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Easy Way to Install Windows 10 on SSD

Updated on Dec 18, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

Do you want to install Windows 10 on SSD? EaseUS partition tool can help you do it without system reinstall while keeping all your data and programs.

Can I Install Windows 10 on SSD Within the Windows 10 Upgrade

"I bought a new SSD from Amazon, thinking that I can replace my old hard drive disk with an SSD when I upgrade my computer to Windows 10. But I don’t know how I can do it. Any positive suggestions? It’s urgent!"

Usually, there are two ways for you to install Windows one is upgrade to Windows 10 and another one is to clean install Windows 10. Both of the two methods are efficient. However, the former one is recommended as it’s easier after comparison. But if you want to install Windows 10 on SSD, you might spend little more efforts. You know, Windows 10 is only free if you are upgrading from previous Windows version. If you want a fresh installing, you should have a legit product key for the Windows 10. Otherwise, your best option would be clone system partition to SSD and upgrade to Windows 10 or upgrade to Windows 10 and transfer Windows 10 OS to SSD.

If you prefer a fresh install of Windows 10 to SSD, refer to this page for a guide: Install Windows OS to SSD.

How to Install Windows 10 on SSD

No matter you choose to get the old Windows system installed on the SSD and then upgrade your computer to Windows 10 or migrate the new Windows 10 partition to the new SSD after a successful Windows 10 upgrade, you need a partition manager. EaseUS partition tool is the one can help you install Windows 10 on SSD through these two ways with ease. 

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Step 1: Run EaseUS Partition Master, select "Migrate OS" from the top menu.

select migrate os

Step 2: Select the SSD or HDD as the destination disk. Then, a warning message tells that the data on the target disk will be erased. Click "OK" to continue.

select the destination disk

Step 3: Preview the layout. If the target disk is an SSD, tick the "Check the option if this is an SSD" option. Then Click "OK".

preview the lay out

Step 4: A pending operation of migrating OS to SSD or HDD will be added. Execute the operation and click "Apply".

apply the process

To boot from the SSD/HDD:

  • 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.