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How to Move Windows Boot Partition to A New Drive?

Updated on May 02, 2018 by Tracy King to Disk/Partition Clone

Summary:
Are you trying to move your Windows system boot partition to another new disk drive since the present drive is not stable? Do you need a simple guide to move your Windows boot partition to a new hard drive or SSD without booting computer? When your system disk is failing, not running stable, just follow this tutorial guide to move your Windows boot partition to a new drive without reinstalling the system now.

If you want to move your Windows boot partition to a new hard drive or a new SSD without reinstalling Windows system, follow and find a solution to fix this issue in this article now.

How to move Windows 10/7 boot partition to a new drive?

"Does anyone know how to move the boot partition of Windows 10 or Windows 7 to a new drive when the system disk doesn’t work properly? If the system hard drive has some problems or contains any errors, the Windows system may not be able to boot up or run normally.
As a result, your computer may not be able to work for you anymore. So how to fix this issue? The best solution is to move the Windows boot partition to a new hard drive.
But how? What will you do if your Windows 10/8/7 computer encounters continuously booting up and shutting down error due to a disk error?
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When the Windows computer contains a disk problem or some bad sectors, the Windows system may not be able to boot up and run properly. If you need to move the Windows boot partition to a new hard drive without reinstalling the system, a powerful disk cloning software can help you out. Just follow the provided tool and tips below to move your Windows boot partition now.

Recommended tool for moving/transferring Windows boot partition to new drive

There are many ways that can help you to move and transfer the Windows system boot partition to a new hard drive or a new SSD. 
Here we’d like to recommend you try EaseUS Disk Copy which supports you to clone and move a specific partition to a new disk and skip all existing errors and bad sectors. 

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Step-by-step guide to move Windows boot partition to new drive without reinstallation

Before you start to move the Windows 10/8/7 boot partition to a new drive, you should notice and remember that you'll copy and clone both the Windows boot and system partition (the system reserved partition included) to the new drive. You can follow these detailed guidelines below to start moving your Windows boot partition to a new drive now:

Please activate EaseUS Disk Copy for a smooth partition copying or cloning process.

Step 1. Download, install and run EaseUS Disk Copy on a healthy Windows computer. And connect an external storage device like USB flash drive or and external hard drive to the PC.
Click Create bootable disk.

Create bootable disk to clone or copy partition

Step 2. Select USB and select your device, click Create.

Select device to create the bootable disk

Wait for the process to complete and then you'll get a bootable disk.

Create the bootable disk for partition copying/cloning.

Step 3. Connect the bootable disk USB and a new SSD/HDD to the computer on which you want to clone/copy partitions to a new disk and set the computer to boot from the bootable disk by changing the boot order in BIOS.

Step 4. On EaseUS Disk Copy, click Partition Mode and select the source partitions that you want to copy or clone. Click Next to continue.

Note: If you want to clone or copy a larger partition to a smaller partition without losing any data, don't tick the Sector by sector copy box.
If you want to clone/copy partitions sector by sector, the target partition size should be equal to or larger than the source partition.

Select source partition to clone

Step 5. Select the target partition so to clone/copy the source partition to and click Next to continue.
Click OK if the program asks to erase data on the destination partition.

Select the destination partition to clone or copy disk

Step 6. Check and edit the partition layout: 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 from your source disk to the destination disk.
Edit disk layout allows you to manually resize or move partition layout on the destination disk.

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

Complete partition cloning or copying process.

After this, insert the new hard drive to your PC and set to boot from new drive by changing the BIOS boot order. Then your computer can boot up from new disk without any problems by then.