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Copy Volume


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    About "Copy Volume"

    Since data saved in dynamic volumes are not absolutely safe, for example it may get lost due to our mistaken deleting/formatting, virus attack, and hardware damage, it is very necessary to make a backup for important files. Nevertheless, copying files one by one will cost much time especially when there are so many files to backup. Fortunately, Copy Volume feature in MiniTool Partition Wizard clones the entire dynamic volume correctly, which saves a lot of time. And the copy can be used directly like the source.

    Note: MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition does not support dynamic volume. For this support, users need to purchase professional or more advanced edition.

    How to Copy Volume

    Step1: launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to get its main interface.

    Step 2: select the volume which needs copying and choose "Copy Volume" feature from the left pane or from right-click menu.

    copy volume select source volume and choose function

    Step 3: select a volume on dynamic disk or unallocated space on basic disk as the target location to save the copy of the source volume and click "Next>".

    copy volume mark a location to save the copy

    Tip: if users select a dynamic volume to copy source volume to, they will receive the following warning:

    copy volume warning

    Please backup needed data in advance. After confirming operation, please click "Yes" to continue.

    Step 4: resize volume by changing the length of volume handle and move volume location by changing the position of the entire handle. Alternatively, you can type exact volume size in MB. Then, click "Finish" button.

    copy volume edit volume

    Step 5: click "Apply" button to apply all changes.

    copy volume apply change

    Now MiniTool Partition Wizard tutorial to copy dynamic volume is completed.