Transferring from old pc to new pc windows 10

Best way to transfer settings, programs ect from old pc new pc
Both are windows 10.
Bert McFerrinIT ManagerAsked:
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Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
EasyUS software will help you with this

Here you can find whole article about how to transfer
https://www.easeus.com/free-pc-transfer-software/transfer-programs-to-new-computer.html

And here you can download free version for personal use
https://www.easeus.com/free-pc-transfer-software/
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It is, in my long experience, a waste of time to try to transfer programs.

1. The old system undoubtedly has had issues. Why bring these issues to a new machine.
2. Unless you are buying the same OS (not likely because Windows 10 is not 3 years old yet), some programs may not be compatible.
3. Drivers are not likely to be the same and this may affect some programs.

So transfer data, yes, for sure and that is simple.

But install new versions of all your programs fresh on the new computer.
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Ashok KandavelSr. Service Operation EngineerCommented:
Could you let us know the reason for transfering from existing Win10 to new Win10 laptop?
If it is because of any virus issues or performance issues, I wouldn't recommend to clone the image as it could bring the same issues over to the new laptop too. Also, the old and the new latop needs to be the same make and model to work fine.
Coming to the program which you can use for copying the programs from 1 to another, you can try Total Uninstall. Its a paid software though.

Follow the link below and see if that helps you.

https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/3873-backup-and-transfer-program-from-one-computer-to-another
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nobusCommented:
here a couple of tools to claim that they transfer programs - but i don't vouch for them:
      http://www.funduc.com/app_mover.htm                  Application mover      
      http://www.laplink.com/pcmover/pcmover.html            PC mover
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Bert McFerrinIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much for all the help.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are welcome and I was happy to help
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Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
Bert,, so your question was "Best way to transfer...." and you think the best answer is to NOT Transfer :)
I'm disappointed.
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Bert McFerrinIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Tom,
After reviewing all the answers I decided to go with a fresh copy of the os. Then I was able transfer all the data I needed.
Sorry if I disappointed you.
Bert
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