Clone Windows 10 OS to New SSD Without Reinstallation
"Hi guys, do you know how to clone Windows 10 system to a new SSD? I bought a new SSD last Monday and I'm trying to copy my system disk to the new SSD so that I can have a faster Windows system with optimized computer performance. Can I move the Windows 10 system to the new SSD with system and boot partitions at a time without reinstallation? I don't know how to do it, I need help."
Do you want to transfer your Windows 10 system to a larger or newer SSD disk to speed up the computer? Are you trying to optimize your Windows 10 system and change system disk by cloning without re-installation or moving any other partition with data?
Here, we'll provide you an easy and effective method to help you clone Windows 10 OS to new SSD with EaseUS Todo backup and recovery software.
Clone Windows 10 OS to New SSD with EaseUS Todo Backup
EaseUS Todo Backup does very well in data backup and recovery, copy and clone. You can use it to clone Windows system, disk/partitions, back up disk/partition, system, file, mail, ExchangeDB, ExchangeMail, SQL, create an Emergency disk, and more with ease.
EaseUS Todo Backup Clone VS System Clone
EaseUS Todo Backup offers remarkable HDD/ SSD to SSD cloning feature.
- Disk/partition clone: Manually select the disk you want to clone and create an exact copy of partition/disk simply and intuitively.
- System clone: The current system partition and boot partition will be automatically selected and transferred to another HDD or SSD. To ensure that the cloned system disk can start usually, we suggest using the system clone to migrate Windows system.
How to Fix Not Enough Unallocated Space on Target Disk
If there are partitions and data on the target disk, please delete the partition to leave enough unallocated space for loading and saving all system and boot partition data. The unallocated space shall be bigger than the total space of the system and boot partitions. If you have already left enough unallocated space on the target disk, do remember to move it in the front of all other partitions so to ensure that the computer can be boot smoothly from the new disk.
How to Clone Windows 10 OS to SSD
So now you can download this software and follow the guide below to clone Windows system to a new SSD without re-installation. You can clone Windows 10 to a smaller SSD or a larger HDD/SS.
Detail step guide to clone Windows 10 system to SSD.
- If you are trying to clone Windows 10 to a new HDD or SSD disk, please do remember to empty the disk in advance.
One more thing that you can do is to convert your HDD/SSD disk to MBR or GPT - exact the same as your current system disk, which will allow you to effortlessly boot system after cloning Windows system.
Let's see how to clone your Windows 10 OS to a new HDD/SSD without reinstallation Windows OS now:
Step 1. Connect the new HDD/SSD to your PC.
Step 2. Run EaseUS Todo Backup for Windows 10 Clone.
Select "System Clone" on the left tool panel by clicking the icon at the left top corner.
Step 3. Choose the destination disk - HDD/SSD to save Windows 10 system
Choose the new HDD or SSD as your target disk for saving the cloned Windows 10 system.
Then click "Proceed" to start cloning Windows 10 to HDD/SSD now.
After this, insert your new HDD or SSD into your computer and reboot PC, change the boot order to set computer boot from new HDD/SSD with cloned Windows 10 system:
- Restart PC and press F2 or F8 to enter BIOS settings.
- In the Boot option, select new HDD/SSD as the new boot drive and save all the changes.
- Exit BIOS and restart the computer, you should be able to see Windows 10 running on your new disk without any problems.
Now you can reboot the computer from new SSD drive without re-installing any programs or system. You'll get improved computer performance with a faster running speed in Windows 10 on SSD now.
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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.
Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.
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