Windows Easy Transfer for Windows 8

Roxanne updated on Dec 18, 2018 to PC Transfer | How-to Articles

Now Microsoft is ending Windows 8 support and all Windows 8 users have three choices - upgrade to Windows 8.1, upgrade to Windows 10, or downgrade to Windows 7. However, any of these options requires users to reinstall their system, reinstall applications, manually set up their computers and sometimes may cause unexpected data loss disasters. So here we would like to introduce you reliable Windows 8 easy transfer and shows you how to use this tool to transfer your installed programs, data, settings, and everything important from Windows 8 to other Windows versions.   

What is the best Windows easy transfer for Windows 8

Whether you choose to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1/10 or downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7, you should find a reliable Windows 8 easy transfer tool if you want to keep your program, data or settings in a safe way. But which the best one? Here we recommend you try EaseUS PC transfer software. The program is a professional and user-friendly utility which is designed to help users migrate applications, data, and settings from an older computer to a newer one or from the previous OS to new OS after Windows in-place upgrade, which can save you a lot of time and effort in the process.

Steps to transfer data, programs, and settings with Windows 8 easy transfer

EaseUS Windows easy transfer for Windows 8 is a very easy-to-use tool. When you use it to migrate installed programs, data, settings, and everything important from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1/10, you just need to create an image file of the apps, files, or account information from your Windows 8 to an external storage device, then copy and recover the image file to your computer after Windows 8.1 or 10 is installed.


For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

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

For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

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About EaseUS Todo PCTrans

EaseUS Todo PCTrans can transfer settings, applications and data between PCs and HDDs. Your all-round PC transfer and migrate software to upgrade devices without re-installation.