Easy OS Cloning: To Clone OS to SSD Partition Assistant Provides A Simple Way

Do you encounter this kind of situation: when you try to clone OS to SSD also called solid state drive there are always some files that can not be copied or after a hard working, you can not boot from the drive in the end? Most of us may be frustrated because of the complicated process. How can we make it simple to clone OS from HDD to SSD? I happened to use Partition Assistant to deal with it. Finally, I succeed in cloning and booting from the drive. With easy-operating interface, Partition Assistant made the complex simple and saved me a lot of time.

Clone OS to SSD with "Migrate OS to SSD" in Partition Assistant

There are three partitions: partition C (System), partition D (New Volume), partition E (System Reserved) in my computer which runs Windows 7 ultimate (sp1). I have a new SSD (128G) and I want to clone OS to SSD to use it as a bootable disk. Download Aomei Partition Assistant Home Edition which is free of charge to move system to SSD. Now, let’s get down to it.

First,launch Aomei Partition Assistant Home Edition and click "Wizard" in the toolbar and select "Migrate OS to SSD" in the drop-down menu. Then click "Next" in the pop up window.


Second, choose unallocated space in the solid state drive (disk 2) as destination space. Click "Next". Then it will create a partition for the copy of operating system.

Choose destination space

Third, in this step you can adjust the size of the partition in the disk 2 by dragging the slider leftwards or rightwards. Then click "Next".

Adjust destination partition

Fourth, after clicking "Next", there will be a note, read it carefully and click "Finish".

Read the note carefully

Finally, after clicking "Finish" it will go back to the main console. Then you will see the copy on the solid state drive. To make all the changes take effect, bear in mind clicking "Apply". Then click "Proceed" > "Yes".


Just several click, Aomei Partition Assistant help you to achieve the goal (clone OS to SSD). If you have another hard drive you can clone operating system/system partition to it with this feature. It is compatible with Windows xp/vista/win7/win8. Known as a partition manager software, Aomei Partition Assistant can resize partition, split partition, merge partition and so on. Download and have a try now!