By Yuka / Last update December 13, 2021

Why need to clone Windows Server 2011?

Why need clone Windows Server 2011? You can follow us to find the reasons:

  • A faster performance of your computer is what you want, but your old disk HDD prevents your computer from achieving a better speed, so you want to replace it with a SSD due to that cloning Windows Server 2011 to SSD can optimize its performance. Therefore, you can solve the problem by cloning Windows Server 2011.

  • You just want to keep the partition with important data on your Windows Server 2011, thus, you can clone the partition alone to solve the problem.

  • You just fond of your Windows Server 2011 operating system, and you can clone the operating system of your computer and migrate it to the new hard drive or another computer directly.

In a word, you can solve many problems by cloning Windows Server 2011, and a clone software for Windows Server 2011 will be helpful to do the job. Here we recommend you AOMEI Backupper.

What kind of clone software is good?

As you understand that clone Windows Server 2011 is useful, next you should figure out what kind of clone software is good and make use of it. Simply, a good clone software should achieve system migration and data transfer quickly and safely. For example, a good clone software can solve your problem of making an exactly same copy of your Windows Server 2011 operating system as an original one and transfer it to a brand-new drive or other computers without interrupting the regular work of your server operating system. And a good clone software can clone only used space so to achieve the job of cloning a larger disk onto a smaller one without data loss while reducing the clone time and storage space. All in all, a good clone software is much convenient and helpful.

How to clone Windows Server 2001 with clone software?

Among all clone software, AOMEI Backupper is a good one for Windows Server 2011, and it supports all server editions and non-server editions of Windows. Here, taking “Disk Copy” as an example to tell you how to clone by using AOMEI Backupper.

Step 1: Install and launch AOMEI Backupper Server. Select “Disk Clone” under “Clone” tab.

Disk Clone

Step 2: Select the source disk (Disk 0), then click “Next”.

Source Disk

Step 3: Select the destination disk (Disk 2), click “Next”.

Destination Disk

Step 4: Confirm the settings of the source and destination disk, and then click "Start Backup". (You can click the button of "Edit partitions on the destination disk" to resize partition. The "sector by sector" and “align partition to optimize for SSD” option are also available--“sector by sector clone” will clone every bytes on the disk and will take a lot of time and occupy a large space, which we do not suggest you to do that; “align partition to optimize for SSD” will accelerate reading and writing speed of your SSD drive, so if your destination disk is SSD we highly suggest you to check the option.)

Operation Summary

Step 5: Click "Finish" when all the operations have been done.


AOMEI Backupper Server is a powerful clone software for Windows Server 2011. Also, it’s powerful while being used to clone Windows Server 2003 to new hard drive.