:56:08 Posted by Brithny to Backup Utility

Summary:
Samsung Data Migration choose a wrong source disk and cannot change source disk while migrating for HDD to SSD? Just try EaseUS free cloning software to do the job. It can relieve you from the headache of figuring out how to change source disk in Samsung Data Migration.

Samsung Data Migration cannot change source disk, how to fix?

"When I was trying to clone my HDD to SSD using Samsung Data Migration, it says the source disk and target disk are the same. Then I attempted to choose the HDD as the source disk but failed. I don’t know why Samsung data migration cannot change source disk when it chooses a wrong one? Is there any way to fix the issue?"

Overview of Samsung Data Migration cannot change source disk issue

Samsung Data Migration is a free tool that built-in Samsung SSD for system and data transfer. But according to users, it sometimes goes wrong during the hard disk cloning process. There are not one or two users have posted online and complained that Samsung Data Migration chooses a wrong source disk and doesn’t allow them to manually change source disk. Have you ever encountered the same issue and want to figure out how to change source disk in Samsung Data Migration? Don’t worry! This page tells you how to fix the issue using alternative free disk cloning software. The program can also help when Samsung Data Migration clone failed.

How to fix Samsung Data Migration cannot change source disk issue using alternative software

EaseUS free backup software is a free tool which is popular among numerous users. With the disk clone feature, it has helped a large number of users migrate from HDD to SSD while keeping the system and data. So, if you find Samsung Data Migration choose a wrong source disk and cannot change source disk, just try the program as the alternative solution. Compared with figuring out how to change source disk in Samsung Data Migration, it is really much easier!

To fix Samsung Data Migration cannot change source disk:

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

Fix Samsung Data Migration cannot change source disk with EaseUS free alternative software - choose source disk

Step 2. Select the Samsung SSD as the destination disk and then click "Next". Here you can find the "Sector by sector clone" option, tick this option, then you can clone all sectors from the source HDD to the destination SSD.

Fix Samsung Data Migration cannot change source disk with EaseUS free alternative software - choose destination disk

Step 3. Preview the disk layout and then click "Proceed" to clone HDD to Samsung SSD.

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