How to Move Your Windows OS to a New SSD with Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit
If you want to upgrade your old hard drive to a new solid state drive (SSD), you might be wondering how to transfer your Windows operating system and all your data to the new drive without reinstalling everything. Fortunately, there is a handy and intuitive tool that can help you with this task: Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit.
Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit is a Windows software that performs fast and safe migrations of your Windows OS to new storage devices (HDD or SSD) in a single operation[^1^]. It can also downsize your Windows system to fit in a smaller capacity SSD, thanks to advanced data exclusion capabilities[^2^]. You can transfer a live system without affecting your work, and have your partitions automatically aligned without any extra work[^2^]. You can also recover your system in case of a malfunction or failure, by creating a stand-by bootable media[^1^].
In this article, we will show you how to use Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit to move your Windows OS from a large HDD to a smaller SSD in a few simple steps.
Step 1: Install Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit
The first step is to download and install Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit on your computer[^2^]. You can get it from the official website of Paragon Software or from other trusted sources[^3^] [^4^]. The installation process is straightforward and should not take more than a few minutes.
Step 2: Connect your new SSD to your computer
The next step is to connect your new SSD to your computer, either internally or externally via a USB adapter or enclosure[^1^]. Make sure that the new SSD has enough space to accommodate your Windows system and the data you want to keep on it. You can check the size of your Windows system by right-clicking on the C: drive and selecting Properties.
Step 3: Run Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit and select the source and destination disks
Now you are ready to run Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 5.0 v10.1.28.154 64 bit from the Start menu or the desktop shortcut[^1^]. You will see a simple user interface with two options: Move Windows OS only or Move Windows OS with data[^2^]. Choose the option that suits your needs and click Next.
You will then see a list of available disks on your computer[^2^]. Select the disk that contains your Windows OS as the source disk and the new SSD as the destination disk, and click Next.
Step 4: Exclude data from the migration process if needed
If you chose the option to move Windows OS with data, you will have the opportunity to exclude some data from the migration process in order to fit in the smaller SSD[^2^]. You can exclude file types that could take up a lot of disk space, such as video, music, photos, etc., or specific folders that you don't need on the new drive[^1^]. You can also manually select files and folders by clicking on Advanced View.
If you chose the option to move Windows OS only, you will skip this step and proceed directly to Step 5.
Step 5: Review the migration settings and start the process
The final step is to review the migration settings and make sure everything is correct[^2^]. You will see a summary of the source and destination disks, the partitions that will be copied, and the amount of data that will be transferred[^1^]. You 061ffe29dd