How to Copy Volume | MiniTool Partition Wizard Tutorial [Help]

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About Copy Volume

Data saved in dynamic volumes are not absolutely safe. For example, it may get lost due to mistaken deletion/formatting, virus attack, and hardware damage. Thus, 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 can clone the entire dynamic volume effectively, saving a lot of time. And the copy can be used directly as the source.

Note: MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition does not support this function. To use this function, users need to buy a professional edition or more advanced edition. View Edition Comparison to know more.

How to Copy Volume

Step 1. Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to get its main interface. Then, select the volume which needs copying and click Copy Volume feature from the left pane or from right-click menu.

choose Copy Volume

Step 2. 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.

select the target location to save the copy

Tip: If the selected target location is a dynamic volume, users will receive the following warning message. Please click Yes to continue.

data on the dynamic volume will be deleted

Step 3. Resize volume by changing the length of volume handle and move volume location by changing the position of the entire handle. Alternatively, users can type exact volume size in MB. Then, click Finish button.

resize the target partition

Step 4: Click Apply button to apply all changes. 

click the Apply button

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