Review of AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional

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  1. khanyash

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    AOMEI website: https://www.aomeitech.com/

    AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional


    A powerful and stable software to manage hard drive and partition without data loss.
    Support: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000 (32/64-bit)
    One License valid for 2 computers.
    Price: $49.95 (Lifetime Free Upgrades)

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    partition software
    What's new
    • NEW Version 8.0 (January 25, 2019)
    • Brand-new user interface: a more modernized look and feel.
    • Other improvements, fixes and features.
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    About AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional

    AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is a Windows disk manager that can help you manage disk space with high efficiency. You can create/delete/merge/split/resize/move the partition without data loss. It offers more advanced features: migrate OS to SSD/HDD, format/wipe/erase disk, recover lost partition, SSD 4K Alignment, Windows To Go Creator, etc.

    AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is a stable and complete disk manager for Windows that can handle all disk or partition operations.

    Comprehensive Partition Manager | How-to Guides

    Partition Functions:
    Partition Wizards:
    Specialized Utilities:
    AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional Requirements

    Supported Operating System
    • Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000 (32/64-bit)
    Supported Storage Devices
    • Traditional hard disk drive (HDD), solid-states drive (SSD) and SSHD.
    • External hard drive (USB 3.0/2.0/1.0), PC card, All Flash Drives and Thumb Drives and other removable media.
    • All storage devices recognized by Windows, such as IDE, SATA, iSCSI, SCSI disk, IEEE1394 (FireWire), etc.
    • Full support all hardware RAID, such as RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, etc.
    • Support MBR disk and GPT disk up to 16TB+.
    • Support up to 128 disks in one system.
    • Completely support hard disk with 4096, 2048, 1024, 512 bytes sector size.
    • Support virtual disk partition in VMware, Virtual Box and Virtual PC, etc.
    • Support UEFI/EFI boot.
    Supported File Systems
    • NTFS
    • FAT32/FAT16/FAT12
    • exFAT/ReFS *
    • Ext2/Ext3/Ext4 *
    • Bitlocker, other file systems *
      * The file system cannot be resized but you can move and clone them.
    AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional Technologies
    • Improved algorithm to ensure a faster and safer process to move partition.
    • Enhanced data protection technologies to keep data safe.
    • Flexible and adjustable drag & drop interface makes the task simple.
    • Preview any partitioning tasks before applying to the disk.
    • Provide option to shut down the computer after completing all operations.
    Let's look at AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional Installation, Safe Partitioning and a few "How-to........."

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    Installation

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    Safely Partition

    Before Partitioning

    1. It's always good to first take a backup of the system.

    2. It's recommended to check errors and defragment on the partition or disk.

    3. Do not rashly end the process or force the program shutdown.

    4. Check the battery is enough charged and power cord properly connected.

    5. Close all other applications including the antivirus software to avoid any issues.

    How-to Guides

    Case 1: Extend Partition

    There must be an unallocated space adjacent to the partition you want to extend, on the same hard disk.

    Step 1. In this example, there is an unallocated space behind C drive. Right-click the partition (here is C drive) you want to extend and select "Resize Partition".

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    Step 2. Position the mouse pointer on the right border of the partition and drag it rightwards to extend partition. Click "OK".

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    Step 3. It will return to main console, and you can preview the partition to be extended. Click "Apply" to commit the operation.

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    Case 2: Shrink Partition

    Shrink Partition help you release some unused space from one partition and get some unallocated space.

    Step 1. Right-click the partition (here is D drive) you want to shrink and select "Resize Partition".

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    Step 2. Position the mouse pointer on either border of the partition and drag it rightwards or leftwards to shrink partition. Click "OK".

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    Step 3. It will return to main console, and you can preview the unallocated space beside the partition. Click "Apply" to commit the operation.

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    Case 1: Copy Disk Quickly

    In this demonstrator, click "Disk Copy".

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    Step 2. Here, select "Copy Disk Quickly", then click "Next".

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    Step 3. Disk 1 is selected as the source disk by default. In next window, select the destination disk, and then click "Next".

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    Step 4. In this window, adjust the partition size on the destination disk i.e select the option (here is Edit Disk) you want, and click "Next".

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    Step 5. You can preview the disk cloning operation under "Pending Operations". Click "Apply" to commit the operation.

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    Case 2: Sector-by-Sector Copy

    The steps are similar to "Copy Disk Quickly". In step 2, you should select "Sector-by-Sector Copy" as the copy method; in step 3, you should make sure the size (used + unused space) of the destination disk is no less than the size (used + unused space) of the source disk. The rest operation is the same as "Copy Disk Quickly".

    Step 1. Right-click on the partition you want to check and choose Advanced -> Check Partition.

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    Step 2. Select the check errors option (here Check partition and fix errors) you want to perform, and click "OK" to continue. .

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    Step 3. The operation will complete successfully in a few seconds or minutes.

