PCmover is described as 'Laplink PCmover is a migration software for Windows. It moves programs, files, and settings from one Windows PC to another, or to the same PC during in-place upgrades'. There are more than 10 alternatives to PCmover for Windows and Windows Preinstallation Environment. The best alternative is CloneApp, which is free. Other great apps like PCmover are Zinstall WinWin (Paid), EaseUS Todo PCTrans (Freemium), FastMove (Paid) and Zinstall Migration Kit Pro (Paid).
A fresh re-install always makes Windows much faster but that means you lose all your program settings. CloneApp will Backup all your App settings from Windows directories and the Registry and only those you really need.
Zinstall WinWin transfers all programs, settings, profiles, files from one computer to another. It supports Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP. It can transfer everything, or allow the user to select what to transfer.
Most users think Zinstall WinWin is a great alternative to PCmover.
Move files, folders, software, and settings with FastMove. Transfer data between PCs sharing the same OS version, move files and settings from Windows 7 to Windows 10, or migrate from a 32-bit to a 64-bit system.
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PaulaIsrael I take care of several laptops in our small office. I've used other apps in the past to migrate files to new PCs. I read about Fast Move and decided to give it a try. It was so easy and straightforward. I went from a 5 year old running Win 7 to a new Acer with Win 10. Took no time or effort at all. Pretty cool....
Transfers all programs, settings, profiles, files from one computer to another. Can transfer from a broken computer, transfer without a direct connection, transfer to SSD drives, upgrade in-place. Supports Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP.
In many ways USMTGUI is a replacement for the deprecated Microsoft tool Windows Easy Transfer. USMTGUI utilizes the same underlying "User State Migration Tool engine", that Microsoft has developed, to transfer User profiles from one Pc to another.
Transwiz makes it easy to transfer your personal data and settings to a new computer: Simple Wizard interface for backing up and restoring user profiles Automatically converts XP user profiles to Windows 7 and Windows 8 Multi-language support Creates a standard zip...