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How to clone large hard drive to a smaller drive

Do you have a large hard drive and are trying to clone it to a smaller drive? Did you purchase an SSD drive and the the capacity is smaller than your hard drive, but your hard drive’s used space is within the smaller drives capacity? There are many clone tools out there, but Farstone DriveClone has been the easiest, smoothest tool we’ve used thus far.

DriveClone automatically clones your entire machine, including system files, applications, preferences, emails, music, photos, movies, documents, and all partitions. But what makes DriveClone different from other disk cloning applications is that it not only clones all data on a system, it automatically defrags all files, removes junks, resizes partitions, and only clone the files that have been changed since last cloning.

 DriveClone has 7 key new features:
  • Mirror Drive
  • Rapid Cloning (2 x faster)
  • Keep up to 99 versions for each modified files
  • Scheduler & incremental cloning
  • Log
  • Keep GUID (disk ID) & 4K alignment
  • Fix boot issues – BCD, Boot.ini, PBC, MBR, GUID

One of the features that is particularly interesting and useful with DriveClone, is that you can install it as an application and clone a drive within Windows, while Windows is running.  Most ghosting applications require you to restart and clone in command prompt.  Another important feature is that DriveClone copies other partition formats, including the recovery partition, something not always easily accomplished with other tools.

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  1. It’s a life saver! I couldn’t migrate to a new Intel 128GB SSD with other clone tools. Driveclone did it perfectly. Thanks for the true valuable software.

  2. Thank you for sharing! Was having a time finding a tool that clones a large drive to a smaller one.

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