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How to Transfer Data from One User Account to Another in Windows 10

Updated on Jan 21, 2019 by Jean to PC Transfer

Summary:
You can learn the most straighforward way here to transfer data from one user account to another user account in Windows 10 on a same computer or between computers with EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

How Do I Transfer Files from One User to Another in Windows 10

"I just changed the settings on my computer so that there can be multiple users on it. My problem is that the new user I created has none of the various files and applications that are on the default user. How do I transfer those files from the default user to the one I created?"

It's common to see that families or colleagues share the same computer or laptop. To protect the privacy of each independent member, it's good to make their user account. Only with a login password or a granted permission from user A, user B can get free access to user A's files and installed programs.

However, things can be different. For example, to fix a corrupt user profile, one of the most suggested ways is to create a new account. In this regard, people have to take a further step to move all necessary files and program from the old user account to the newly created one. But how?

Windows 10 Easy User Account Data Transfer Tool

Instead of teaching you how to copy and paste the old user data to the new in an awkward way, we'd like to bring you an advanced Windows 10 easy user account transfer tool, which is called EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

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For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Advantages

You may wonder why it's recommended, and answers are here, presenting in full lists.

  • Support Windows easy transfer of files and applications across Windows operating system. For example, from Windows 10 to Windows 10, from Windows 7 to Windows 10.
  • Support easy transfer both on the same computer and between computers.
  • Support two transfer modes: via creating an image file or via the network.

Guide: Transfer Data from One User Account to Another on the Same Computer

When it comes to user account transfer, including personal files along with programs, it's better to use the image transfer mode of EaseUS Todo PCTrans. By using the software to create an image or several images of the contents of one user account and restore to the other account, you can accomplish the while transfer job perfectly.

 

Step 1: Create an image file

1. Connect your USB (flash) drive/external hard drive to your source computer. Launch Todo PCTrans, click "Image Transfer" > "Start" on the main screen.

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 1

2. Select "Create Image File" > "Create" to move on.

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 2

3. At this step, you can customize the image name, and click the "Browse" button to choose your USB drive as the destination to store image. Then, choose "confirm" to let Todo PCTrans start analyzing all the applications and data that can be transferred.

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 3

4. The size of Applications, User Accounts and Files will be displayed after the program finishes initializing. You can click "Edit" > "Finish" to choose the specific data to create an image. Next, click "Create" to continue.

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 4

5. Click "OK" to quit when the image creation has accomplished.

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 5

Step 2: Recover via image file

1. Plug in your USB drive to the target PC and open Todo PCTrans. Click "Image Transfer" > "Start" > "Recover via Image File" > "Recover".

recover via an image file - Step 1

2. Click "Browse" to find the image file. Then, choose "Recover" and go to the next step.

recover via an image file - Step 2

3. Now, you can select Applications/Files/Accounts you want to recover.

recover via an image file - Step 3

4. Or you can click the "Edit" button to choose the specific data to be transferred flexibly.

recover via an image file - Step 4

5. Besides, you can click the edit icon > "Submit" to change the target path to recover the files.

recover via an image file - Step 5

6. When all these done, click "Recover" to finish transferring data from one PC to the other in a data-safe way.

recover via an image file - Step 6

That's how you use EaseUS Todo PCTrans to transfer data from one user account to the other user account in all Windows. You can give a try to transfer from PC to PC  for two user accounts on two different computers.

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For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP