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

Updated on Dec 19, 2018 by Tracy King to PC Transfer

Summary:
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.

Then you will see the three options: "PC to PC", "Image Transfer", and "App Migration". Select the "PC to PC" option and transfer or share files through the network. make sure that the computers reside on the same LAN.

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

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Click "Continue" and select the target computer to connect to.

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Select the files or data that you want to transfer.

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

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Step 2: Select "Image Transfer" if the two computers are not on the same LAN.

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

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Click "Create", select the destination to store the image.

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Choose the folders, programs to create the image.

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Then copy the image to the targeted computer, run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on the new system, choose "Recover" and select the files to transfer.

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Step 3: Select "App Migration" if you want to migrate programs only.

Tip: This feature is specially designed to local hard drives, for example, transfer selected programs from the C drive to D drive on the same computer. But for different operating systems, you need to prepare a removable storage drive in advance, by transferring the programs to the USB flash drive and then use the drive on the other computer running a different operating system.

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Select the applications you want. e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe, Chrome... Choose the connected drive as the destination. Click "Transfer".

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For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP