Anaya Sinha

Migrate from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free Using PCmover Express

It's been over 10 years now since Microsoft introduced their favorite operating system Windows 7 back in 2009. Microsoft is going to stop the extended support for Windows 7 in January 2020. If you're still using a computer running on Windows 7 then now is the time to buy a new Windows 10 based computer. And should you want to migrate your data stored on your older Windows 7 computer to fresh Windows 10, then you're in luck -- Intel, Microsoft, and Laplink have decided to make the Express edition of PCmover available for free for the Windows 7 users who wish to switch to Windows 10.

Using this free version of PCmover Express, you can transfer all your files, settings, and profiles out of your old computer to the computer. In the free version, there's a restriction -- it can't transfer your applications (installed applications ) from old PC to new one. There's not any such restriction in the regularly purchased PCmover Express.

PCmover Express

So as to use PCmover Express for migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10, you will need two computers the older one running on Windows 7 along with the new one running with Windows 10. You need to install PCmover Express on both these computers and put them both on the exact same LAN network. Laplink also sells special Ethernet and USB data cables for directly connecting the two computers.

After this is done, launching PCmover Express on the old computer and pick the alternative"PC to PC Transfer". In the next step, you need to choose the transfer method -- USB cable, Ethernet cable or LAN network. After this, it is going to analyze the two computers as well as the transfer of configurations, profiles and other files is started.

PCmover Express

Because Laplink is providing this application free of price in collaboration with Intel and Microsoft, this free version of PCmover Express works only if both computers have Intel chips and only if you're migrating from Windows 7 into Windows 10. Additionally, the transfer of applications isn't permitted. For getting the best solution you have to call Windows 7 Support Number regarding any issues of using window 7.

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