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Is it possible to clone a SSD with Windows 7 installed onto another SSD?

I want to do this so I can then choose between the 2 SSDs as to which I want to boot.

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I believe that this type of question has been answered in one form or another several times. Have you taken a look at the archives? –  mdpc Jun 4 '13 at 19:07

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Check out Clonezilla to clone the drives, then GParted to adjust the "bootable" flags of the devices (or you could just change the boot order in BIOS).

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Could also modify the bootloader to display both operating systems. –  Ramhound Jun 4 '13 at 17:32

If you have a linux live CD laying around you can use DD. It's a powerful command-line utility for reading and writing binary files.

I'm a little confused as to why you want to boot a copy of the same operating system off of two different SSD's-- unless you're trying to create a separate fallback installation. If you want to see a menu and be able to choose which one to boot, you'll need to edit the Boot tab of your System Configuration (accessible from the start menu or control panel)

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Just purchased a bigger SSD would be a good reason :D –  Kruug Jun 4 '13 at 21:40
    
Definitely, but if I was doing that, I would want to fully migrate and use the other SSD for something else, such as a dualboot Linux setup. Seems like the original question implies a desire for two copies of Win7 however. –  wajeemba Jun 10 '13 at 22:48

What is the brand of SSD ? I am using Samsung and they provide an application called "Samsung Data Migration" which allows cloning existing system drive to another SSD.

Most of the time SSD vendors provide their own utility to clone existing system.

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