By Cherry / Last Updated May 25, 2020


“My Windows 10 computer running slower and slower recently. I want to upgrade to SSD for speeding it up and improving its performance. However, I don’t want to reinstall operating system. That’s why I’m here, to ask if there is a way to upgrade to an SSD without reinstalling Windows. Any advice would be thanks in advance!”

Why move Windows 10/8/7 to SSD?

As for SSD has better properties than traditional HDD, more and more computer users want to replace HDD with SSD for getting a better performance- SSDs offering faster running speed, and it is more stable than HDD.

However, if you are changing HDD to an new SSD, you need to reinstall Windows OS and applications, which is troublesome, and it may take a lot time. Thus, there are a lot of users want to find a way to upgrade to an SSD without reinstalling Windows and applications.

What SSD migration software should you choose?

To migrate Windows to SSD without reinstalling, you need an SSD migration software. And here we highly recommend you AOMEI Partition Assistant, a professional software that embeds with more flexible choices:

  • It allows you to migrate Windows OS to SSD without reinstalling;

  • It allows you to transfer all data from HDD to SSD;

  • It allows you to migrate from MBR HDD/SSD to MBR/GPT SSD;

  • It allows you to migrate from GPT HDD/SSD to MBR/GPT SSD;

  • It supports all SSD brands such as Samsung, Kingston, SanDisk, WD, Seagate, etc.

  • It supports all Windows PC operating systems including Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. If you are Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019 users, please turn to AOMEI Partition Assistant Server edition.

Migrate Windows to SSD without reinstalling using AOMEI Partition Assistant

With the help of AOMEI Partition Assistant, migrating Windows to SSD without reinstalling should be an easy thing. here are the steps for how to use this SSD migration software to move Windows 10 to SSD without reinstalling.

FREE download AOMEI Partition Assistant to have a try.

Step 1. Install AOMEI Partition Assistant to your Windows PC. Connect the SSD you prepared before to your PC with a SATA cable, make sure it can be detected.

Step 2. Launch the program. In its main interface, click Migrate OS to SSD at the left pane. Then, you will get into Migrate OS to SSD wizard. Click Next.

Introduce Next

Step 3. Select the SSD as the target disk. If there is partition on the SSD, you need to check the option “I want to delete all partitions on the disk 2 to migrate system to the disk”. click Next.

Select Space on SSD

Step 4. AOMEI Partition Assistant allows you to resize partition on the target SSD. Or you can repartition hard drive later.

Resize Partition

Step 5. After that, it will give you a Note that may help you. Read it and then, click Finish.


Step 6. Finally, click Apply to submit the progress. It may take a few minutes to finish.


This operation will migrate Windows to SSD automatically. After that, you can boot from the SSD by getting into BIOS and changing boot order, without reinstalling. If there is any boot problem, you can read boot computer to find solution.

AOMEI Partition Assistant is a great software that cannot only help you migrate Windows to SSD without reinstalling, but also can help you manage your HDD and SSD. For example, the Partition Alignment feature can help you improve SSD’s performance; SSD Secure Erase function can help you restore SSD to its factory settings without hurting it, etc.