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Transfer and Migrate Windows 10 with License to A New Computer

Dec 08, 2017 / Posted by Tracy King to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
Are you looking for simple way to transfer Windows 10 from your current computer to a new PC? Here this page will guide you to easily migrate Windows 10 with license code to a new computer without reinstallation system again. Follow to see how to move Windows 10 from an old computer to a new PC now.

How to transfer Windows 10 with license code to a new computer without reinstallation?

"Does anyone of you know how to move, transfer or migrate Windows system from computer to another new PC without reinstalling the OS? 
I have a question that how can I migrate and transfer Windows 10 from my old computer to a new one? Last week, I bought a new laptop, and I think that if I can migrate and transfer my current system Windows 10 from the old computer to the new one without reinstallation, things will be perfect.

But how? Is it possible to move the Windows 10 system, activation key and all wanted data from the old computer to a new PC? If you have a solution, please help me out. Thanks."

Upgrading Windows PC and transferring Windows system from an old device to a new computer is quite complex and challenging for ordinary users. But if you want to find a way to migrate your Windows 10 with license code to a new computer, you still have a chance. 

A complete solution is available for you to try now and you can just follow the next four steps to get your Windows system with license code transferred to your new PC now:

Step 1. Clone Windows 10 system to an external hard drive or device

To migrate your current Windows 10 to a new computer, your first job is to clone the whole Windows 10 system and boot partition to an external device.

Here you can directly let the best Windows backup and recovery software - EaseUS Todo Backup help. This software you supports to backup and clone Windows system and restore to a new computer for free within 30 days. Just download and install it on your two computers and apply it to clone your Windows 10 now:

1. Connect an external hard drive or device to your old PC.
Launch and run EaseUS Todo Backup and click System Clone;

Transfer Windows 10 to a new computer.

2. EaseUS system clone will automatically select your present system and boot partition files.
All you need is to select target disk - destination drive (an external hard drive or USB) to clone system to;
Do remember to click Advanced options and select Sector by sector clone to clone all system files to target disk;
If your destination disk is an SSD, Optimize for SSD shall also be checked.

Clone Windows 10 system.

3. After this, click Next and click Proceed to complete the process.

When the system clone system completes, continue with Step 2.

Step 2. Restore cloned Windows 10 system to a new computer

Now that you can connect the external hard drive which contains cloned Windows 10 system to your new PC and run EaseUS Todo Backup to restore the system to a new computer:

1. Launch and run EaseUS Todo Backup and click System Transfer;

Transfer Windows 10 to new computer.

2.Select the cloned system image - Windows 10 image to restore to the new computer.

Select Windows 10 image to restore to a new computer.

3. Select a location - C drive to restore Windows 10 system image.
Click Advanced options to check System Transfer box.

Transfer Windows 10 to a new PC without reinstallation.

4.Click Proceed to restore Windows 10 system image to a new computer.
Now you need to reboot PC and activate it with Step 3 and Step 4. 

Step 3. Uninstall Windows 10 license/key on the old computer

If you don’t want to purchase a new license code to activate Windows 10 on your new computer, you can directly uninstall the Windows 10 license on your old PC with the below steps:

1. Find and save your current Windows 10 license code or product activation key to an external storage device
2. Press Win + X on your old computer and select Command Prompt (Admin).
3. Type: slmgr.vbs /upk and hit Enter.

Uninstall Windows 10 license.

Wait for the process to complete and you can use the activation key to activate Windows 10 on your new PC now.

Step 4. Activate Windows 10 on the new computer with uninstalled license

Now you are at the last step - to activate Windows 10 on your new PC with the uninstalled license. Just follow the below guidelines to wake up Windows 10 now:

1. Go to Settings > System.
2. Click About, click Activate and then enter the uninstalled Windows 10 license to activate it on your new PC.
Wait for the process to complete and then you shall be able to use transferred Windows 10 on your new PC again.