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How to Transfer Microsoft Office to Another Computer with Flash Drive

Updated on Dec 19, 2018 by Jean to PC Transfer

Summary:
There are many ways to copy and transfer Microsoft Office to another computer without reinstalling, however on this page, you are going to learn a uniquely easy and fast way to start. Let's read in details about how to transfer Microsoft Office, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint from one desktop/laptop to another with simply a USB flash drive and a Windows easy transfer tool.

Two things you need to prepare in advance:

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"Can I just copy the MS Word program from one computer to another with a USB drive? I tried, but the Office doesn't run on the destination computer as expected. Where did it go wrong?"

The short answer is an absolute NO. You cannot copy any program from one computer to another unless that program is portable. Microsoft Office certainly isn't. You can easily copy the MS Office setup files to your USB but that will not gonna help you to run the application on another computer.

MS Office will create hundreds of thousands of entries in Windows Registry, which you can hardly carry along while trying to copy the application. That's why you need help from the recommended Windows easy transfer software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans. It can copy and transfer Microsoft Office from one laptop to another in two ways: over network or image transfer. Here, since you prefer using a flash drive, we're going to teach you how to use EaseUS Todo PCTrans to transfer Microsoft Office, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint from one desktop/laptop to another with simply a USB flash drive.

Guide: Transfer Microsoft Office to another computer with a flash drive

For example, we're going to transfer the application from computer A to computer B.

Install EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both Computer A and B.

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Step 1. Create an image file of Microsoft on the flash drive.

1. Download and install EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs. Connect the USB flash drive to the source PC. Then launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on the source computer and go to "Image Transfer" > "Start".

Select Image Transfer

2. Hover on "Create Image File" and choose "Create".

Choose Create Image File

3. Set an image name according to your preference and click "Browse" to save the image file on your USB flash drive. Then hover on "Applications" and choose "Edit". Afterward, you will see the list of the applications on your computer. Choose Microsoft Office and click "Finish".

Choose applications

Step 2. Restore the image file on the new PC.

1. Connect the USB flash drive that you saved the image file to the new PC. Then launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans and go to "Image Transfer" > "Start".

Choose Image Transfer

2. Hover on "Recover via Image File" and choose "Recover".

Choose Recover Image File

3. Hover on the image file you just created and click "Recover". If the image file is not shown on the screen, click "Browse" to select the image file.

Choose Create Image File

4. Go to "Applications" > "Edit", select Microsoft Office, and choose "Finish". Then click "Recover" in the screen to start the recovery process. When it has done, you can go to check and use Microsoft Office on your new PC.

Recover the image file

By following all the steps here, you can successfully move the MS Office from computer A to computer B. By this way of EaseUS transfer, you can run MS on any other computer without reinstalling!

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For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP