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How to Clone/Upgrade Dual Boot OS Windows 7/10 to HDD/SSD?

Dec 15, 2017 / Posted by Tracy King to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
Are you trying to change the system disk on your dual-boot computer with Windows 7/10? Here this article will show you how to clone and upgrade dual boot OS Windows 7/10 to HDD/SSD without any booting problems.

Can I upgrade dual boot OS Windows 7/10 to a new SSD or HDD?

"Hi guys, do you know how to effectively clone and migrate dual boot Windows systems to a new SSD or HDD? 
I recently bought a new SSD, and I’m thinking to clone and migrate the dual boot system Windows 7/10 to the new disk. But I don’t know how to do it.
If anyone of you happens to know a way, please help me. Thank you.
"

Nowadays, more and more Windows users are getting used to working with dual boot systems such as Windows 7/10 or Windows 8/10 on their PCs. But when the system disk gets old or full, they’ll have to find a way to migrate the system - Windows 7 and Windows 10 to a new HDD or SSD without booting problems.
If you are having the same problem and thinking that it’s too complex to clone the dual boot system Windows 7/10 to a new HDD/SSD, you are wrong. Now that the best Windows backup software - EaseUS Todo Backup has made the process simplified and you can apply it to upgrade dual boot system to new disk without any boot problems.

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EaseUS Todo Backup allows you to directly upgrade and clone whole the dual-boot system to a new disk without any boot drives. You can directly download it free and install it on your PC, and then apply the below tips to start cloning dual-boot Windows system - Windows 7/10 or Windows 10/8 to a new disk now:

How to Clone and Upgrade Dual Boot Windows 7/10 to HDD/SSD?

Method 1. Clone and migrate dual boot Windows 10/7 to HDD/SSD

If you are currently running on Windows 10, you can apply System Clone feature in EaseUS Todo Backup to upgrade the dual-boot system Windows 10/7 to the new HDD/SSD:

Step 1. Connect new HDD/SSD to PC firstly and reboot PC.
Step 2. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and click System Clone

Clone dual boot system Windows 10/7 to HDD/SSD.

Step 3. EaseUS system clone will automatically select your present system, and all you need is to choose the target disk - destination drive (new HDD/SSD) to clone system.

Do remember to click Advanced options and select Sector by sector clone to clone all system files to target disk.

If your new disk is SSD, Optimize for SSD shall also be checked.

Upgrade dual boot system Windows 10/7 to HDD/SSD.

Step 4. After this, click Next > Click Proceed to complete the process.
After this, you may disconnect the old disk and select system to boot from the new drive so that you can directly restart dual boot system from new HDD or SSD. 

Step 5. Insert the newly cloned SSD/HDD to your computer and set your computer to boot from new SSD or HDD in BIOS.

After this, you can then reboot the computer, and you can continue using your laptop with dual boot Windows 10/7 again.

Method 2. Upgrade and clone dual boot Windows 7/10 to HDD/SSD

If your computer is running on Windows 7, Disk Clone feature in EaseUS Todo Backup will help:

Step 1. Connect the HDD and SSD to PC, launch EaseUS cloning software.
Then go to "Clone" feature, select the system disk as the source disk and then click "Next".

Clone dual boot Windows 7/10 to new HDD/SSD.

Step 2. Select new HDD/SSD as the destination disk and then click "Next".
Here, you can click Advanced options and check "Sector by sector clone" option so to clone all sectors from the source HDD to the destination HDD/SSD.
Do remember to tick Optimize for SSD so to improve system performance in new SSD.

Migrate dual boot Windows 7/10 to HDD/SSD.

Step 3. Preview the disk layout and then click "Proceed" to clone dual boot hard drive to new HDD/SSD. 

After this, insert new HDD/SSD to your computer and reboot PC, set to boot system from new disk in BIOS. Now you can run the dual boot system Windows 7/10 on a new disk with fast speed and better performance.