Data migration software allows you to transfer the content stored on your previous drive (photos, videos, documents, etc.) to your new SSD. You only need to transfer data if you are replacing an older drive and want its contents on the new SSD. Crucial SSDs do not ship preloaded with operating system software, which means you get a blank slate with lots of storage capacity to fill with what you want.
Regardless of your operating system, you should always back up your data before transferring it to a new drive.
Data migration, also known as cloning, with Acronis® True Image™ HD software makes the transition from your old drive to your new SSD as easy as possible for Microsoft® Windows® users. This software comes free with your purchase of a Crucial SSD and takes just five steps to get started:
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This free downloadable tool is easy to use and helps monitor and enhance the performance of your SSD, update to the latest firmware, and enable the Momentum Cache feature to instantly boost burst performance by up to 10x.1
Enable the Momentum Cache feature to enhance burst performance by up to 10x1
Update your SSD to the latest firmware
See how much storage you’ve used
Monitor your SSD's operating temperature and overall health
Reset your SSD's encryption password
Verify your SSD's model number
Storage Executive is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 7 and newer versions, including Windows® 10, and supports Crucial MX-series, BX-series, M550, and M500 SSDs.
1. Validated by testing included in the “Enhance Burst Performance on Micron and Crucial SSDs Using Momentum Cache” whitepaper, available at www.crucial.com/usa/en/support-storage-executive
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