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How to Use Windows Easy Transfer to Migrate XP to Windows 10

Updated on Apr 19, 2019 by Tracy King to PC Transfer

If you are trying to find a professional Windows easy transfer to help transfer XP to Windows 10, EaseUS Todo PC Trans can help. This software is a professional Windows easy transfer which can transfer XP to Windows 10 for you with ease.

Why need to find Windows easy transfer to migrate XP to Windows 10

"Is it possible to use Windows easy transfer to migrate XP to Windows 10? Or how to use Windows easy transfer to migrate XP to Windows 10? My friend told me last Friday that she planned to upgrade her XP into Windows 10 and asked me how to make that possible? And before installing new Windows 10 into her old XP computer, she wanted to migrate or transfer XP data into her other Windows 10 computer."

Have no clue about how to settle this case? If you are worried about how to migrate XP data into Windows 10 with Windows easy transfer tool, you are at the right place now. Here we'll introduce two methods to help you use Windows easy transfer to transfer Windows XP to Windows 10 effortlessly.

Solution 1: Use Built-in Windows Easy Transfer to Migrate XP to Windows 10

In order to help you solve data transfer problems between computers that run in different operating systems, Microsoft offers Windows users with Windows easy transfer which is able to transfer data from Windows 8 to 10 or migrate data from Windows 7 to 10. Of course, it also supports to move data from XP to Windows 10. Let's see how to apply this tool to transfer XP data to Windows 10: download Windows Easy Transfer first.

Step 1: Plug the Windows transfer cable into a free USB port on each of the PCs. Open Windows Easy Transfer. (On the new computer, you need to select whether this is the new or old computer.)

Step 2: The transfer will ask whether you need to install Windows Easy Transfer on your old computer. Choose "I already installed it on my old computer".

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

Step 3: Windows Easy Transfer will connect two computers and then you can choose what you want to transfer from XP to Windows 10. 

Windows Easy Transfer connects two computers to transfer data.

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 4: After choosing wanted files, select "Transfer". Then wait patiently. You'll finally successfully use Windows easy transfer XP to Windows 10.
Successfully use Windows easy transfer XP to Windows 10.

Solution 2: A Simpler Windows easy transfer to Move XP to Windows 10 - EaseUS Todo PC Trans

After reading the above method, are you planning to give up the idea to migrate data from XP to Windows 10? Can you bear the loss of letting important data being overwritten by new Windows 10 system data and files? Here we'd like to introduce you an easier and simpler PC transfer software to migrate data from XP to Windows 10. It is EaseUS Todo PC Trans which supports users to directly move or migrate Windows XP to Windows 10, either on the same computer or between two different computers. 

Download and install 100% secure EaseUS Todo PC Trans on both of your computer and let it help you migrate your data from one OS to another.


Step 1: Download and launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both of your computers.

Step 2: Select the transfer mode

  • PC to PC - This mode helps to transfer files, applications between PCs with different operating systems via network LAN
  • Image Transfer - This mode helps to create the image of files, applications, and transfer between PCs with different OS without internet/LAN
  • App Migration - This mode helps to transfer installed programs and software from C drive to other drive or external storage device without reinstallation.
transfer files from pc to pc via network

Step 3: Transfer files between two different operation systems

To transfer files from PC to PC (via Internet)

Tip: This is the most recommended way to transfer data from one operating system to another on two computers. Also, make sure that the computers reside on the same LAN.

1. Click the "PC to PC" button to move on and click "Continue". Connect two computers on the same LAN via the IP address.

transfer files between different operating system

2. Select the files or data that you want to transfer. Click the edit icon to browse a new location on the target PC to save transferred files.

transfer files between different operating system

3. Click "Transfer" to transfer files between two different operating systems.

click transfer

Transfer files from PC to PC without network (via Image Transfer)

Tip: For computers not on the same LAN, or, for a dual-boot system, you can only pick up this method.

1. Select "Image Transfer" and click "Start".

transfer files via image

2. Click "Create", select the destination to store the image. Usually, USB or external hard drive is more preferable.

transfer files via image

3. Choose the folders, programs to create the image.

transfer files via image

4. Connect the device with created image to the target computer and run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on it, choose "Recover" and select the files to transfer.

transfer files via image

For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP