Clone Hard Drive in Windows 10 for Free

16 October 2017  John Weaver  Senior Program Developer
 

Summary

Want to change the hard drive to a larger one for your Windows 10 PC and preserve the system and all data inside? The best solution is to clone the HDD to a new one. With entirely free professional disk clone software - Renee Becca, you can make the clone in few simple steps.


Upgrade your system to Windows 10 and found it is necessary to replace the hard disk with a larger one which can help you save more files and get a better performance. But some people would get worry it:
  • Replace the HDD with a larger one means I have to clean install Windows 10 and lost all the data?
  • Can I preserve the familiar Windows 10 as well as all the software I have installed in my original HDD?
  • Is it possible to make the replace easier?
The easiest and most practical solution is to clone the HDD to a newer and larger one. This can save all the data inside the hard disk as well as the original system. With professional clone software – Renee Becca, you can easily make the exact copy of your hard drive with 3 simple steps, including the installed software, Windows 10 system, private files, etc.
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With Renee Becca, you can…

Entirely free to use! No limitation on all functions!
Move Window and all the data to a larger HDD with a few clicks.
Multiple plans help you make use of the free space in the larger HDD.
Boot from the new cloned hard drive once the clone finish!
No need to worry about the Windows license. The clone will contains the Windows 10 license. You do not need to reactivate the Windows 10.
Other function like system migration, backup & restore are waiting for you.

Clone Hard Disk in Windows 10 with A Few Clicks

Even you are computer beginner, you can easily make the hard disk clone with Renee Becca by yourself. We will introduce the easy hard drive clone method for you.
First, please download and install Renee Becca on your target computer which you want to clone hard disk for.

Operating system: Supports Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP

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Step 1: Launch Renee Becca. Select “Clone Function” and then please click “Disk Clone”.

Clone system to SSD
Tip:

If you want to clone the system only, please click “System Migration”.

Step 2: Select the source HDD and the clone destination.

make the target disk bootable

Clone to a Larger HDD without Waste

Want to copy the HDD to a larger one but do not know how to make use of the free space? With Renee Becca, you can easily make use of the space when processing clone.
You can allocate the free space before processing the clone:
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1. Add partitions with same size
The size of the original partition will remain the same in the new cloned HDD. But the free space will be allocated to the new partition(s) you want equally.
Example:

Select add 2 new partitions.

Size of the original HDD: 200GB

Size of the new HDD: 300GB

After clone finish, the new HDD will become:

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2. Extend the partition size
The free space will be allocated according to the scale of the partitions’ size in the original disk automatically.
Example:

Size of the original HDD: 200GB

Size of the new HDD: 300GB

The scale of the partitions’ size: 3:2
Free 100GB will be allocated according to this scale.

After clone finish, the new HDD will become:

extend original disk
3. Maintain the original size:
Just clone the partitions to the new HDD but remain the same size as they were in the original HDD. Leave the free space to be unallocated one.
Example:

Size of the original HDD: 200GB

Size of the new HDD: 300GB

After clone finish, the new HDD will become:

preserve the original size
Renee Becca will identify the internal hard drive of your computer and the target HDD.
You do not need to format the HDD before the clone. Renee Becca will make it for you.
Once the clone finish, you can take off the original hard disk and install the new HDD. Also, you can try to boot from the new HDD first to check whether the clone is succeeded.
Want to make a backup for the HDD or just want to replace the HDD with a larger one in Windows 10? Clone function in Renee Becca can help you solve this with a few simple clicks. Let’s download Renee Becca and clone the HDD!
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