How do I clone a bootable hard drive?

How do I clone a bootable hard drive?

How to Clone a Hard Drive

  1. Connect Your Secondary Drive.
  2. Windows Users: Clone Your Drive with Macrium Reflect Free.
  3. Start Cloning Process.
  4. Choose Clone Destination.
  5. Schedule Your Clone.
  6. Boot From Your Cloned Drive.
  7. Mac Users: Clone Your Drive with SuperDuper.
  8. Finalize Your Drive Clone.

How do I clone an image using Acronis?

Launch the Acronis® True Image OEM application and click Clone Disk. Select the Automatic clone method and click Next. Select the source disk that you wish to clone from and click Next. Select the destination disk that you wish to clone to and click Next.

How do I restore my hard drive with Acronis?

To recover files and folders:

  1. Start Acronis True Image and click Backup on the sidebar.
  2. From the backup list, select the backup which contains the files or folders that you want to recover:
  3. On the right panel, click Recovery:
  4. Acronis True Image will display possible recovery modes for this backup.

How does Acronis True Image work?

Not only can you create a full mirror image of your disk, Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image) allows you to back up individual files, folders and partitions, clone a system disk while it is in use (no rebooting needed), and you can archive files to the cloud to open space on your hard drive.

How long does Acronis take to clone a drive?

It took about 45 minutes. I have attached a screen capture of the disk management with the cloned drive still connected via USB – Sata cable.

How do I restore an entire backup with Acronis True Image?


  1. Launch Acronis True Image:
  2. Click Backup to access your backups:
  3. In the Backup section, select the backup which contains the partitions or disks you want to recover, then open the Recovery tab, and then click Disks.
  4. By default, the software restores everything to the date of the last successful backup.

Is it better to clone or backup?

Cloning is great for fast recovery, but imaging gives you a lot more backup options. Taking an incremental backup snapshot gives you the option to save multiple images without taking up a lot more space. This can be helpful if you download a virus and need to roll back to an earlier disk image.