There are times when we need to copy the entire contents of one hard drive onto another hard drive.
This process is called “cloning”, and it is most often done when upgrading to a larger drive or replacing a drive that is about to fail.
Cloning a hard drive isn’t all that difficult. All you need is both drives connected to the computer at the same time and a copy of a good hard drive cloning utility (I use and recommend Clonezilla because it works well and is available as a free download).
Here’s how to use Clonezilla to clone the contents of one hard drive onto another: [Read more…]