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How to Clone a Computer to Another Computer in Windows 10/8/7

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2016-09-12 10:53:22 Posted by Daisy to Backup Resource

Summary:
Step-by-step tutorial about how to clone a computer to another computer using EaseUS backup software is offered here. Try it to transfer operating system & data from one PC to another in Windows 10/8/7 with ease.

Clone one PC to another PC - the easiest way to transfer OS and data

"My old computer is out of space, now I want to transfer some important data to another computer, is there any safe and easy way to do that?"

Frustrated with less space due to crammed disk with ever-changing data stored on it? Hope to transfer data from a PC to another PC for more free space or data backup? You know, you can do the data transfer job manually by copying your files one by one from one computer to another. But this method is not recommended because it is time-consuming. Then, a question comes out: what is the safest and easiest way? Here we can give you the answer - cloning a computer to another. Being efficient and convenient, it is your best bet. And in this page, we will talk about PC disk clone and tell you how to clone a PC to another PC in Windows 10/8/7 for operating system & data transfer via third-party backup software

Best software to clone one computer to another - EaseUS Todo Backup 

EaseUS Todo Backup is the best backup software which is designed to deal with all hard drive backup & clone job in Windows 10/8/7 or other previous Windows versions for home users. By cloning the whole computer hard drive to another hard drive, and then install the cloned drive to your new computer, you can try this program to transfer data and even the operating system like Windows 10/8/7 from one computer hard drive to another safely and easily.

easeus todo system clone

To clone one PC to another to transfer operating system & data, follow these steps:

Step 1. Connect the destination PC hard drive to the source PC, launch EaseUS Todo Backup and go to "Clone" feature. Here select the HDD of the source PC as the source disk and then click "Next".

Clone one PC to another - choose source disk

Step 2. Select the external hard drive as the destination disk and then click "Next". Here you can find the "Sector by sector clone" option, tick this option, then you can clone all sectors from the source disk to destination disk.

Clone one PC to another - choose destination disk

Step 3. Preview the disk layout and then click "Proceed" to clone one computer hard drive to another PC.

Useful tips to avoid cloned hard drive won't boot issue

What's more, if you want to transfer or move your operating system like Windows 10/8/7 or other previous Windows versions from one computer hard drive to another, here are some useful tips to help you avoid cloned hard drive won't boot issue.

1. Make sure the destination PC hard drive is equal or larger than the used space of the source computer hard drive.
2. Make sure you have cloned the system reserved partition besides the system partition (C: drive). 
3. Make sure you have set the clone hard drive as the first boot drive.
4. Make sure both of the source disk and the destination disk are the same MBR disk or GPT disk. If not, convert MBR to GPT disk or vise verse.
5. Make sure your computer support UEFI boot mode if the clone hard drive is GPT partitioned.
6. Check if your clone uses an MBR system partition. If this is true, you must enable CSM  in your BIOS which allows you to boot from both UEFI and Legacy OPROM devices.
7. Put out to source disk and replace it with the cloned disk.