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Acronis True Image 2016 Clone of Windows 10 not alowing access to Recovery?


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#1 Johnz414

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Posted 21 April 2018 - 04:30 PM

Hi,

 

I am trying to figure out how to clone a client’s OS to a new SSD drive for his laptop.

 

I am experimenting on his SSD trying to clone my Windows 10 to it.

 

I am putting the cloned SSD into a different computer to test it. I can access the Windows 10 clone on the new SSD but I am unable to access the recovery options.

I would like to see if I can restore it to factory specs so that I can do the same when I actually do this for his Windows 10.

 

So, why can I not access the recovery option here? And what can I do to access it.

 

Will I need to do the Acronis Total Recovery option? (Correct name for this option???)

 

Anyhow, any help will be greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks,

 

John


Edited by hamluis, 22 April 2018 - 02:03 PM.
Moved from All Other Apps to Backup/Imaging - Hamluis.

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Posted 22 April 2018 - 08:44 AM

You should just Clone the the old drive and all Partitions to the SSD as they are.

 

1/ Ensure the SSD can accomadate the used space from the old one.

2/ I would Slave the SSD to the Laptop via a Powered Usb Sata Adapter.

3/ Use any Software that came with the SSD to do the Clone or.....

 

I have done many times and prefer to use MiniTool Partition Wizard to do the Clone { Copy Partition Wizard }.

Once done swap out the drives and boot from the SSD.

Done:






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