Clone HDD to SSD For Samsung - Windows 7/8/10

July 17, 2019

If you met problems when trying to clone HDD to SSD for Samsung with Samsung Magician or Data Migration, AOMEI Partition Assistant offers you the best solution.

Samsung SSD clone failed?

Samsung Magician and Data Migration are effective tools to clone HDD to SSD for Samsung indeed. Samsung's goal is to make the upgrade process as simple a transition as possible so that a novice or even a first-time upgrader can easily accomplish the task. However, if you browse some forums on the Internet, you’ll find a lot of Samsung SSD users who tried to clone hard drive to SSD with these two software end up with various error codes or failing message like“Target Disk has been disconnected”. In this situation, what to do?

Samsung Magician/Data Migration alternative - AOMEI Partition Assistant

AOMEI Partition Assistant is a professional disk/partition managing tool rather than just a Samsung HDD to SSD clone software. It supports all brand SSDs in Windows 7/8/10 and you can successfully clone HDD to Samsung SSD within a few of steps.

Step 1: Connect Samsung SSD to your computer then launch AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Step 2: Right click HDD. Select“Copy Disk”.

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Step 3: Employ an appropriate copy method in this pop-up Window. You’re recommend to keep the default one because only in this way can you clone old hard drive to a smaller SSD.

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Step 4: Choose SSD as the target disk.Ticking the small box down therewill optimize the performance of SSD.

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Step 5: It enables you to edit partition sizehere while AOMEI also allows you toresize partition easily at any time in the future.

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Step 6: Read this note carefully and there’s a link teaching users how to boot computer from destination disk after youclone hard drive to Samsung SSD.


Step 7: When you click “Finish”, it will turn back to the main interface. Well, you may redo anything before clicking “Apply” for final execution.


Since this process ofcloning HDD to Samsung SSDcontains system boot partition, the operation will be completed under PreOS Mode. Besides, you can only move OS drive from a hard drive to an SSD as well through the OS migration wizard on the left side.