As the factors threatening computer normal performance are increasing, I plan to clone Windows Server 2008 boot disk for the sake of data security and completeness. With available backup, the influence on my business work brought by unexpected reasons will be minimized. However, I find that I have to copy the folder one by one, which is energy-consuming process. Is there any useful solution to this?
1. When it is necessary to upgrade the older smaller hard disk to a newer larger one, users are troubled by unpleasant issues brought by operating system and application reinstallation.
2. Need to make a copy a hard disk sector by sector, but no reliable and efficient solution is available.
3. To ensure data security and completeness, vital disk backup becomes an urgent demand, but data copy via sector level is hard to be realized.
Encountering one of the mentioned situations, users can try making copy of disk so as to rapidly cope with issues. Well then, how to clone boot disk under Windows Server 2008? Actually, using server partition magic is a great idea. Here, MiniTool Partition Wizard is highly recommended for users. Its wide compatibility, high reliability and excellent operability have earned it wide popularity in this field. Well then, the detailed guide on how to copy Server 2008 boot disk data is given for users’ further understanding.
Users are supposed to perform software downloading and installation before they start to operate. After that, follow those steps:
1. Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to enter its main interface:
2. From the main interface of server partition management software, choose target disk: boot disk and then click “Copy Disk” from left action panel.
3. In this interface, users ought to choose a destination disk where all data from the source disk will be copied to and then click “Next>” button to continue. It is noteworthy that the chosen disk content will be deleted during disk copy operation, so users might as well make full backup of needed vital disk data before executing disk duplication.
4. Here, 3 copy modes are available for users to choose, and the second one is suggested most. After selecting it, users need to click “Next>” button:
5. The interface above is the note information about system boot location. After reading, users need to click “Finish” button to go back to main interface of the software:
6. As users can see, the chosen boot disk has been copied to another disk and a pending operation appears in “Operations Pending” area. If it is satisfying, users can click “Apply” button in the upper left corner to make final confirmation.
We have successfully performed boot disk clone with the recommended server partition software. If users are confronting with the same or similar situations, hurry to download MiniTool Partition Wizard to fix them.