By Cherry / Last Updated May 15, 2020

Why Samsung SSD clone failed?

A user said he was trying to clone his old HDD to a Samsung 840 EVO SSD, and he tried Samsung Data Migration tool, but only got an error saying the clone had failed with an error code: 400230 [061b66]. Why Samsung SSD clone failed?

Now, many users are planning to upgrade HDD to SSD for improving their computer performance, and part of them choose Samsung Data Migration tool to migrate data to Samsung SSD. However, you may got the problem like the user’s in the scenario. Samsung Data Migration cloning failed may happen because of a lot of reasons: the bad sectors, target disk has been disconnected, defrag, virus scanned, disk cleanup, etc.

How to avoid Samsung SSD clone failed?

To avoid the Samsung SSD clone failed, here we highly recommend you use the third party software AOMEI Partition Assistant which can help you clone to Samsung SSD successfully in a simple clicks. Before you do:

● Using AOMEI Partition Assistant to check bad sectors;

● Make sure your Samsung SSD can be connected to your computer, if not, format hard drive or clean disk;

● If there is any important data on the Samsung SSD, back them up because the content on the target disk will be deleted during the operation of copy partition.

Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant, it will display you the main interface. To clone hard drive to Samsung SSD, here you can take use ofDisk Copy Wizard. Click it.

Disk Copy Wizard

Step2. It will bring you into the disk copy wizard, all you have to do is following the wizard, select a disk copy method according to your requirement.

Select Copy Type

Step3. Then, select the hard drive you want to copy as the source disk.

Source Disk

Step4. To clone to Samsung SSD, here you need to select the Samsung SSD as the destination disk. Click Next.

Destination Disk

Tips: Tick the box before optimizing the performance of SSD so that the Samsung SSD will be in the best status after cloning.

Step5. Here you can edit the partitions on Samsung SSD so that it can be reasonable after cloning. Such as create partition, merge partitions, etc.

Edit Disk

Step6. Then, it will give you a note for how to boot your computer from Samsung SSD after cloning. Click Finish to move on.


Step7. Here you will back to the main interface, don’t forget to click Apply at the toolbar to launch the progress.


It will reboot your computer after cloning, and you can change the boot order so that you can boot from the Samsung SSD.

AOMEI Partition Assistant is such a kind of software that can help you solve Samsung SSD clone failed. Besides, you can use it to do more things such as migrate OS to SSD only, make bootable media, etc. It is the best hard drive manager.