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Data matters to us. I still remember the exciting mood when I saw the old photos from my old device (Ready to be sold a second hand.) Those memories are invaluable and worth saving to a safe location. Have you purchased a new Dell PC? We should move it and enjoy the price data, no matter what old or new PC we're using.

This article will teach you how to use Dell to migrate from Windows 8.1 to a higher Windows operating system easily. What does Dell migrate do? Does Dell migrate move programs? See the main content.

What Is Dell Data Assistant?
Is Dell Migrate Free?
How to Transfer File and Settings Using Dell Migrate?
Does Dell Migrate Move Programs?
How Do I Transfer Programs from Dell Computer to Another?

What Is Dell Data Assistant?

Dell data assistant or Dell migrate is a powerful tool that makes it easy to transfer important files and personal settings from your old PC to your new Dell PC. With dell migrate, you can easily import files and settings from various sources, including other computers, cloud storage providers, external drives, and more. Whether you're upgrading your existing computer or simply switching systems, dell migrate makes it easy to ensure that all of your most important data and settings are right where you need them. So if you're looking for a simple way to move all of your files and settings quickly and easily, look no further than dell migrate. With dell data assistant, you can be sure that all of your essential data will be transferred smoothly and efficiently every time.

Dell Data Assistant

Is Dell Migrate Free?

As we check from the official website, Dell is not free - for existing Dell devices, you should click the Buy Online ($49) button and then type the service tag number. 

buy online - Dell Migrate

How to Transfer File and Settings Using Dell Migrate?

Step 1. Click Buy Online from the website.

Step 2. Connect PCs to AC power. Open both the old and new Dell computers. And make sure the PCs are under the same LAN network.

Step 3. Close all running applications. 

Step 4. Start data transfer by running SupportAssist on your PC. Find it from the Start menu. (SupportAssist is preinstalled on the Dell. If not, go to download SupportAssist.)

dell supportassistant

Run it on the target Dell computer.

Click Yes when it says, "Would you like to start using Dell Migrate?".

On the Dell Migrate screen, click "Let's Get Started." And confirm you're on the trusted network. If not, reconnect to a trusted LAN and repeal the steps here.

Step 5. Follow the instruction to download Dell Data Assistant.

When the Migrate page appears, click "Let's get started."> Follow steps to connect two devices > Pair the devices by entering the verification code.

Step 6. Check any data you can migrate and click "Migrate Now."

Twp transfer options: 

  • Move everything for me: It will migrate all files and setting scanned by Dell Migrate.
  • Let me choose what to move - Decide what to transfer or not.

transfer mode - Dell Data Assistant

Now, your files and settings are synced to another computer. But apps are not. Does Dell move program files? 

Does Dell Migrate Move Programs?

No, Dell does not migrate programs when transferring files and settings. Instead, the company focuses on moving essential data and settings from one device to another. This allows users to quickly transfer their important files, documents, and settings from one machine to another without losing any critical information.

While Dell does not migrate programs when transferring data and settings, there are many different ways that this process can be accomplished. For example, some users may move their files over a local network or transfer them using an external hard drive or cloud storage service. Whatever method is used, the goal remains the same: to safely transfer all critical data and settings from one device to another without causing any harm or disruption.

Overall, Dell's focus on migrating files and settings is essential for ensuring that users can seamlessly transfer their information between machines without missing a beat. Whether you're sending work documents to your office computer or setting up a new mobile device, Dell has you covered with an easy-to-use transfer solution that keeps your most valuable data safe and secure.

How Do I Transfer Programs from Dell Computer to Another?

If you are looking for a way to transfer programs from your Dell computer to another device, EaseUS Todo PCTrans can help. This powerful tool makes it easy to move your software and data files between PCs to easily switch between devices without losing any of your important data or software.

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To use EaseUS Todo PCTrans, install the application on both your Dell computer and the device you want to transfer to. Then, select the type of program that you would like to move, such as applications or documents. Next, choose which specific items you would like to copy over, and click the "Transfer" button to initiate the process. 

Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs

Download EaseUS Todo PCTrans and you will be in the PC to PC interface.

Step 2. Choose transfer direction - Old or New Computer

"This is New PC" - Transfer all data from remote old computer to current new computer.

"This is Old PC" - Transfer all data from current old device to a new computer.

choose transfer direction

Step 3. Connect two computers

1. Select your target PC to connect via its IP address or device name and click "Connect".

2. Enter the login password of your target PC and click "OK" to confirm.

If you didn't see the target PC in the listed devices, you can also click "Add PC" to manually connect the target PC by inputting its IP address or device name.

connect two PCs

Step 4. Select apps, programs, and software and transfer to the target computer

1. You can select and choose what you want to transfer from the current computer to the target PC.

2. After selecting desired applications and programs, click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

select apps to transfer from PC to PC

EaseUS Todo PCTrans performs a fast and efficient transfer of all selected items without any complicated configuration or settings. So if you're looking for an easy way to move your programs from one device to another, look no further than EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

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Updated by Tracy King

Tracy became a member of the EaseUS content team in 2013. Being a technical writer for over 10 years, she is enthusiastic about sharing tips to assist readers in resolving complex issues in disk management, file transfer, PC & Mac performance optimization, etc., like an expert.

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