DoYourClone for Windows User Guide

DoYourClone for Windows is a 100% safe, powerful and easy-to-use disk cloning software. First of all, just download and install it on your computer. It offers two disk cloning modes: Partition Clone and Disk Clone. Here is the user guide of DoYourClone for Windows.

DoYourClone user guide

Mode 1. Partition Clone

Partition Clone mode will help you clone the source partition to the destination partition. The partition could be the local hard drive partition or external storage device, or even the unallocated space on your hard drive/external storage device.

Tips:

  • The size of destination partition should be equal or larger than the source partition when using sector by sector clone.
  • It is possible to clone a larger partition to a smaller one if the smaller partition has enough capacity to fit the contents of the source partition and you did not tick 'Sector by sector clone' option.
  • All original data on the destination partition will be erased once you start cloning.

Step 1. Choose the source partition and the destination partition.

Run DoYourClone on your computer, then select the source partition and the destination partition. The software will clone the source partition to the destination partition.

DoYourClone user guide

Note: Check the 'Sector by sector clone' option if you need a sector level clone.

Step 2. Edit the disk layout and then click the “Clone” to continue.

You can edit the disk payout before start cloning.

  • “Only clone existing data” - only copy existing data on the source partition to the destination partition.
  • “Autofit the disk” - resize the layout on destination partition according to the size of it to make the disk as the best status.
  • “Copy as the source” - do not change anything on destination partition and the layout is same as source partition.
  • “Edit disk layout” - allows you to manually resize/move partition layout on this destination disk.
  • Check the optimization for SSD option if the destination partition is SSD.

DoYourClone user guide

Then click on Clone button to securely clone the source partition to the destination partition. Once the process gets finished, you can check the cloned data on the destination partition.

DoYourClone user guide

Mode 2. Disk Clone

This mode will clone an entire disk drive to another disk drive without any data loss.

Tips:

  • The size of destination disk should be equal or larger than the source disk when using sector by sector clone.
  • It is possible to clone a larger disk to a smaller one if the smaller hard disk has enough capacity to fit the contents of the larger disk and you did not tick Sector by sector clone option.
  • All data on the destination disk will be erased once your start to clone the source disk to the destination disk.

Step 1. Choose the source disk the destination disk.

First of all, choose the mode 'Disk Clone', then select the source disk and the destination disk, this mode will securely clone the source disk to the destination disk.

DoYourClone user guide

Note:

  • Check the Sector by sector copy option if you need a sector level clone.
  • The data on the destination disk will be erased, so, make a full backup of your destination disk before starting the clone process.

Step 2. Edit the disk layout and then click the 'Clone' to continue.

You can edit the disk layout before start cloning.

  • “Only clone existing data” - only copy existing data on the source disk to the destination disk.
  • “Autofit the disk” - resize the layout on destination disk according to the size of it to make the disk as the best status.
  • “Copy as the source” - do not change anything on destination disk and the layout is same as source disk.
  • “Edit disk layout” - allows you to manually resize/move disk layout on this destination disk.
  • Check the optimization for SSD option if the destination disk is SSD.

DoYourClone user guide

Then click on Clone button to clone the source disk to the destination disk. Once the cloning process gets finished, you can check the cloned data on the destination disk.

DoYourClone user guide

DoYourClone for Windows is 100% safe/virus-free disk cloning software. If you can’t install it, just close the anti-virus software on your PC, then install it. If you have any question, feel free to contact us by sending an email to [email protected]