By Ivy / Last update March 7, 2019

Cloning Lenovo hard drive to SSD allows you to copy all data on the disk to SSD (solid state drive). It is different from backup. You can use the data directly without restoring disk. Also you don’t have to reinstall Windows. In many cases, users do hard drive clone by using the simplest way copy & paste, which is time-consuming and can not start system. Obviously, clone is a better choice than copy & paste for its fast speed.

Why need to clone hard drive to SSD?

Today, many users want to clone Lenovo laptop hard drive to SSD, some of them want to clone hard drive to SSD for higher efficiency, some of them want to copy hard drive to a larger one due to insufficient disk space, some just clone hard drive for data backup, and some clone hard drive for disk update. No matter for what kind of reasons, SSD has the following advantages over HDD.

1. SSD has faster read-write speed than HDD.

2. SSD is nonperishable.

3. SSD is smaller in volume and lighter in weight, which is convenient for users to take away.

4. SSD has less dissipation and zero noise.

How to clone Lenovo hard drive to SSD?

Since SSD has many advantages over HDD (hard disk drive), it is very necessary to clone Lenovo hard drive to SSD. But how can we clone HDD to SDD? To clone Lenovo HDD to SSD, you need the professional freeware AOMEI Backupper. It is free, fast and easy to operate. If your SSD is of smaller capacity than the HDD, AOMEI Backupper will automatically adjust the partition size to make it fit on the SSD. If the destination disk doesn’t have enough space, don’t worry, AOMEI Backupper will automatically test it and remind you in advance, so you can change a big one or just transfer only OS to SSD by using System Clone.

To clone Lenovo hard drive to SSD with AOMEI Backupper:

Step 1: Download AOMEI Backupper Standard, install, and launch this freeware.

Step 2: Click “Clone” and select “Disk Clone”.

Disk Clone

Step 3: Click the source disk that you want to clone, and click Next.

Source Disk

Step 4: Click on the destination disk and click Next.

Destination Disk

Step 5: There are 3 options you can choose based on your own needs. Click Start Clone to run this operation.

Clone Lenovo Hard Drive to SSD

Tips: The destination disk will be overwritten after clone. Therefore if it contains any important data, you must do disk backup of the destination disk before you apply the operation.


Cloning Lenovo hard drive to SSD is now quite necessary for users. AOMEI Backupper Standard is a great hard drive cloner. It is the best freeware with simple, fast and safe operations. Besides disk clone, it has many powerful features, like Partition or Volume Clone, System Migration and so on. What’s more, AOMEI Backupper Standard supports Windows 10, 8.1/8, 7, Windows Vista, and XP. 

In addition, the advanced edition, AOMEI Backupper Professional, is able to clone hard drive in Command Prompt. Go for it to have a try.