Now, Windows 10 upgrading is arousing hottest debate so far! In these last days available for free upgrading, a great number of Windows 8 users roll up their sleeves and try to upgrade to Windows 10. However, there is still a concern: how is Windows 10 feels like? What if I do not get accustomed to this new OS and want to go back to Windows 8 after several months’ trying? If you are among these person who prepare to upgrade but are still hesitating, read on.
MiniTool puts forward a reliable solution for these users, and it is called migrate OS. What is the contact between Windows 10 upgrading and OS migration? Well, in Partition Wizard, OS migration equals to OS cloning. Imagining if you have got two pieces of Windows 8, then you can upgrade either one to Windows 10. At that time, even if Windows 10 is not your cup of tea, you can still go back to Windows 8.
Sounds good, right? Then let’s cut to the point: how to migrate windows 8 free?
To migrate Windows 8, you just need to download the OS migration freeware – MiniTool Partition Wizard Free and install it on your PC. It is not only a Windows 8 migration freeware, but also a OS migration freeware for Windows XP/7/10 (all packages).
Step-by-step guide are showing below:
Step 1: Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard and select “Migrate OS to SSD/HD Wizard” from the Wizard menu in the left side.
Step 2: Then you are expected to select a disk as the destination place. Please note that target disk will be cleaned before OS migration. So a backup in advance is necessary if there is any important data. Click “Next” to continue.
Step 3: Now you will be given three copy options. Please choose the one you prefer and click “Next” to continue.
Step 4: There will be a prompt telling you how to boot from the destination disk. If you have no idea of how to do this, you should pay attention to it. Click “Finish” to go to the main interface.
Step 5: In the main interface, you can preview the changes in the middle pane. Click “Apply” to make all changes effective.
Tip: If you are concerning about upgrade hard drive, you can employ another feature called “Copy Disk Wizard“.
Now you know how to migrate windows 8. With MiniTool Partition Wizard, you can migrate system free. Now grasp the tool to get ready for Windows 10, or deal with other partition management.