How Do I Clone A USB Memory Stick?

How Do I Clone A USB Memory Stick?

Below are some easy and straight forward instructions to clone your USB Memory Stick.

USB Memory Stick

USB Memory Stick

The below instructions assume you are using a windows based machine and use a great little utility called HDD-Raw-Copy-Tool this can be used to create an exact low-level, sector-by-sector device duplication you can clone SATA, IDE,

SAS, SCSI, SSD drives, USB sticks, SD, MMC and CompactFlash cards to an img file or to another device..

Clone your USB Memory Stick

  • Download the utility from http://hddguru.com/software/HDD-Raw-Copy-Tool/.
    • We would recommend you get the standalone version as this means you don’t need to install the program and will run straight from the download.
  • Pop your USB Memory Stick into your PC or laptop.
  • Start up the program.Clone
  • Highlight your USB Memory Stick and click continue .
  • Highlight the device you want to copy to, or select if you want to write to an image file.
    • If you want to write to an image file to copy to a USB Memory Stick at a later date -  Double click on the FILE option and choose the location and name for your image file.
  • Click Continue.
  • You will now get a display showing your previous choices, check them and then double check them – If you write to the wrong drive e.g. YoUSB Memory Stick Cloneur main hard disk your computer will be very poorly!!
  • Click start.
  • The program will now clone your USB Memory Stick.

 

 

That is it, you now have a clone or an img file of your USB Memory Stick. If you created an image file this can now be used to make multiple clones.

To go the opposite way e.g. Burn an image to USB Memory Stick, choose an image file in tUSB Memory Stickhe first window and then an USB Memory Stick in the second.

 

 

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