1. Download (Macrium Reflect free edition) from the link below. Download the Home Use edition.
2. Double-click on the installer, you’ll actually see a screen that looks like a downloading tool rather than your typical application installer.
3. You shouldn’t have to change any options on this screen. Just click the “Download” button and follow all the prompts when it has completed.
4. Please make sure that your new drive is connected to the PC before loading the program. Once Macrium Reflect loads up you’ll see a screen that looks something like this:
5. To get started, just click on the “Clone this disk” link underneath your primary hard drive, which should be selected by default. On the screen that appears, click on the “Select a disk to clone to” link in the big box of empty white space and pick your new SSD. Your screen should then look something like this:
6. You might just be able to click “copy selected partitions” and have everything map out perfectly on your new SSD. You might also get hit with a:
7. To fix this, click on “Undo” and manually drag your partitions from your old hard drive onto your new SSD, saving the largest partition for last:
8. Once you’ve done that, click “Next.”
9. You’ll now see a screen that has a pretty detailed review of all the things Macrium Reflect is going to do once your clone starts.
10. You can review these settings if you’d like, but you’re probably pretty safe to just hit “Finish,” which starts the procedure:
11. Depending on the size of the drive you’re going to—how much data Macrium Reflect has to move—as well as its speed, this process could take a little time.
12. Now that you have a clone of your original drive, shut your computer off. Don’t do anything on your primary drive that might put data on your computer that you’d otherwise want to save, because that won’t be reflected on your cloned drive.
That's it. You now successfully cloned a drive.