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Restore system to dissimilar hardware with EaseUS Todo Backup

Restore system to dissimilar hardware also called recover to dissimilar hardware means restoring a complete Windows system to a dissimilar hardware configuration. You should do this job when you need to replace failed hardware and couldn't find an exact device match for your original system specifications. This page will introduce you a reliable backup and restore software and shows you, step by step, how to restore to dissimilar hardware. Hope it is helpful!

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When you need to restore to dissimilar hardware

1. Prevent motherboard failure.

No matter which operating system you use, there is still risk of motherboard failure. With Recover to dissimilar hardware, special feature for restoring system to dissimilar hardware, there will be no trouble for you to select replacement hardware.

2. Migrate system to dissimilar computer.

Try to transfer your current system to dissimilar computer with all programs and installed applications saved. Recover to dissimilar hardware is just the efficient way to transfer your current system to dissimilar hardware with all necessities saved.

3. Instant recovery of a failed system on different hardware

4. Deploy the same system on many computers with dissimilar hardware

When you try to create multiple computers with the same system state, Recover to dissimilar hardware is the easier and faster way to restore the same system state onto many a computer.

Recover to dissimilar hardware with third-party Backup software

Frankly speaking, it is hard to restore to dissimilar hardware with Windows Restore feature. The key factor is that the hardware-dependent Microsoft Hardware Abstraction Layer drivers are embedded with the system's image. So you need to try a professional backup software with recover to dissimilar hardware feature if you want to restore system to different hardware. EaseUS Todo Backup, a backup utility with System Transfer function is a nice choice. It allows you to easily and safely restore your system to dissimilar hardware. Here is the detailed guide.

Note: Before restoring system to dissimilar hardware or any PC, please ensure you have an image of Windows operating system.

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and click System Transfer.

Click System Transfer to recover to dissimilar hardware

2. Select a system backup file.

Select a system backup file to recover to dissimilar hardware

3. Select source and recovery location.

Select recovery source to recover to dissimilar hardware

Select recovery location to to recover to dissimilar hardware

4. Click Proceed to restore to dissimilar hardware.

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