How Do I Clone My Hard Drive to a WD SSD?

I got a new WD SSD recently, and I want to clone my hard drive to it and use this new SSD as my hard drive. But I haven't done it before. Can you give me some advice on how to clone my hard drive to a WD SSD? Do I need to use other tools?

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Larissa· Answered on Jan 31, 2024

To clone a hard drive to a WD SSD, you need to use disk cloning software, like EaseUS Disk Copy, which provides a secure, fast and easy way to clone data from one hard drive to another. With EaseUS Disk Copy, you can easily migrate your entire system or partitions in minutes without any hassle.

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Step 1: Download and install EaseUS Disk Copy on your computer.

Step 2: Connect the WD SSD to your computer.

Step 3: Launch EaseUS Disk Copy and select "Disk Mode" on the main window.

Step 4: Select your hard drive as the source disk, and click "Next".

Step 5: Select the WD SSD as the destination disk.

Step 6: Preview the layout of the disks and check how much space is used on your hard drive and how much will be copied to WD SSD.

Step 7: Click "Proceed" to start cloning the hard drive to WD SSD.

You'll get a new WD SSD with your data cloned from the hard drive when the cloning finishes. Now you can use it as the new boot drive on your computer. But you need to boot from the cloned WD SSD, follow the steps:

Step 1: Restart your computer and press the Boot Menu Key when the BIOS screen appears.

Step 2: Select the WD SSD as the boot device.

Step 3: Save changes and restart your computer.

Now you can use your new WD SSD as a hard drive on your computer.

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