By Cherry / Last Updated June 12, 2020

About Recovery Partition

We always backup our data in order to protect the damage of data or data loss. If this kind of situation came out, we can restore those data by recovering partition. And the damaged or lost data could be recovered in a few minutes. Once we deleted the partition accidentally, the data will be lost. However, we can barely worry about the unexpected operations which lead the data loss only if you backup it before. The recovery partition will help you to restore it. If you learn a little about it, you can click recovery partition to learn more.

Clone Recovery Partition to External HDD Can Save Space

A guy said that there is a 20GB recovery partition on his Windows 7 hard disk, and it occupies a lot of space. We all know that if there is little free space on the hard disk would affect the property of Windows OS. So, it must be solved in time.

Our windows local hard disk space is limited. But we still need to recovery partition to protect our data safe. However, it will occupy so much space on the local disk space. Thus, copy recovery partition to external HDD and delete the original one is a good way to release the space. We can use some software to save more time and ensure the safety of data. We can use AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. Apart from cloning partition, it supports you to clone the entire disk. It is compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7 and very easy to use.

The Steps for Clone Recovery Partition to External HDD

✎ Now, free download the cloning software and have a look at how it works.

PS.: Before cloning, please make sure that you have already backed up the data. Backup is always asked in case of the unexpected operation or the sudden shutdown of the computer.

Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. For many brand PC, they usually have a partition named “Recovery”. Right-click this partition and select “Clone Partition”.

Copy Partition Recovery


Step 2. Originally, we recommend you to choose “Clone Partition Quickly”.

Select Copy Partition Method Recovery

Step 3. Select an unallocated space as the destination place in where you want to copy the recovery partition to, and click "Next".

Copy Recovery Partition To External Hard Drive

Step 4. Here you can resize partition on the destination disk.

Resize Partition On External Hard Drive

Step 5. Click “Apply” and "Proceed"to commit the task. And you are cloning the recovery partition to an external HDD successfully.

Apply Copy Recovery Partition To External Hard Drive

✍ Notes:
◆ You can use this software to clone partition to external SSD, SD card, etc.
◆ You can enjoy more features, like migrating OS to GPT SSD and converting dynamic disk into basic without losing data, you can upgrade to AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional.