Copy and Clone Server in Partition Assistant

The partition software for Windows Server 2003 - AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition can help to extend/shrink or move partition without data loss and reinstallation.


By Lucas / Updated on May 12, 2023

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A problem that commonly be encountered

A common problem: Can it be possible to have your installed Windows Server system cloned and then move it to a new hard drive on the same computer? However, what a headache it is to upgrade your Operating System hard drive! Some Server partition software may enable you to solve this problem. Just several simple steps can make this come true.

The reason that you need to clone hard drive

In some circumstances, have you ever intended to upgrade your Server computer hard disk? Alternatively, do you want to replace your old computer to buy a new one? If your answer of either these two questions is "Yes", the following up guide is suit for you surely.

Available software

Pay attention: For there are various kinds of software, you must be cautious to select reliable and professional software just in case of data loss. Partition Assistant Server Edition is popular according to the feedbacks. Besides, its built-in disk copy wizard and two copy methods in this program are also available.

The way to copy hard drive


Two disks copy methods:"copy disk quickly" and "sector-by-sector copy". For the former one, the target disk may not be larger than the source disk, however, be equal or larger than the used space on the source disk is necessary. For the latter one, the destination disk must be equal or larger that the source disk.

Be sure to back up a target disk: Just in case of data loss. For some data of the target disk will be wiped off, make a backup is needed.

System/Boot disk, dynamic disk, GPT disk or offline disk is not appropriate for a target disk.

As for specific steps with its user-friendly interface, please refer to here

AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition undoubtedly works perfectly on Windows Server 2003, 2008 (R2), 2012 (R2), 2016, 2019 system with its professional technology. What is more important, no necessary to worry about data loss. Just download Partition Assistant demo version for free to have a try.

Tips: For enterprise users, chose Unlimited Edition is a wise way. It allows you to save much money. That’s to say, you can install it on multiple computers within your company. Thus, it helps maximize the working efficiency with the lowest cost of your company. .

Lucas · Staff Editor
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