How to Mirror Hard Drive

Hard disk mirroring is a process of making an exact synchronized copy of HDD data. Sometimes it is called synchronization, as it can be used to keep contents of two local or remote locations in sync. With hard disk mirroring software, you can restore a dead system to working order or to set up a few dozen PCs to work alike.

Part 1: How to Mirror Hard Drive

First of all, you need a hard disk mirroring software: Wondershare WinSuite 2012.

After purchasing the program, you'll get a download link from Wondershare. Download and install it on your computer. Then follow the steps Mirror Hard Drive in Windows.

Step 1. Run the program on your computer

Run the program on your computer after downloading and installing. Move to the "Disk Management" option. Then you'll get the interface below. Click the "Clone Entire Disk" to continue.

Note: this "Clone Entire Disk" is not a normal one that can only backup your data. It can mirror hard drive to another partition or disk, including Windows, programs, files and personal settings, etc.

hard disk mirroring step 1

Step 2. Select the source disk

Here, all your disk on the computer will be detected and displayed by the software. Select the disk that you're about to mirror as teh source disk, and click "Next" to move to the next step.

hard disk mirroring step 2

Step 3. Choose the destination disk

Make sure which disk you want to mirror your source disk to. Connect it well to the computer, and choose it here. Then press "Next", and you're starting hard disk mirroring.

Note: The destination disk should be larger than the source one, or you'll fail to mirror hard drive.

hard disk mirroring step 3

Step 4. Start to mirror your disk to another

When mirror hard drive begins, the software will remind you that the mirroring will overwrite all data on your destination disk. If you've backed up the data, confirm it and start mirroring. After a few seconds, you can finish your mirror hard drive work as follow.

hard disk mirroring step 4

If you plan to only clone a partition, you can choose the "Clone A Partition" before the first step above, then the left steps as similar as the steps of cloning an entire disk. It's really a painless job. Try it by yourself now!Know more about Wondershare WinSuite 2012 Buy Wondershare WinSuite 2012 ($49.95)

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