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How to Transfer Programs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

2016-01-13 14:41:05 Posted by Abby Haines to PC Transfer

Summary:
EaseUS PC transfer software can help you to transfer programs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 in a safe way with simple steps. Try it whenever you have a need!

What is the best way to transfer programs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1?

Microsoft has killed Windows 8 support. From 13 January 2016, the company will not longer release security patches for the new operating system from 13 January 2016. Any holes hackers find will be left unpatched and the operating system is now fundamentally insecure. If you’re still using Windows 8 then it is time to upgrade to Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or downgrade to Windows 7 quickly.

Even there are three options, but for those who like Windows 8 operating system might want to upgrade to Windows 8.1. But they have to manually reinstall all of the installed programs on their computer if they choose to do a clean install of Windows 8.1. It is really a tedious and time wasting job! Is there any easy way to solve this problem? Of course yes. In this page, we introduce you how to transfer programs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 with EaseUS PC transfer software. It can help you move all installed applications from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1.

Transfer programs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 with EaseUS PC transfer software

EaseUS PC transfer software is an efficient and user-friendly utility that make setting up a computer easier. It can assist you in migrating applications, data, and settings from an older computer to a newer one or from the previous OS to new OS after Windows upgrade. Since the program is designed for average users, so it requires no professional knowledge or technical skill.

Step 1: Launch EaseUS PC Transfer software. Choose "Via an image file" and then click "Create the image file" to create a image file first.

Create a image file to transfer programs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

Step 2: Choose the programs or files you want to transfer and specified a destination folder where you want to save the image file. You'd better save it to an external hard drive or other partitions except C drive.

Choose the programs you want to transfer from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

Step3: After system upgrade, check all your applications and data. If applications or data is lost, you can use the image file that has been made before. Run the EaseUS Todo PCTrans again, choose "Via an image file" and "Transfer from the image file". Then choose the image file of your applications and data and click "Transfer" to restore those programs and data.

Transfer programs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 via the image file