By Yuka / Last update February 21, 2022

Why need to clone Windows Server 2011?

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

◑ Optimize the performance of your computer. 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.
◑ Keep important data you want. 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.
◑ Migrate the operating system. 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.

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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. 
✪ Transfer OS to a brand-new drive or other computers without interrupting the regular work of your server operating system.
✪ 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 2011 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 Clone” 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.

Choose Disk Clone

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

Choose Source Disk

Step 3: Select the destination disk (Disk 1), click “Next”.

Choose Destination Partitioned HDD

Step 4: Confirm the settings of the source and destination disk, and then click "Start Backup".

Disk Clone Preview

Tips:
Edit Partitions: You can click this button on the destination disk to resize partition.
✭ Sector by sector clone: It 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.
✭ SSD Alignment: It 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.

Conclusion

AOMEI Backupper Server is a powerful clone software for Windows Server 2011. You can use it to protect your important data or migrate your system with just a few clicks. And after cloning, you don't need to worry about any boot problem. Also, it’s powerful while being used to clone Windows Server 2022/2019/2012 (R2)/2008 (R2)/2003 to new hard drive.

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