How to Clone and Replace Hard Drive on Windows 11/10/8/7

Updated by Jerry on 2024/01/23


As SSDs perform much better than HDDs in speed, reliability, and durability, more and more computer users want to replace their HDDs with SSDs. If you are one of the users who want to apply for a new SSD, you can now do it by yourself with the help of EaseUS Todo Backup! With EaseUS Todo Backup, you can clone your HDD to an SSD without reinstalling Windows, migrate, and set the system to boot from the cloned drive.


  • 0:00 Intro Clone and Replace A Hard Drive
  • 0:19 Preparations: New SSD, SATA Cable, Screwdriver, EaseUS Todo Backup
  • 0:26 Step 1. Connect SSD to Your PC
  • 1:17 Step 2. Initialize the SSD
  • 1:45 Step 3. Clone the new SSD
  • 2:53 Step 4. Boot PC from Cloned SSD