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Clone UEFI Boot Hard Drive to SSD without Boot Issue in Windows

Updated on Nov 18, 2019 by Tracy King to Disk/Partition Clone

Summary:
Are you trying to upgrade your UEFI boot disk to a faster SSD drive in Windows 10/8/7? Right now, EaseUS software has made it possible for you to apply powerful disk clone software - Disk Copy to effectively clone UEFI disk to SSD without any boot issues. Follow to see how to clone UEFI (GPT) disk to SSD with ease now.

This page main introduces a simple but effective way to guide you clone UEFI disk to SSD on Windows 10, 8 or 7. Just follow contents here to find your answer now:

PAGE CONTENT:
Can I clone or upgrade UEFI (GPT) disk to an SSD
Recommend: Download Disk Clone Software for UEFI Clone
Tutorial: Clone UEFI Boot Disk in Windows 10/8/7 to SSD without Boot Problem

Note: This page is suitable for all professional or ordinary Windows users to follow for UEFI disk clone. 

And if you are trying to upgrade UEFI disk to a bigger hard drive, you may also follow this article as a guide. The guide on how to migrate OS to SSD is also provided, read it for reference if you need.

Can I clone or upgrade UEFI (GPT) disk to an SSD disk

"Hi there, do you know how to clone a UEFI disk to an SSD drive? I bought an SSD drive last week, and my friend told me that SSD works faster and more stable than an ordinary old HDD. 
So I want to replace the UEFI boot drive on my Windows 10 laptop to an SSD drive without any boot errors or problems.
The problem is that I don’t want to waste my time reinstalling a new Windows System on the SSD disk and moving files to the disk by copying and pasting one by one.
I’m thinking that maybe I can clone the UEFI disk to the SSD together with the OS, right? Is it possible for me to clone the UEFI (which also shows as GPT) disk on my computer to the new SSD? And how?
"

Here is a list of major reasons why would people choose to clone UEFI disk:

  • Upgrade UEFI disk to a bigger hard drive
  • The UEFI boot drive is not working properly
  • The UEFI boot disk is failing
  • Clone UEFI disk to SSD and optimize Windows/PC’s performance
  • ...

And if you are one of these people, follow to find fast and effective method on this page to clone the boot drive - UEFI disk to new SSD without any boot errors now.

Recommend: Download Disk Clone Software for UEFI Clone

Notice: If you ask your questions online for ‘UEFI disk clone’ or ‘How to clone UEFI disk/hard drive,’ you may not be able to get a direct answer.

Fortunately, EaseUS software has resolved this problem for all of you based on the question of UEFI disk cloning or upgrading.
And if you are trying to find a powerful tool for UEFI boot drive cloning, EaseUS disk clone software - Disk Copy is what you cannot miss. 

Here is the reason why do we would like to recommend you try EaseUS disk clone software - Disk Copy for UEFI disk clone:

Supported OS: All Windows OS - Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista

Supported Modes: Disk Clone, Partition Clone, Sector Level Clone, etc.

Supported disk: GPT disk, MBR disk, WinPE bootable disk

Install size: 48.4 MB

You can directly download and install it on your computer for UEFI boot drive cloning now:

Question: Can it clone the UEFI to a new disk

NO! To clone a UEFI disk to a new hard drive or SSD is not to clone the UEFI boot board but the system disk which supports Windows boot from UEFI. 
It means that when you are trying to clone a UEFI boot drive to a new disk, it is still about to clone the system boot disk to a new hard drive. All you need is to be sure whether your target disk supports UEFI boot mode.

Note: Normally, GPT disk supports UEFI boot. But if your target disk is MBR, you’ll not be able to boot computer even after the disk clone process. So please check and make sure that you’ve selected a right disk partition table for UEFI boot drive clone. 

Tutorial: Clone UEFI Boot Disk in Windows 10/8/7 to SSD without Boot Problem

Let’s see how to clone the UEFI boot disk on your Windows PC to an SSD disk without any problems now:

Important
To ensure that you can smoothly clone Windows UEFI boot disk to SSD without any boot issues, please convert SSD to GPT in advance.

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1. Clone UEFI boot disk to SSD disk

Step 1: In "Disk Mode", select the HDD that you want to clone.

select the hard drive that you want to clone

Step 2: Select the SSD as your destination.

select the SSD

A warning message tells you that the data on the SSD will be erased. Click "OK" to continue if you do not have important data on the destination disk.

confirm the message

Step 3: Edit the disk layout and then click “Proceed” to continue.

As the destination is an SSD, you are suggested to tick "Check the option if the target is SSD".

check the diak layout

Step 4: Wait for the process to complete.

click proceed to start the cloning process

2. Make cloned UEFI disk bootable on SSD disk 

After cloning the UEFI boot disk to the SSD disk, another one more thing that you need is to enable UEFI boot on your new disk:
1. Insert your new SSD with UEFI boot disk content to your laptop.
2. Restart PC and you should be able to run Windows system on your new SSD from UEFI mode now.

If you have a problem of switching boot modes between UEFI and BIOS, you can follow boot to UEFI mode or legacy BIOS mode provided by Microsoft as a guide.