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How to Migrate Windows 10 from HDD to SSD?

Updated on Aug 28, 2018 by Tracy King to Backup Utility

Summary:
This tutorial article tells how to migrate/clone Windows 10 to SSD, or move Windows 10 from HDD to SSD with EaseUS system migration freeware without any data loss.

Why need to migrate Windows 10 from HDD to SSD?

If you're tired of waiting for your computer to boot up or your programs to load, then you want a solid-state drive (SSD) in your machine. Now that SSD is more affordable than ever, you should consider getting one for your desktop machine, but it may not quite familiar for you to migrate Windows 10 from HDD to SSD. That's the problem that EaseUS Todo Backup is designed to solve.

In case Windows 10 is installed on a regular hard disk, users can migrate Windows 10 system to new SSD by cloning the system drive with the help of disk imaging software. If you are looking for a free method to completely migrate Windows 10 from HDD to SSD or clone Windows 8.1 to SSD, EaseUS Todo Backup Free can be the best choice for you.

How to migrate Windows 10 to SSD with EaseUS Todo Backup

EaseUS Todo Backup Free is a secure and effective system backup and disk clone software which is fully compatible with latest Windows sytems including Windows 10 Redstone, Threshold 2 etc. And the disk clone feature of EaseUS Todo Backup allows users to clone and migrate whole computer data including system to a new SSD without losing any data. Follow the step-by-step tutorial to move Windows 10 from HDD to SSD by cloning disk with EaseUS Todo Backup Free.

Video tutorial of transferring Windows 10 to SSD

Step-by-step guide of Windows 10 migration

Notice: If you are trying to clone Windows 10 to a new HDD or SSD disk, please do remember to empty the disk in advance. 
One more thing that you can do is to convert your HDD/SSD disk to MBR or GPT - exact the same as your current system disk, which will allow you to effortlessly boot system after cloning Windows system.

Let's see how to clone your Windows 10 OS to a new HDD/SSD without reinstallation Windows OS now:

Step 1. Connect the new HDD/SSD to your PC
Step 2. Run EaseUS Todo Backup for Windows 10 Clone
Select System Clone on the left tool panel by clicking the icon at the left top corner.

Choose system clone mode in EaseUS Todo Backup.

Step 3. Choose the destination disk - HDD/SSD to save Windows 10 system
Choose the new HDD or SSD as your target disk for saving the cloned Windows 10 system. 
Then click Proceed to start cloning Windows 10 to HDD/SSD now.

Choose disk to save Windows 10 system.

After this, insert your new HDD or SSD into your computer and reboot PC, change boot order to set computer boot from new HDD/SSD with cloned Windows 10 system:

  • Restart PC and press F2 or F8 to enter BIOS settings.
  • In the Boot option, select new HDD/SSD as the new boot drive and save all the changes.
  • Exit BIOS and restart the computer, you should be able to see Windows 10 running on your new disk without any problems.

Follow these simple steps, you can migrate Windows 10 OS from HDD to new SSD easily. Besides, EaseUS Todo Backup Free can also backup and restore the Windows 10 disk/partition and data on HDD/SSD.