Migrate Windows 7 to Samsung SSD successfully via AOMEI

AOMEI will help you migrate Windows 7 to Samsung SSD successfully if you met problems in using Samsung Data Migration.


By Dervish / Updated on June 4, 2024

Share this: instagram reddit

SSD not recognized by Samsung Data Migration?

Many people meet problems when they try to transfer Windows 7 to SSD of Samsung with Samsung Data Migration or Samsung Magician. Samsung Data Migration is a tool designed to help users transfer data - including operating system, programs, etc from HDD to a new Samsung SSD. But it seems that the new SSD is often not detected by Samsung Data Migration even though it’s normally shown in Disk Management. In this situation, you may try some physical methods to solve Samsung data migration SSD not recognized first. While if you think these solutions are a little difficult to understand, a more convenient way is recommended - AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Migrate Windows to Samsung SSD via AOMEI

AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is a professional and easy-to-use disk/partition manager that can not only help you migrate Windows 7 to Samsung SSD, but also copy Windows 10/8.1/8 to any other brand SSD within a few of steps. Following instructions will tell you how to do it.

AOMEI Partition Assistant

The Best Windows Disk Partition Manager and PC Optimizer

Step 1. Connect Samsung SSD to your computer then launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. You have two choices now. If you only intend to migrate OS, selecting “Migrate OS to SSD” wizard on the left side and following that guide is OK. On the other hand, to transfer the whole Windows 7 to Samsung SSD, which means the whole disk, let’s continue with step 2.

Step 2. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant, click "Clone" in the main interface and select "Clone Disk".

Disk Copy

Step 3. Choose the hard disk that you need to clone as the source disk and click "Next".

Copy Disk in Windows 10 Quickly

Step 4. Select the destination disk to store the data on the source disk, and then click "Next".

Seleect Destination Disk

Step 5. Then, you can check the source and destination disk in the next window or change to “Sector to Sector clone”, and click the "Confirm" button to continue if there is no problem.

Edit Disk

Here, you can also click the "Settings" button to adjust the partition size on the destination disk or tick "4k alignment" to improve the reading and writing speed of SSD if the target disk is an SSD drive.


Step 6. At last, click "Apply" and "Proceed" in the main interface to start cloning the hard drive.


Since this process of migrating Windows 7 to SSD of Samsung contains system boot partition, the operation will be completed under PreOS Mode.

Dervish · Staff Editor
Dervish is an English editor of AOMEI Technology; He is delicated to offering users easy and effecitve solutions for issuses related to disks and partitoins. In his spare time, he enjoy wathcning films, playing footable, traveling and so on.