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Free Clone OS from HDD to Smaller SSD without Reinstallation

Updated on May 24, 2018 by Tracy King to Todo Backup Resource

This page introduces you free way to clone Windows 10/8/7 OS from large HDD to smaller ssd without reinstallation system. If you are trying to optimize system and upgrade system disk from large HDD to smaller but faster SSD, just follow free method here to clone OS from HDD to smaller ssd without reinstalling OS now.

Why need to clone or migrate OS from HDD to smaller SSD?

With the fast spread of SSD, more and more computer and laptop manufacturers are using SSD as system disk so to optimize system performance and speed up the machine for worldwide users. 

With its high stability, fast reading and writing speed and excellent functions, SSD are becoming a top recommended device for users to set as their system disk in PCs and laptops.
Therefore, in order to upgrade and optimize computer performance, users are trying to upgrade their HDD with SSD or clone/migrate OS from HDD to smaller SSD without reinstallation.

Question: Can I clone Windows 10 OS to smaller SSD? How?

"Can I clone the Windows 10 OS to a smaller SSD? My computer becomes slower after upgrading to the latest Windows 10 since last month. I heard that SSD works more efficiency than HDD and I bought a new SSD, trying to resolve this issue by cloning OS to the smaller SSD. But the problem is I don't know how to do it. Does anyone know how to do this with simple clicks?"

So how to simply clone OS to SSD or migrate/transfer Windows system such as Windows 10/8/7 from HDD to smaller SSD without reinstallation? If you are having this problem, relax! Here below, you'll find an effective and free method to clone OS to SSD with ease. 

Download free system clone software to clone OS to smaller SSD

In order to avoid unexpected system clone failure or Windows fail to boot issue, it's highly recommended for you to apply professional system clone software to clone OS to SSD. 

Here we'd like to recommend you try EaseUS system clone software - EaseUS Todo Backup which supports you to free backup system, file and disk partition data and even clone system to new HDD/SSD for free within 30 days. With this software, you can free clone OS to smaller SSD and migrate Windows OS such as Windows 10/8/7 to SSD without reinstallation. How to get it? You can directly click the download button below and install it on your PC now:

Clone OS from larger HDD to smaller SSD with EaseUS Todo Backup
Free migrate OS (Windows 10/8/7) to SSD without reinstallation

Note: Excepting clone OS to HDD/SSD, EaseUS Todo Backup also supports to clone disk, backup system, personal files, disk partition or even create an emergency bootable disk to fix unexpected system boot issue. 

Let's see how to free clone OS from HDD to smaller SSD so to optimize Windows system and computer performance now:

Step 1. Connect new SSD with PC or Laptop, launch EaseUS system clone software - EaseUS Todo Backup and click System Clone.

Clone OS to SSD.

Step 2. EaseUS Todo Backup will automatically select the system and boot partition as clone source, all you need is to select destination disk - new SSD to clone system.

Clone OS from HDD to SSD without reinstallation.

Do remember to tick Optimize for SSD in Advanced options to clone all system files and data to new SSD disk.

Step 3. Click Next to let the program execute all changes.
After this, the whole system with installation files will all be cloned to new SSD without reinstallation.

Note: To make the cloned SSD bootable with Windows OS, please follow tips below to set computer boot from new SSD:
1. Insert and add new SSD with Windows 10 OS to PC/laptop.
2. Reboot computer and press F2 while booting PC till BIOS window shows up.
3. Change boot order and set the computer to boot from new SSD.
4. Click OK or Save to keep the settings and then reboot the computer from SSD.
This will help you to boot computer or laptop smoothly from new SSD without any further problems.