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HDD RAW Copy Tool: Upgrade Disk, Copy Disk, Recover Disk

Updated on Apr 09, 2019 by Jean to Disk/Partition Clone

When you consider investing a new HDD/SSD, let EaseUS raw HDD copy tool copy all data and OS from the old drive to the new one. Besides, when you badly want to recover important data from a bad hard drive that can no longer work properly, let EaseUS raw HDD copy tool safely migrate data on all hard drive sectors to a new one.
  • Product name: EaseUS Disk Copy
  • Highlighted product features: sector level copy/clone (raw copy)
  • Purposes: hard disk or partition copy/duplication/clone/replacement; sector by sector data recovery on bad sectors
  • Supported OS: Windows
  • Supported devices: IDE HDD, SSD, USB HDD, SCSI HDD, SATA HDD, Firewire (IEEE 1394) HDD, etc.

Overview of HDD RAW Copy Tool

The character "Raw" makes the way of copying/cloning a hard drive slightly different.

A disk copy utility with Raw feature works in this way:

It initiates a sector-by-sector copy of all areas of the hard drive, including the partition table MBR/GPT, boot records, all partitions including blank space as well. In a word, you use a RAW copy tool only when you want to keep an exact duplicate of a hard drive.

When is the HDD RAW copy tool a must-have

  • For some forensic purposes

Support a complete electronic evidence discovery on a certain hard drive by copying it all, even the hidden data areas you won't see on a computer.

  • For damaged hard drive recovery

Make a copy of a damaged hard drive and perform data recovery on the copy. EaseUS Disk Copy ignores bad sectors when copying. you can save plenty of time waiting on bad sectors copying with some average disk copy software.

  • For ultimate backup

Backup not only files on it but also its file system, partitions allocation and disk space to a new drive for future use.


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Of cause, a RAW copy tool also comes to 100% satisfy the common demands for replacing an old hard drive with a new one without losing data or reinstalling operating system. It's really a simple, powerful, dedicated and user-friendly disk copy software. Everyone could easily handle the disk copy job with it!

How to Create a RAW Copy of an HDD or SSD

Activate EaseUS Disk Copy for a smooth disk copying or cloning process.

1. Download, install and run EaseUS Disk Copy on your PC.
Click Disk Mode and select the source disk that you want to copy or clone. Click Next to continue.

Select sorce disk to clone

2. Select the destination disk where you want to clone/copy the old disk and click Next to continue.
Click OK to confirm if the program asks to erase data on the destination disk.

Select the destination disk to clone or copy disk

3. Check and edit the disk layout as Autofit the disk, Copy as the source or Edit disk layout.
Autofit the disk is recommended.

  • Copy as the source option will copy/clone the same layout of partitions on your source disk to the destination disk.
  • Edit disk layout allows you to manually resize or move partition layout on the destination disk.
  • If your destination disk is an SSD drive, do remember to tick Check the option if the target is SSD.

Click Proceed to start the disk cloning or disk copying process now.

Finish copying or cloning disk to new disk.