Free OS Cloning Software: Clone Operating System to New Hard Drive
Sometime we want to clone OS from the old hard drive to a new hard drive. But we have lots of data in it and don’t want to do the time consuming installing work. This pushes us into a dilemma. Can we clone OS (operating system) without reinstalling Windows and applications?
AOMEI Partition Assistant is such hard dive disk manager software. The Standard Edition is free for you to download this software which is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. AOMEI Partition Assistant simplifies the cloning process with the feature: partition copy wizard. Let me illustrate how to clone operating system to new hard drive with the free AOMEI Partition Assistant.
How to clone OS to new hard drive?
AOMEI Partition Assistant is an easy-to-use software even green hand can handle it. There are two partition copy methods:
“Copy Partition Quickly” - only copy the used space in the source partition and support to resize partition in the copy process (recommended). The size of unallocated space in destination disk should be equal or larger than the used space in the source partition.
“Sector-by-Sector Copy” - copy all sectors of the partition to another disk no matter whether it is used or not. The size of the unallocated space in the destination partition should be equal or larger than the source partition.