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Tutorial: How to Transfer User Account to A New PC in Windows

Updated on Oct 08, 2019 by Tracy King to PC Transfer

Summary:
This tutorial page provides you with a straightforward method to transfer User Account with all settings like password, user account data, personalization and even power settings to a new PC with simple clicks. If you need to move your user account settings to a new PC, just follow this page and apply the best Windows PC transfer software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans for help now.

How do you transfer a user account to another computer?

Case 1. Can I transfer my user account from my desktop to a new laptop?

"Does anyone know how to transfer the Windows user account and its password, personal settings, etc. to a new laptop in the same network?
I bought a new laptop home yesterday and I want to use my old user account with settings on the new laptop 
instead of creating a new account. 
So is there a way that can help me do this?
"

Case 2. How do you transfer a user account to a new PC under different network?

"Here is my case that I forgot to bring my laptop and I’m on a trip to a new city with a borrowed laptop. I created a new user account on it and created some useful document on the laptop.
There will be two days left before I went home. I want to carry the user account with all new files that I created on the borrowed computer. So I want to know is it possible to transfer a user account with all settings and files from the current computer to my laptop at home? I mean that these two computers are under different networks, so do I still have the chance? How?
"

Due to varied needs and diverse reasons, many Windows users are now having the problem about how to transfer and move a user account with password, personalization and even the power settings to a new PC or laptop. If you one of these people who are urgent of transferring user account between PCs, relax and find the best solution here now.

Best Solution: Transfer User Account with Settings to New PC with EaseUS Todo PCTrans

Some of you may think that the Windows built-in transfer tool - Windows Easy Transfer might help to transfer a user account between two computers. Indeed, Windows Easy Transfer does work to transfer files in Windows 7 and Windows 8. 
But the problem is that Windows Easy Transfer doesn’t support Windows 10. It means that if you are a Windows 10 user, you can’t transfer files to a new PC. The User Account which is unsupported of course.

So what it the best way to do the job? There are many Windows transfer tools on the market now. However, for the consideration of protecting your privacy and network security, we would recommend you to be very careful than to download a ‘just-ok’ tool for help.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans is a 100% safe Windows transfer software which has 3 advantages listed as below that you can fully trust it and apply it to transfer and move a user account with all settings to a new PC on your own now:

1. All Windows OS supported: EaseUS Todo PCTrans supports all Windows Operating Systems including Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP and even Vista, etc.
2. PC to PC and Image Transfer modes satisfy different needs: EaseUS Todo PCTrans supports you to transfer files to another PC via network or image. 
If your PCs are using the same network, you can transfer files via network.
Image mode allows you to transfer files to another PC in or not in the same network by some simple clicks.

3. 100% safe for transferring files, no privacy leaking: EaseUS Todo PCTrans is 100% secure for you to apply for file transferring and even user account transferring without leaking or losing your private information.

How to get this tool? It’s available for you to download and install on your PC for free here now:

Download

For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Tutorial: Steps to Transfer User Account to New PC

Notice:
There are two ways to transfer user account between PCS by using EaseUS Todo PCTrans.
If you want to transfer many files between PCs, activate this tool to its pro version before you follow the guidelines below.

You can follow either way to transfer the user account with all settings to a new PC now:

Transfer User Account to a new PC via the network

Step 1. Install and launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both two devices. On the source PC, select "PC to PC" to continue.

transfer files from one laptop to another - step 1

Step 2. Make sure the two PCs are on the same LAN. Connect to the target PC via its IP address or adding it manually. Enter the login account and password of the target PC and link two PCs by clicking "OK", then choose the direction to transfer files.

transfer files from one laptop to another - step 2

Step 3. Click "Edit" at the Accounts section to specify User Accounts and Settings for transferring.

transfer files from one laptop to another - step 3

Step 4. Enter the user account and password of the source computer, select the User Account Settings, User Data and other settings that you want to transfer. Click "Finish" to confirm.

transfer files from one laptop to another - step 1

Step 5. After selection, click "Transfer" to start to transfer user accounts and settings.

transfer files from one laptop to another - step 5

Transfer User Account to a new PC via the image

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 files via image - step 1

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

Transfer files via image - step 2

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

Transfer files via image - step 3

Step 2. Recover via the created image file.

1. Plugin your USB drive which stores the created image file to the target PC and open EaseUS Todo PCTrans. Click "Image Transfer > Start > Recover via Image File > Recover".

Transfer files from PC to PC via image - step 1

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

Transfer files from via image - step 2

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

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.

Transfer files via image - step 3