How to move files from SSD to HDD

Luis Eduardo

SSD shows better performance as compared to HDD. You will observe the initial speed sped up extremely, if you install an SSD on your operating system. Therefore, by considering cost, you can buy a Solid State Drive having little capacity such as 125GB, 250 GB, and 500GB.

Generally, this little capacity is not convenient. By analyzing the cost and performance, you can use both Hard Drive and Solid State Drive at the same time in an operating system. HDD is used for the purpose of data storage, whereas SSD is helpful in the installation of operating system along with some other programs. You can also use simultaneously both HDD and SSD, if your system is laptop PC, by just purchasing a hard disc box for old version Hard Drive.

Reasons to move files from SSD to HDD

Solid State Drive is becoming more popular because of its unique features such as powerful shock resistance, silence, low weight features, and faster read/write speed. You may install an OS on solid State Drive to speed up laptop PC as well as install important programs on Solid State Drive to achieve good gaming experiences.

With the passage of time, Solid State Drives may have a large variety of files and programs with insufficient space. To solve this issue, you may consider the uninstalling or reinstalling programs to other HDD. This whole process may take a sufficient time. However, these files cannot work properly as these do on Solid State Drive. Now you may have a last option for moving these programs from Solid State Drive to Hard Drive. This is done because an operating system has been installed on Solid State Drive, that’s why you first buy an SSD.

When we talk about transferring files and programs from one drive to other, primarily use the cop-paste method, this is useful for small data transfer. For the transfer of large amount of data files or programs, this method is not suitable. But no need to worry about! Here you find a direct and quick way to copy the data files from Solid State Drive to Hard Drive with the help of EaseUS Todo PCTrans software.

Transfer files from an SSD to HDD

This EaseUS Todo PCTrans helps you to move data files from SSD to HDD with the help of ‘Image Transfer’ way. By developing and restoring an image, you may easily move programs from Solid State Drive to Hard Drive. This can also help in files backup. Besides this, there are two other genuine data transfer methods done by this software are:

  • App transfer: This helps the user to free up space and migrate applications locally from one drive to other.
  • Pc to Pc transfer: This pattern enables you to move data, account setting, and applications from one PC to other via just one right-click.

In your PC, you can install this software and used to move data files with guideline below;

STEP 1: Develop an image of source HDD

On your windows, launch software EaseUS Todo PCTrans. Find ‘Image Transfer’ style, and then right-click on ‘Start’. Now hover PC’s mouse over ‘Create Image File, then right-click on ‘+create’. After that, make sure about the default setting of file path and name.

Choose items that you want to move to HDD. This software allows us to develop variety of file types from create image data files. This may include user accounts, personal data, and application. For moving files from SSD to HDD, now deselect ‘Accounts’ and ‘Applications’. Now hover mouse over the data files, then right-click on ‘Edit’ option.

It is a pattern you require to choose files on source drive on your PC. To choose the ‘selected files’ expand the drive. After this step, right-click on the ‘Finish’ option. At the end, right-click on ‘Create’ and wait for the completion of process.

STEP 2: At the destination drive, recover the file image

On your PC, launch the EaseUS Todo PCTrans software, adapt similar pattern to get step of choosing a moving procedure. At this time select ‘recovery through image file’, then right-click on ‘Recover’ option.

Select image files existing on the interface of PC, find the exact path of the data file, then right-click on the ‘Recover’ option. Go back to data files, then right-click on the ‘Edit’ option. Thus, the image file can be observed. Right-click on the pencil icon to manage proper location in the HDD and click on change and submit it. After setting, right-click on ‘Finish’, at the end ‘Recover’ option. Now, wait when the transfer process of the image is completed.

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