Alternative to Windows Easy Transfer Windows 10

Posted by @Joy

July 27, 2018

This article will show you the best free alternative to Windows easy transfer Windows 10 and the method of transferring data for free.


“I want to transfer some personal data to a new hard drive, but I can’t find Windows Easy Transfer in my Windows computer now. I did this operation in my Windows 7 computer successfully before, but I upgrade my Windows 7 computer into Windows 10 last month. Then, I find the Windows Easy Transfer is gone? What’s wrong with it? If you do know how to transfer data into new hard drive, please let me know! Thanks in advance!”

Windows Easy Transfer is missing/not available in Windows 10

Windows Easy Transfer is an appropriate file transfer program developed by Microsoft. It was firstly introduced in Windows Vista and is inherited in Windows 7/8/8.1. People can use it to transfer personal files and settings from a computer running an earlier version of Windows to a computer running a newer version. You may find that Windows Easy Transfer is missing in Windows 10, and you cannot use it to move applications, software, programs or other data to other drive partitions. It’s not available in Windows 10 anymore. If you want to transfer data into new drive or partition, you can turn to a third party alternative software to do this operation.

Best free alternative to Windows Easy Transfer Windows 10

Though Windows Easy Transfer is no longer available for users to transfer target data or files in Windows 10, you can still use an alternative software for Windows Easy Transfer to do this job. Compare with other third party software, here I highly recommend you a powerful PC transfer software - AOMEI Backupper which is the best Windows Easy Transfer alternative free in Windows 7/8/10. It allows you to transfer data, files, folders, applications, and everything between computers. And you can get more advanced features and sync files between various storage device. With the help of AOMEI Backupper, you can also migrate music, videos, operating system, users configured setting and more from one computer to another computer.

Transfer data for free with AOMEI Backupper

To transfer data between computers for free with AOMEI Backupper. You have to make sure the two computers must be in the same network segment. And the specific steps are as follows:

Step 1. Download, install and run AOMEI Backupper, select “Backup” on the home window, and choose “File sync” to transfer files from PC to PC.

File Sync

Step 2. After that, you can edit “Task Name” in the next window.

Edit Task Name

Step 3. Then, click “Add Folder” to choose the files or folders you want to transfer. And click “OK” to continue.

Add Folder

Note: Here AOMEI Backupper Professional can allow you to open the “Filter settings”. It will show the details for you to set a certain file extension while backing up.

Folder to Backup

Step 4. After that, hit the button in the Step 2, then select Share/NAS->Add share or NAS device, click “OK” to continue.

Input IP

* For destination path, you can choose any storage device including internal hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, NAS, cloud storage device, etc.

Step 5. Finally, confirm all the settings are correct, and click “Start Sync” to transfer data to another computer.

Start Sync


Follow these simple steps, you can transfer your personal data and files between computers easily and effectively. If you want to do more job for it, you can click “Sync Options” to set up more specific details. You can click “Schedule” to set up automatic sync too.

AOMEI Backupper can be the best windows 10 easy transfer alternative. Aside by that, it offers more backup features, such as System Backup, Disk Backup, File Backup and so on. Fore file sync, there are also some general settings of daily, weekly, monthly, also event triggers and real-time sync. If you want to do folders sync with event trigger sync or real-time sync, you can upgrade to AOMEI Backupper Professional.