How to Replace ASUS Laptop Hard Drive with SSD in Windows 10/8/7?

July 25, 2017

Learn how to replace ASUS laptop hard drive with SSD in Windows 10/8/7. The AOMEI Partition Assistant will help you replace laptop HDD to SSD without reinstalling.

Why you need to replace ASUS laptop hard drive with SSD?

Sometimes, you may find that your ASUS laptop hard drive is not enough for storing data, and your laptop runs very slowly. Thus, you may want to upgrade your ASUS laptop hard drive to a larger one. If you want to speed up the read and write speed of your laptop, there is no better way to replace hard drive with SSD for your laptop. Because SSD is a storage device which has better properties than HDD: it works more stable, and it will minimize the danger of losing data, and it has a faster read and write speed.

Software for upgrade laptop HDD to SSD

To replace ASUS laptop hard drive with SSD, you may need a third party software that can help you upgrade laptop HDD to SSD. AOMEI Partition Assistant is one of the best software that can help you finish the task. it has a Disk Copy Wizard, which can help you clone your ASUS hard dive to the new SSD so that you can upgrade the laptop HDD to SSD without losing data. Besides, you can use it to mange the SSD. You can use it to create partition, resize partition, delete partition, format partition, merge partitions and so on. It is very power software. To use it to replace ASUS laptop hard drive with SSD.

How to replace a hard drive in a laptop with AOMEI Partition Assistant?

Using AOMEI Partition Assistant to replace ASUS hard drive to SSD, you need to prepare something for it.

  • Firstly, you need to pick up a right SSD. Before you go out and buy an SSD, you need to make sure the SSD will fit your ASUS laptop. Most laptops have 2.5-inch drives, while some laptops have 1.8-inch disk size. You need to make sure the right size, and its interface (SATA or IDE). Then, you can pick up an SSD with at least enough room for the Windows partition and any system recovery partitions. If you need to keep all data on the hard drive, you should choose one which is enough to store the data on the hard drive.

  • Secondly, install AOMEI Partition Assistant to your computer.

  • Then, you can follow the steps below to clone ASUS laptop hard drive to SSD.   

Step1. Connect the SSD you prepared before, ensure it can be detected by your computer. Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. Click Disk Copy Wizard or Disk Copy at the left pane to get into the disk copy wizard.

Disk Copy Wizard

Step2.When you get into the disk copy wizard, select Copy Disk Quickly. Click Next.

Copy Disk Quickly

Step3. Then, choose the laptop hard drive as the source disk, here is Disk 1, click Next.

Select Source Disk

Step4.Choose the new SSD as the destination disk, here is Disk 2. Here you need to tick the box under the window, the “Optimize the performance of SSD”, which improve the performance of your laptop after cloning.

Select Destination Disk

Step5.Then, you can edit your SSD, like adjust the size of your partitions here. ClickNext.

Edit Disk

Step6. Then, you will go back to the main interface. Don’t forget to click Apply at the toolbar.

Apply

When you clickApply, it will pop up a pending operations window. It requires to reboot your computer. Click Proceed to execute it.

Proceed

Wait a minute, when the proceed done, you have already migrate all data from the hard drive to SSD. It is very excited thing. You can try to start you laptop, entering the BIOS to change the boot order so that it can boot from the SSD you created before.

AOMEI Partition Assistant also allows you to clone larger HDD to smaller SSD, so if your SSD is smaller than HDD, it is OK as only as it is enough to store data on the hard drive. You can only migrate OS to SSD. AOMEI Partition Assistant has so many useful functions and you can know more by installing it to your computer. PS: it also has AOMEI Partition Assistant Server edition for Windows Server users.