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Disk Copy

Updated on May 08, 2018 by Tracy King to Disk/Partition Clone

EaseUS Disk Copy enables to copy one disk to another and makes the data on 2 disks are completely the same.

EaseUS Disk Copy allows you to clone or backup one disk to another. The two disks are exactly same in each sector.

Attention Please:

1. The size of destination disk should be equal or larger than the source disk when using sector by sector clone.

2. It is possible to clone a larger disk to a smaller one if the smaller hard disk has enough capacity to fit the contents of the larger disk and you did not tick “Sector by sector copy” option.

3. All data on destination disk will be erased.

NOTICE: If your computer or the system disk is working fine, and you can boot into Windows system, you can directly jump to Step 4 to complete the disk copy process by the help of EaseUS Disk Copy.

If your computer can't boot up normally or the system disk isn't working, please follow the step by step guidelines listed below to create a bootable disk with EaseUS Disk Copy on a healthy PC and clone your disk to a new drive so as to restore all precious data now.

Step by Step instruction:

Please activate EaseUS Disk Copy for a smooth disk 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 disk

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 copying or cloning the disk.

Step 3. Connect the bootable disk USB and a new SSD/HDD to the computer on which you want to clone the 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 Disk Mode and select the source disk that you want to copy or clone. Click Next to continue.

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

Select sorce disk to clone

Step 5. 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 - the new HDD/SSD to clone or copy disk

Step 6. 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 resize or move partition layout on the destination disk manually.
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.

Clone or copy disk to the target disk.