How to migrate Windows 10?
“I’m going to be ordering a new computer today, and there is no operating system on it. The operating system of my old computer is Windows 10, so I am wander that if there is any method to directly migrate the operating system from the old computer to the new computer? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!”
The best Windows 10 migration software
To migrate Windows 10, you can create a system backup and then restore it to the new hard drive or SSD of your new computer. Thus you can migrate OS by creating an image backup including all critical volumes in Windows 10 or Windows 7. If the operating system of your old computer is Windows 8/8.1, you can still create a system image. But many people may think that migrate OS by Windows built-in tool is very complicated to operate.
So, is there any easier way to migrate Windows 10? Of course, you can use a professional third party Windows 10 migrate software to complete this operation. Here the best Windows 10 migration software - AOMEI Partition Assistant is better for you. You can use the function of Migrate OS to SSD to migrate the operating system to another drive in Windows 10/8/7, Windows XP, as well as Windows Vista.
Easily Migrate Windows 10 with AOMEI Partition Assistant
Here show you the example of how to transfer Windows 10 to new hard drive (SSD for example):
This method is only support transfer operating system from MBR to MBR. If you want to transfer Windows from MBR to GPT, from GPT to MBR, or from GPT to GPT, you can upgrade to AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional to do the following operations.
Before you do:
Connect your new hard drive (SSD) to you old Windows 10 computer. Make sure the SSD has unallocated space which is equal to or larger that the used space of current OS partition, or you can first create unallocated space before migration.
If you plan to migrate Windows 10 to SSD from HDD, you should do hard drive partition defragment before you do this operation.
Step 1. Download, install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant. Click “Migrate OS to SSD” on the left side under the Wizards column. In the pop-up window, click “Next” to continue.
Step 2. After that, select a partition or an unallocated space on the destination disk (SSD or HDD), and then click “Next”.
Notice: If the destination disk is with partitions on, the progress will delete all partitions on the disk.
Step 3. In the next window, modify the information (including size, location, and drive letter) of the partition on the destination disk. Of course, you can also keep default settings. After setting up all the information, click “Next” to read the note about “Boot Operating System”. And then, click “Finish” back to the main interface and preview the changes.
Step 4. After that, click “Apply” on the toolbar to commit the “Pending Operations”.
Till now, you know how to migrate Windows 10 from the old computer to the new computer. AOMEI Partition Assistant can be the best Windows 10 migration software. And it also provides users many other powerful functions. If you need transfer Windows to the USB drive, AOMEI Partition Assistant can also help you with its function Windows To Go. If the operating system of your computer is Windows Server, you can turn to AOMEI Partition Assistant Server to enjoy it advanced features.