By Cherry / Last Updated April 15, 2020

About SanDisk SSD

Nowadays, computer plays an important part in our daily life and work. As the development of technology, a new storage device invented, SSD (solid state drive). It has a faster speed and better properties so that many people want to transfer their operating system even all the data on the old hard drive to SSD. With the SSD, the boot time will be shorten, and the performance of computer will be enhanced.

There are many brand SSD online, SanDisk SSD, Samsung SSD, Crucial SSD, and so on. A part of users like the SanDisk solid state drive due to its outstanding performance. In order to keep the old data onto the SanDisk SSD, you need to clone hard drive to SanDisk SSD. To do this operation, a SanDisk SSD data migration software is indispensable.

SanDisk SSD

How to migrate HDD to SanDisk SSD (including os and data)?

Unlike Crucial SSD and Samsung SSD, SanDisk has no disk migration tool for their SSD, they can only migrate data with the very traditional copy and paste. Otherwise, users have no choice but to ask a SanDisk SSD data migration software. AOMEI Backupper Standard, the OS and data migration software for Windows 7/8/8.1/10, is worth a try.

AOMEI Backupper is a remakable SSD data migration software that can help you migrate data on HDD to SanDisk SSD safely and freely. Just download the freeware and install it on your computer. To migrate HDD to SanDisk SSD, here you can follow the guide.

Step 1. Connect your SanDisk SSD to your computer. Launch AOMEI Backupper. Then, you can see the concise main interface of this freeware. To migrate all data to SanDisk SSD, click Clone, and then, select Disk Clone. If you only want to clone a partition on the HDD, you can choose Partition Clone; If you would like to migrate OS to SanDisk SSD only, here you should choose System Clone (advanced feature).

Disk Clone

Step 2. It will show you the specific window to remind what you need to do. Here, select the original disk as the source disk. Click Next.

Source Disk

Step 3. Select the SanDisk SSD you connected before as the destination disk, click Next.

Destination Disk

Step 4. In this window, you need to confirm the information of both disks and set up the necessary settings. To make your SanDisk perform at the best state, it's highly recommended to tick SSD Alignment which will optimize your SanDisk SSD automatically after cloning. Finally, click Start Clone to begin the process.

Start Clone


  • Edit Partitions: adjust the partition size on the destination disk (This feature is available in AOMEI Backupper Professional and higher editions. The Standard edition only allows you to copy without resizing partitions). Or you can resize partition with AOMEI Partition Assistant after cloning.

  • Sector by sector clone: this option is not recommended, because it will copy all the sectors on the hard drive, including the bad sector and unused part.

  • The Standard edition does not support cloning system disks between MBR and GPT disks.

Actually, AOMEI Backupper is not only a data migration software for SanDisk SSD, but a data migration software to Samsung SSD, Crucial SSD and other SSD brands. You can use it to migrate data from HDD to SSD with simple steps as we mentioned above.