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[Solved] Windows Easy Transfer 7 to 10

Updated on Sep 12, 2019 by Tracy King to PC Transfer

Summary:
Can you use Windows Easy Transfer to migrate Windows 7 to Windows 10? The answer is NO, because Windows Easy Transfer is discontinued in Windows 10. On this page, you will learn a user-friendly Windows Easy Transfer alternative - EaseUS Todo PCTrans to transfer data from Windows 7 to Windows 10 in one-click.

Windows Easy Transfer 7 to 10?

"I have used Windows Easy Transfer to back up my old Windows 7 PC's data to an external HDD. Will I be able to restore the Easy Transfer data to my new Windows 10 PC?"

Windows Easy Transfer is a specialized file transfer program developed by Microsoft which allows users to transfer personal files and settings from a computer running an earlier version of Windows to a computer running a later version from Windows 2000 to Windows 8.

If you also want to use Windows Easy Transfer to transfer Windows 7 to Windows 10 just as well as the users above, you may be disappointed since there is no Windows Easy Transfer in Windows 10. In this case, how to transfer files from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for an upgrade or data sharing? Don’t worry, here comes an excellent PC transfer software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans, acting as the Windows Easy Transfer alternative to help you migrate from Windows 7 to Windows 10 easily and quickly.

Todo PCTrans VS Windows Easy Transfer  

We can see clearly from the above table, Windows Easy Transfer has many limitations, like incompatible with Windows 10 neither supports programs transfer. Therewith, if you want to transfer data and applications from Windows 7 to Windows 10, EaseUS Todo PCTrans is a smart choice. Read the following guides.

Comparison Todo PCTrans Windows Easy Transfer
Operating systems  Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Windows Server 2003 - 2019 Windows 2000 - Windows 8
Windows version Tranfer data from a 64-bit to 32-bit system and vice versa Does not support migration from a 64-bit to a 32-bit system
Items transferred Data, files, folders, user profile and account, settings, applications Data, files, folders, user profile & settings
Transfer speed Faster General

We can see clearly from the above table, Windows Easy Transfer has many limitations, like incompatible with Windows 10 neither supports programs transfer. Therewith, if you want to transfer data and applications from Windows 7 to Windows 10, EaseUS Todo PCTrans is a smart choice. Read the following guides.

Windows 10 Easy Transfer Alternative - EaseUS Todo PCTrans

EaseUS Todo PCTrans allows you to share files between Windows 7 and Windows 10 in one click. And the supported file types are files, data, programs, user profile, and settings.

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Feel free to download EaseUS Todo PCTrans and let this software help. It's 100% secure and clean. If you want to transfer a big number of apps, programs, and files to Windows 10, please activate it first to gain unlimited transferring capacity.

 

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Step 1. Select the transfer mode.

  • Download and install EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs.
  • Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on the PCs and click "PC to PC" on one of them.
  • Make sure your PCs meet the requirements of a smooth transfer and click "Continue".
select transfer mode

Step 2. Connect the PCs.

  • Choose the other PC by its device name or IP address and click "Connect". Then Enter the login password of the other PC and click "OK".
  • Check the transfer direction and click "OK" to continue.
connect the PCs

Step 3. Select the content you want to transfer.

  • Hover on the category (Applications, Files, or Accounts) and click "Edit".
  • Choose the specific items you want to transfer and click "Finish".
select the content you want to transfer

Step 4. Transfer selected items from Windows 7 to Windows 10.

  • Click "Transfer" to start transferring applications, files, or accounts from Windows 7 to Windows 10.
  • Wait for the transfer process to finish and then click "OK".
transfer data from Windows 7 to Windows 10

Now, you've finished the whole process to transfer data from Windows 7 to Windows 10 by applying EaseUS Todo PCTrans. This tool also supports data transfer/migration on different computers with different Windows OS, such as transfer XP to Windows 10.

Windows Easy Transfer for Windows 7

Although Windows Easy Transfer can't be used in Windows 10, you still can use it to transfer data among Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1. You can find detailed steps here. Download Windows Easy Transfer and run it on both of your computers in advance.

Step 1: Plug the Windows transfer cable into a free USB port on each of the PCs. Open Windows Easy Transfer.

Windows Easy Transfer ask to choose computer that you are using now.

Step 2: On the new computer, you need to select whether this is a new or old computer.

Windows Easy Transfer ask to choose computer that you are using now.

Step 3: The transfer will ask you whether you need to install Windows Easy Transfer on your old computer. Choose "I already installed it on my old computer" or "My old computer is running Windows 7."

Windows Easy Transfer asks to install one in the old computer.

Step 4: Windows Easy Transfer will connect two computers and then you can choose what you want to transfer from Windows 7 to Windows 8/8.1. 

Windows Easy Transfer connects two computers to transfer data.

Choose "Advanced" to select specific files to transfer rather than the whole folder.

Windows Easy Transfer offers advanced option for users.

Back in the main window, the "Advanced Options…" lets you decide whether to pull the whole user account associated with the files and settings from the old PC to the new PC or to merge it into an account already on the new PC.

Windows Easy Transfer helps to transfer all data from one PC to the one.

Step 5: After choosing the wanted files, select "Transfer". Then wait patiently. You'll finally successfully use Windows 7 Easy Transfer.
Windows Easy Transfer 7