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    The steps are similar for other two options "Check partition" and "Check bad sector"; in step 2, select the check errors option you want to perform, the rest of the steps are same.

    Step 1. In main window, right-click the disk you want to clear and select "Delete All partitions".

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    Step 2. Select delete method in the following dialog, there are two options

    Delete all partitions: Just deletes the partitions. The deleted data is recoverable.

    Delete all partitions and wipe data: The partitions are deleted and wiped too. The wiped data may not be recovered by data recovery software too.

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    Step 3. Click Apply and then Proceed to execute the operation. The partitions will be deleted successfully in several minutes.

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    Step 1. In the main console, select the data disk you want to convert; right-click it and select "Convert to GPT Disk" (or Convert to MBR Disk) in the drop-down menu.

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    Step 2. Click "OK" to confirm the operation.

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    Step 3. You can preview the conversion under "Pending Operations". Click "Apply" to save the changes and wait for the process to complete.

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    Step 1. In the partition list column of main interface, right-click the primary partition you want to convert and then choose "Advanced" and "Convert to Logical".

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    Step 2. Click "OK" to confirm the operation.

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    Step 3. Click "Apply" to commit the operation.

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    AOMEI Partition Assistant enable users to make Wintogo on Windows 10/8/7. They should have the installation disc, ISO file or ESD file of the supported systems.

    Step 1. Plug the USB drive into a USB 3.0 or 2.0 port on the computer.

    Step 2. The program will automatically display your USB (here is Disk 2). Click "Windows To Go Creator" in the left side.

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    Step 3. The program will automatically detect Windows installation or ISO file, or manually "Browse" the file. Click "OK" to continue.

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    Step 4. Click "Proceed". The program will give you info on the process. Click "Yes" to create the bootable USB or Wintogo.

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    AOMEI Windows To Go Creator also supports installing Windows 10/8/7 on USB drive. It makes BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) possible.

    Step 1. Main Interface, click "Migrate OS to SSD" on the left side under "Wizards". In the pop-up window, click "Next" to continue.

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    Step 2. Select a partition or an unallocated space on the destination disk (SSD or HDD), and then click "Next".

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    Step 3. Here, you can keep default settings or modify information of the partition on new disk.

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    Step 4. Set up all the information, click "Next" to read the note about "Boot Operating System". Click "Finish".

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    Step 5. It will return to the main interface. You can preview changes under "Pending Operations". Click "Apply" to save the changes and commit the operation.

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    Step 1. Click "Make Bootable Media" on the left side under "Wizards", confirm the operation you want to perform and then click "Next" to continue.

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    Step 2. The program will automatically detect Windows AIK is installed or not on the system. If yes, go to step 3, if not, download and install Windows AIK, then click "Next" to go to step 3.

    Step 3. Choose one of the three options (here is USB flash drive) to create a bootable media based on Windows PE. Click "Proceed".

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    Step 4. The USB flash drive will be formatted and data on it will be erased. Click "Yes" to format or continue.

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    Step 5. The process of creating WinPE bootable USB drive will take a few minutes.

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    AOMEI Technology is a software developer that majors in backup & restore, hard disk & partitions management and cloud file transfer. AOMEI products are widely used all over the world. AOMEI built a mature framework in a short span. Today, AOMEI is one of the leading and trusted brands in the field of Technology.

    AOMEI is a word that is integrated with two Chinese words pronunciation. AO means Proud, and represents that AOMEI will be proud of you and your satisfaction. All staffs at AOMEI wants you to be proud to have AOMEI products. As for MEI, it is a plum blossom, which blooms in winter. It is extremely remarkable in snow. MEI is a symbol of persistence and bravery. This spirit was, and is, even will be inspiring all stuffs in AOMEI to make progress in the field of Technology and try the best to let all people around the world benefit from AOMEI products.

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  2. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    I'm already using it since many years. Thx for the post. :)
     
  3. dinosaur07

    dinosaur07 MDL Member

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    Great software indeed. Thanks for the review, yash. Surprisingly, version 8 looks very good as GUI. Excellent piece of software. :)
     
  4. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    #4 Mr.X, Feb 14, 2019
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    Great looking GUI, ease of use, fast to execute partitioning operations. But most importantly AOMEI Partition Assistant has an advanced technology to take care of your hard disk drive or modern solid state drive by running state-of-the-art algorithms which ensure a correct health and status of theirs.

    AOMEI Parition Assistant, a must-have piece in your tool set.
     
  5. baziroll

    baziroll MDL Member

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    excellent detailed review thank you
     
  6. Raur

    Raur MDL Member

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    Great review @yashkhan ! A must have for those who manage HDD and SSD partitions for OS installations and extending partitions. :)
     
  7. sterchin

    sterchin MDL Member

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    Thanks for the review.
     
  8. grrgrr

    grrgrr MDL Member

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    The GUI is neat and easy to use. I wonder if it allows creating virtual disk from physical?