By Dervish / Last Updated January 12, 2023

When need Windows 10 migration software?

Windows 10 migration software can help you to transfer files, programs, software, and system to new disk. It is usually used in the following 3 situations.

Move system and data to a new computer. When you have a new PC, and you want to keep all the data and system on the old computer, you can just insert the drive of the new computer to the old PC, and clone all the data you need without installing.
Replace hard drive with SSD. As time goes by, you might find Windows 10 runs slowly, and you copy Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 to a new SSD to have a better the read/write speed.
Backup system and data. If you have important data on your PC, it is necessary to clone them to another place for backup. Once the data is corrupted or lost, you can move them back to the computer.

Download the best Windows 10 migration tool 

In order to fully transfer disk to another disk, you can use the best Windows 10 migration tool - AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. It provides "Disk Clone Wizard" features that clone the all data and Windows system to another new disk without reinstalling. With its concise and intuitive interface, even a computer beginner can finish the process in a few steps. And it owns serval highlights making it to be the best tool for cloning.

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Besides Windows 10, it supports Windows 11, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, and other main stream Windows systems.
It supports cloning larger disk to smaller disk. It is much of help if your clone data to a SSD that is expensive.
It provides migrate OS to SSD feature that only clone system partition to new hard drive. If you want to move Windows 10 to SSD/HDD, you can try it.
It can make a SSD alignment during the cloning process to improve performance of the SSD.

How to clone disk with this Windows 10 migration software

Now, connect the new hard drive to your PC, and make sure it is detected by the computer. We will guide you how to use this Windows migration tool.

Step 1. Install and launch the AOMEI Partition Assistant. In the main interface, click “All Tools” > “Disk Clone Wizard”.

Copy Wizard

Step 2. And choose a clone method. In most conditions, “Clone Disk Quick” is recommended.

Methods

✍Notes:
● "Clone Disk Quickly" only clone used space on the source drive, and it supports  clone a larger HDD to a smaller SSD.
● "Sector-by-Sector Clone" copies all sectors on the source disk, so it would take more times.

Step 3. And select the source disk in this window.

Source Disk

Step 4. And choose the new disk as the destination disk. And if it is an SSD, you can check “Optimize the performance of SSD”.

Target One

Step 5. Here, you can resize the partition on the target disk.

Edit

Step 6. At last, click “Apply” > “Proceed” to commit the cloning task. And just wait for the process completed. After that, all the files, programs, and system related data will be transferred to the SSD.

Apply

AOMEI Partition Assistant support cloning partition on Windows 10 if you store all your important data on the partition. Just right-click on the partition and choose "Clone Partition".

Finally, to boot Windows from the new disk, you need to restart the PC, enter the BIOS settings and change the boot drive.

Change Boot Order

Conclusion

This Windows 10 migration software can efficiently clone data and OS to another disk in Windows 11, 10, 8, 7. Besides, AOMEI Partition Assistant is more than a free migration tool, it is also a disk management tool. It can create, format, delete a partition. And its professional edition has more advanced features like quick partition a new hard drive, and allocated free space from one partition to another.