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Prepare desktop for a long-distance move

I'm located in DC and getting ready to move to San Jose in about 2-3 months. The computer in question is an old G5 tower, similar in configuration to the current Mac Pro moodels. I need to take my tower with me for work, so I can't wait to just cart it out on a truck when I bring the rest of my stuff over at a later date. Can anybody offer advice on the cheapest/safest ways to transport it? I can figure out the peripherals and all fine, it's just the tower itself that I'm having trouble deciding what to do.

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marked as duplicate by Journeyman Geek, Simon Sheehan, Moab, slhck, Mokubai Feb 23 '12 at 20:05

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possible duplicate of Prepare desktop for a long-distance move Also similar to this – Journeyman Geek Feb 23 '12 at 11:52
Buckle it up Shotgun style, with a pillow and a cup of coffee – sealz Feb 23 '12 at 13:39
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First, make sure it's backed up. Take out the hard disks and carry them as hand luggage. Then pack the tower in its original packaging and Fedex it.

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