EaseUS Partition Master

How to Copy Dynamic Volume

EaseUS Partition Master can clone/copy dynamic volume to basic disk or convert dynamic disk to basic disk safely, then you can repartition/resize dynamic voume on this basic disk easily.

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EaseUS Partition Master supports to copy dynamic volume, including simple volume, mirrored volume, striped volume, spanned volume and RAID-5 volume.

Download EaseUS Partition Master and install it. After that, launch EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 1. Locate the dynamic volume

Click the "Clone" tab, select "Clone Partition" and click on the "Next" button.

choose the source volume

Step 2. Choose the targeted volume.

Scroll down to choose your destination and click on the "Next" button.

choose the destination volume

Step 3. Check the Warning message and apply changes.

Click "Yes" to continue cloning and select the "Start" button.

preview disk layout

After rebooting and completing the operation, EaseUS Partition Master will shut down the computer automatically. Replace the source dynamic disk that contains the system volume with the destination basic disk, and then boot the computer. (You may see the copy of C: partition has been extended.)

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FAQs about Clone Dynamic Disk Volume

If you have further questions about cloning dynamic volume, follow and find answers here:

1. Why cannot I clone a dynamic disk?

The reason why you cannot directly clone a dynamic disk is that the target disk is a basic disk, and most cloning software cannot directly switch a basic disk to a dynamic during the cloning process.

So to clone a dynamic disk, you need to first convert the target basic disk to dynamic. Then, turn to disk cloning software to clone the dynamic disk.

2. Is it OK to clone HDD to SSD?

Yes, sure. As long as the SSD storage capacity is equal to or larger than the used data capacity on the source HDD disk, you can directly clone the HDD to SSD.

3. How to convert dynamic to basic disk?

  • Launch EaseUS Partition Master and right-click on the dynamic disk, select "Convert to basic".
  • Click "Execute Task".

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  • I love that the changes you make with EaseUS Partition Master Free aren't immediately applied to the disks. It makes it way easier to play out what will happen after you've made all the changes. I also think the overall look and feel of EaseUS Partition Master Free makes whatever you're doing with your computer's partitions easy.

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