Transfer Data with Windows 11/10 Migration Tool

EaseUS Todo PCTrans is the best Windows 11/10 migration tool. It allows you to transfer all your data and programs from Windows XP/7/8 to Windows 11/10 or to a new computer.

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Why you need a Windows 11/10 migration tool

If you want to keep your personal data, installed programs and settings after updating your computer from former operating system to the newest Windows 11/10 or buying a new computer that already comes with Windows 11/10, a Windows 11/10 migration tool will play an important role in getting things done. Without it, you have to manually transfer each of your files, and reinstall all the applications one by one.

If you want to upgrade the hardware, such as replace the disk or even get a new computer, the one thing you need is to transfer the Windows 11/10 system. It is really a tedious job that takes much of your time and efforts. I believe it will be the last thing you want to do in the world.It is really a tedious job that takes much of your time and efforts. I believe it will be the last thing you want to do in the world.

So, get ready with me, no matter what you want to migrate, we provide two tools used for Windows 11/10 migration.

What is the best Windows 11/10 migration tool

1. Transfer programs, data, settings to another computer.

Since you don't want to manually transfer your files and programs, it is important for you to find a reliable Windows 11/10 migration tool. But which one is the best? We strongly recommend you try EaseUS Todo PCTrans. It is a powerful PC transfer software that can make data transfer in Windows 11/10 much easier. With simple clicks, you'll be able to transfer all your data and installed applications from Windows XP/7/8 to Windows 11/10 or from an old computer to a new computer coming with Windows 11/10.

2. Transfer system to the new pc.

Here are two cases you may want to know:

      Case 1: transfer Windows 11/10 system to new pc.

      Case 2: transfer Windows 11/10 system to new disk.

System migration is not easy as the file migration. EaseUS Todo Backup can be the best helper for you. A user-complimented software committed to move/clone your newly Windows 11/10 system to create a better operating environment.

How to transfer data and applications with EaseUS Windows 11/10 migration tool

EaseUS Windows 11/10 migration tool is not only an easy but also secure way for data transfer in Windows 11/10. The steps below present you how to transfer files and apps between two computers. If you want to transfer files between two different operating systems on the same computer, refer to the article about how to transfer files from Windows 7 to Windows 11/10 instead.

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Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on your source and target computers, connect both PCs via the internet.

1. At the "PC to PC" section, choose the transfer direction and click "Start" to continue. 


2. Select your target computer via its device name, then enter its account password or verification code. Then click "Connect" to continue.

You can check the verification code on the right top of "PC to PC" mainscreen on the target computer.

connect the two pcs

Step 2. Select the categories Applications, Files, and Accounts to transfer via the internet.

If you want to transfer data selectively, click "Edit" under each category, and choose the specific items.

select applications, files or accounts

Step 3. Click "Transfer" to start transferring your apps/files/accounts from one computer to another computer via the Internet.

transfer applications, files or accounts via internet

Moreover, if your machine is run out of space that may affect Windows 11/10 upgrading, you may interest in how to move apps from ssd to hdd. The App Migration feature is the appropriate choice!

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How to transfer system with EaseUS Windows 11/10 migration tool

Case 1: Transfer system to another pc via the Windows migration tool

Only under the corresponding driver can the hardware run normally. EaseUS Todo Backup provides a System Transfer feature can help users to migrate system to a new computer.

Step 1. Create an Emergency Disk to USB

1. Connect an empty USB flash drive or external hard drive (with over than 100GB space) to your PC.

Note: Initialize the USB or external hard drive as MBR, and create two partitions: set the first partition as FAT32 and the second partition as NTFS.  

2. Run EaseUS Todo Backup and click "Tools" > "Create Emergency Disk".

Create emergency disk for transfer OS to new computer.

3. Choose USB as the disk location to create the emergency disk and click "Create".

The bootable disk will help you boot computer and transfer system image to the new PC.

Start creating emergency disk for system transfer.

Step 2. Create System Backup Image on Source Computer

1. Click "OS" on the main page and Windows OS will be selected by default.

2. Choose the second partition of the USB drive which contains the emergency disk to save system image.

You may also save system backup image to another empty external disk (which must be equal or bigger than the system C drive).

Create system image for transferring system to new computer.

3. Click "Backup Now" to start creating a system backup image to the target device.

Step 3. Boot Target Computer from EaseUS Todo Backup Emergency Disk

1. Eject EaseUS emergency disk and system backup image USB and connect it to the new computer.

2. Restart PC and press "DEL/F2/F10/F12" to boot into BIOS. 

3. Go to the boot menu and set the computer to boot from the EaseUS Todo Backup emergency disk.

If you want to restore the system image to a GPT disk, you need to change the boot mode to EUFI in BIOS. Then your computer will enter EaseUS Todo Backup main interface.

Step 4. Transfer System to the New Computer

Note: Restoring system image to the new computer will erase the data on the target disk. Remember to back up the files in advance or use an empty disk to restore the system image to avoid data loss.

1. On EaseUS Todo Backup main interface, click "Tools" > "System Transfer".

Start transferring system to new computer.

2. Select the system image on your USB external drive and click "OK" to continue.

Choose system image to transfer.

3. Then click "Proceed" to start transferring the system to a new computer.

Start transferring system to the new computer.

Step 5. Restart PC with transferred system

1. Enter BIOS and set computer to boot up from the drive with the transferred system.

2. Save all changes and restart your computer.

3. Update all drive drivers and programs to ensure all things will work just fine on the new computer.

Case 2: Transfer system to another disk via Windows migration wizard

The hard drive is of great significance to the computer, and even affects the normal use of the pc.

If you want to change disk but do not want to re-install the system, you can use the System Clone of EaseUS Todo Backup, which enables you clone Windows 11/10 OS to new SSD.

Steps: Click System Clone > Choose the target drive > Click Proceed 

🚩More Information: Best User Profile Migration Wizard on Windows

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Updated by Roxanne

Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created over 200 posts that help users solve multiple issues and failures on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, and Macs. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interests.

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Written 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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Transfer Data with Windows 11/10 Migration Tool

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