Making the move to a new Windows 10 PC? We're happy you're here and we've got you covered.
This guide will help you discover the best Microsoft has to offer and help you transfer your favorite files and apps to your new device so you can get up and running quickly, and get back to doing what you love.
If you're on a Windows 7 device, note that support has ended and we recommend you move to a Windows 10 PC to stay secure. Learn more about the Windows 7 end of support and how to get Windows 10.
Step 1: Sign in with Microsoft to streamline your experience
Never forget a password again. Get personal access to all things Microsoft with a single, secure sign-on, plus get free OneDrive storage to help you move your files to your new PC. Good news—if you have an Xbox or Office account, you may already have a Microsoft account. You can also sign in with any email to get started.
Step 2: Bring your files and favorites with you
There's no need to leave your files or browser favorites behind. Bring them with you to your new PC using one of the below options. We recommend using OneDrive so your files are backed up and protected in the cloud.
- Option 1: OneDrive
- Option 2: Backup & Restore feature
- Option 3: External storage device
- Move your shortcuts and IE favorites to a new PC
- More ways to transfer files
Step 3: Install the programs and apps you love
Dive in to the best of Windows 10
You're signed in, have transferred your favorites, and have installed your apps. Now learn how to quickly get up and running. You'll find some familiar actions, plus new shortcuts that make things even easier for you.