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Transfer Programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10

Updated on Dec 18, 2018 by Abby Haines to PC Transfer

Summary:
EaseUS Todo PCTrans works best to transfer programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10 in simple steps. You can download and try it.

How can I easily transfer programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10

"I planned to upgrade my computer from Windows 7 to the latest Windows 10 and I would like to keep all my programs. I know I can set up a new OS and reinstall all of them manually. But it is really a tedious job. So I was wondering that is there an efficient and easy way to transfer programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Or would I have to reinstall all of them?"

Which tool can help to transfer programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10

A common question for most Windows 7 users who want to upgrade to Windows 10 is - "How can I transfer programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with the least efforts?". It's truly a problem that should get more attention, as every computer user needs to transfer programs from the original Windows 7 system to the new Windows 10.

So, it is an important task to find a reliable program that can help transfer programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10 efficiently with ease. But which is the best one? Here to save your time and efforts, we recommend you EaseUS Todo PCTrans. This tool works best to transfer programs and files from the previous OS to new OS after Windows in-place upgrade. Now you can download and try it.

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For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Steps to transfer programs from Windows 7 to Windows 10

Briefly speaking, the whole process is to create an image file of the apps you want to transfer in Windows 10 and then copy and restore the apps to your computer after Windows 10 is installed. (Both the source computer and target computer mentioned below refer to the computer you are using.)

 

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. Customize the image name, and click the "Browse" button to choose your USB drive as the destination to store the image. Then, click "Confirm" to continue.

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 3

4. Click "Edit"  at Applications, User Accounts, and Files columns to choose the specific data, applications, etc. to create an image.

Click "Finish" to confirm and click "Create" to continue.

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 4

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

Transfer Via an Image File - Step 5

Step 2: Recover via the created image file

1. Plug in your USB drive which stores the created image file 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 locate 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. Click "Finish" to confirm.

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

recover via an image file - Step 5

5. 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
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For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP