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Backup & Migration

It’s important that you back up your entire hard drive before installing Secure Data Layer since the installation will erase your hard drive (all your files).

After the Secure Data Layer installation is complete you have to move your files from the backup to your new SDL system.

The process looks like this:

  1. Backup all your files on your current PC to an external hard drive.

  2. Install Secure Data Layer (this erases your current hard drive).

  3. Move your files from the external hard drive to your new SDL-installation.

Software for PC-Migration:

Migration with Microsoft OneDrive:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/transfer-your-data

Migration with Laplink PC-Mover (license only works on 2 computers):
https://web.laplink.com/product/pcmover-professional/

Migration with Forensit Transwiz (free)
https://www.forensit.com/move-computer.html