Windows Easy Transfer for Windows 10
In Windows 7 there was an excellent tool called Windows Easy Transfer to transfer all your settings and data from one machine to another or to backup data to restore after a computer rebuild.
Well Microsoft being the helpful company they are decided to remove this from Windows 10!
So, we are fighting back and showing you how to get Windows Easy Transfer to work on your Windows 10 machine.
We have a full step by step guide with screenshots below but here is a short video demo on how to download and setup Windows Easy Transfer.
Windows Easy Transfer Video Demo
First of all, you need to download the Windows Easy Transfer Package available by clicking the link below:
Download Windows Easy Transfer
Included in this file are the 32-bit and 64-bit files you will require. Ensure that you use the correct one for your version of Windows 10.
You will need to copy the folder called “migwiz” from within the zip file:
Then you need to paste this folder into the following location on your Windows 10 machine:
Note that we are assuming that your Windows installation is on the C: drive, if not, change the drive letter.
Then go into the “migwiz” folder and run the following file:
This will then start the setup process and launch the Windows Easy Transfer program.
If you want to use it in the future again, you can then run this file:
This will then launch the Windows Easy Transfer program:
That’s it! simple as that to bring back a tool that Microsoft should never have removed from Windows 10!
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