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Transfer Windows 10 System Files to New HDD or SSD

Updated on Dec 07, 2018 by Brithny to Partition Master

Summary:
EaseUS partition software enables you to transfer Windows 10 system files to new HDD or SSD in simple steps. You can try it to migrate windows 10 to new HDD or SSD without data loss.

How can I transfer Windows 10 system files to new HDD or SSD

When Windows 10 is available, I upgraded my laptop the new system. It is really amazing. But later, I bought a new SSD on Amazon and planned to use it as the boot drive. So I can use the old hard drive as a storage device for data backup or data transfer. Obviously, I need to migrate os from HDD to SSD to achieve this goal. Otherwise, I have to reinstall Windows 10. But I have never tried to transfer Windows 10 system files to new HDD or SSD. And I completely have no idea about how to do it. Is there any program can help? Please give me some suggestion!

Many users tried to move Windows 10 to new HDD or SSD for different reasons such as hard drive upgrade, setting up a new computer, etc. But most of them encountered difficulties when they doing the migration job. So in this page, we would like to introduce how to transfer Windows 10 system files to new HDD or SSD in simple steps. You can try it when you facing a Windows 10 transfer job.   

Transfer Windows 10 system files to new HDD or SSD

First, we want to introduce you a Windows 10 migration tool that you need to use, EaseUS partition software. The program is usually used by people for hard disk partition management. But with a feature of "Migrate OS to HDD/SSD", it also allows you to transfer system between HDD and SSD without losing any data. Now you can try it! 

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

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.