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Increase the Capacity of Hard Drive with Free Drive Clone Software

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    During the past years, 250GB and 500GB hard drive were widely used. Nevertheless, with the appearance of TB drives, many users want to increase capacity of their hard drive since they need to save more and more data information. Well then, how to complete this upgrade without losing data?

    The Best Way to Increase Capacity of Hard Drive

    Transferring files one by one is not suggested, because it is so time-wasting and dangerous. Instead, to clone the entire old or small drive to new or larger drive is a wise choice. All files saved on source disk will be imaged to target disk without data loss and in a short time.

    Currently, professional drive clone software can help upgrade hard drive without data loss, but most of them are chargeable or even expensive. To help users get rid of the dilemma, we suggest using MiniTool Partition Wizard. It is totally free for Windows users to create a disk image, and several operations are needed.

    How to Increase Capacity of Hard Drive with MiniTool Partition Wizard

    Firstly, download and install the free drive clone software to Windows computer. Then, connect the new drive with computer and launch the software to get the window below:

    increase capacity of hard drive select source disk

    In the interface above, as long as we select the disk which needs cloning, corresponding function will appear on the left pane. Please choose “Copy Disk” to get its operating interface:

    increase capacity of hard drive choose new disk

    Here, please select the disk that will save the copy of the source disk and click “Next”.

    increase capacity of hard drive choose copying method

    Then, choose a copying method and click “Next”. After that, a note will pop up:

    increase capacity of hard drive boot note

    Please read the note carefully for it tells how to boot from the new disk, and then click “Finish” to get the following interface:

    increase capacity of hard drive apply changes

    The interface above shows the source disk has been cloned, but this is only a preview effect. Therefore, please click “Apply” button to apply all changes.

    Note: if users are upgrading system disk, they will be asked to restart computer. Just do as told, and then the free drive clone software will increase the capacity of hard drive in boot mode. After all operations are completed, their computer will reboot as usual, and they can see real effect.

    Now, upgrade your old or small hard drive with MiniTool Partition Wizard.