Replicate a hard drive for Windows 10 machine

Posted on 2016-11-17
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Last Modified: 2016-11-18
I try to replicate a hard drive for windows 10 machine to replace the original drive with the new drive that is the exact mirror of the original drive.  What is the best  and efficient solution to do that?
Question by:tommym121

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Andy earned 560 total points
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In your case I'm guessing you want free, quick and easy. In which case the following may help advising use of the free version of Macrium Reflect (although i'm sure there are many others):


Or this utility:
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noxcho earned 360 total points
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You can do it with Drive Copy 15: https://www.paragon-software.com/home/dc-professional/index.html
It can do a single cloning or when a scheduler configured - do the daily cloning so that at any time the drive can be replaced.
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McKnife earned 360 total points
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I used both macrium reflect and clonezilla (free, both) to do this.
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nobus earned 360 total points
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and i have used the free paragon software  - very easy to use

if you want to transfer the software to an SSD - best pick the migrate OS to SSD : https://www.paragon-software.com/home/migrate-OS-to-SSD/

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Thank you for all your wonderful solution.

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