By Cherry / Last Updated September 21, 2020

Windows 10 64 bit

Before cloning Windows 10 64 bit hard drive to another place, let’s get the review of Windows 10 64 bit first.

Microsoft released the latest operating system Windows 10, which is more powerful than the previous versions. Since Windows 10 has been released, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 can upgrade to Windows 10 for free no matter 32 bit or 64 bit system, which depends on the processor of your computer hardware.

As the number of the bits, the more bits means that the system can point to a large number of locations in physical memory, and the more bits means that the data can be processed in larger chunks, which means more precisely.

Besides, the data on computer may increase day by day and the Windows 32 bit system is limited to 4 GB of RAM while the Windows 64 bit supports more than 4 GB. That’s why more and more people want to upgrade to Windows 10 64 bit.

Why you want to clone Windows 10 64 bit hard drive?

In order to keep the data’s safety on the hard drive, it is necessary to clone hard drive no matter Windows 10 32 bit or 64 bit. There are so many situations may cause data loss, such as virus attacked, system crashed, hard drive broken, etc. To keep the data safe, clone Windows 10 64 bit hard drive should be the most effective way.

Besides, if you want to migrate Windows 10 to new hard drive, cloning hard drive would help a lot that you do not need to reinstall operating system.

Clone Windows 10 (32/64 bit) hard drive to SSD/HDD with freeware

To clone hard drive in Windows PC, here we highly recommend you AOMEI Backupper Standard, which is a great powerful freeware that you can use to clone hard drive disk for Windows 10, both 32 bit and 64 bit.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is acclaimed by users. It supports almost all the Windows OS including Windows Vista/XP/7/8/8.1/10, both 32 bit and 64 bit, and you can use it to do things far beyond cloning hard drive, such as backup system, create bootable media, etc.

AOMEI Backupper is easy-to-use. Its intuitive interface makes things easier that everyone can use it to clone hard drive to SSD/HDD. Here are the specific steps to clone hard drive for Windows 10 64 bit with AOMEI Backupper.

Before you do:

  • Free download AOMEI Backupper Standard to your Windows 10 64 bit computer and install it on the PC.

  • Prepare a storage drive which is enough to store the data on your Windows 10 64 bit hard drive. An external hard drive, USB flash drive, or other storage media is OK.

After preparing, you can follow the simple steps to clone Windows 10 64 bit hard drive to another storage device.

Step 1. Launch this free cloning software, then, you will see the main interface of this software. Click Clone and select Disk Clone.

Disk Clone

Step 2. Select the disk you want to clone, and it will be green after you clicking it. Then click Next to move on.

Select Source Disk

Step 3. Select the destination disk which you want to store the data in. Select it and click Next.

Select Destination Disk

Step 4. After selecting the destination disk, you will move on to the Operation Summary window, here you can confirm the source disk and the destination disk. If it is no problem, you can click Start Clone to execute the operation.

Start Clone


  • You can click “Edit Partitions” to edit partitions on the destination disk. If you upgrade to its Professional edition, you can edit partitions more flexible.

  • The “Sector by sector clone” means that every byte on the disk would be clone no matter it used or not. It will take a lot of time and space.

  • If the media you prepared is an SSD, we highly recommend you to check the box “SSD Alignment”, because it will optimize your SSD when the clone finished.

  • When you set it up, click “Start Clone” to launch the process.

Step 5. When the process reaches 100%, click Finish to exit.

Thus, you have already finished the task that cloning Windows 10 64 bit hard drive. The freeware AOMEI Backupper Standard for Cloning hard drive only needs a few clicks. Actually, all the operations are very simple and easy. AOMEI Backupper also allows you to clone SSD to HDD in Windows 10 with secure boot. What’s more, if you are Windows Server users, you can try to use AOMEI Backupper Server to protect your data safe.