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trouble getting MacBook Pro Migration Assistant to always work

Am trying to migrate from 1st MacBook Pro to a 2nd and 3rd. But both computers just say "Looking..." Macs are connected through single Ethernet cable. After trying again and again, finally migrated ...
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Moving to a new Mac - How to migrate settings/software/data?

I will be moving to a new Mac soon and I have tons to apps installed, customizations done and loads of data. I found Carbon copy cloner do to this job? but before I start, can some one tell me how ...
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Migrating Data from old Macs (System 7 / System 9)

I'm trying to migrate data off of a Macintosh Performa 6115CD and a Power Macintosh 7300/180. The Performa is running System 7 and the 7300 is running Mac OS 9. I do not have an external SCSI adapter ...
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Migrate Bootcamp partition to a new Mac

I've got an old Mac (early 2008 24" iMac) and a new one (27" iMac). Mac OSX has a nice migration assistant, which takes care of all Mac documents, settings, programs, etc. My old mac also has a ...
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Migration assistant Mac applications

Hey guys, I was only wondering how the Migration assistant for mac works, specially when you transfer Applications. Does it "reinstall" them with my preferences? Or maybe it's like a fresh install? ...
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What's the easiest way to move from one Macintosh to another?

Here's the story: Company bought me a $599 Mac mini (as of this writing, 2.26GHz/160GB HD/2GB RAM) I have it set up to some extent with software for development Company decides it needs a second Mac ...
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What's the best way to migrate SELECT applications and data from an old Mac to a new one?

I know I can make an easy transfer of everything using time machine, but I'm trying to transfer the minimum necessary to the new computer (applications I currently use, Aperture database, etc.) in ...
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iTunes: unable to authorize and unable to download media

When I try to authorize my iTunes account on Snow Leopard (10.6) with iTunes 9.0.2 I get this error: "There was an error storing your authorization information on this computer the required file ...
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Adding an SSD to a Mac - how to migrate the data

What would you guys suggest as the migration strategy for this? I have a 320GB HDD currently and will be adding an 80gb SSD. I'd like to keep my /Users folder on the HDD and move everything else to ...
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Migrating All Data From 3 Year Old MacBook Pro to Brand New MacBook Pro Using Leopard and Time Machine

I've been using a MacBook Pro for about 3 years - and when Leopard came out I upgraded my computer and set up a Time Machine drive. Now 3 years have rolled around I've bought a brand new 17" MacBook ...
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Migrating keychains between Mac machines

Soon I'll be buying a brand new Mac. I already have all the applications I want on the new one (or some of them, rather). However, I want to migrate my keychain. How does one go about that? Is it ...
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What is the easiest way to change my 160 GB HD for a 500 GB using Mac OS X

I have a Mac with Mac OS X 10.5.8 installed. My 160 GB hard drive is almost full and I want to replace it with a 500 GB hard drive. What is the best way to transfer all data (including the system ...
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Copy Address Book, iCal and Mail from one disk to another

What files and folders do I need to copy to bring my old Address Book, iCal entries and Mail messages onto my new computer? I see a whole bunch of options on my machine, some of which have not been ...
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What's the easiest way to migrate one Mac OS X volume to another

I want to move a volume from a smaller drive to a larger unformatted one. What is the best way to achieve this? Ideally I'd like the new volume to have the same name as the older volume as it contains ...
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How do I migrate my photo library from Lightroom 1.0 into Aperture 2?

I've got thousands of photos in an existing Lightroom 1.0 library and I want to move them to Aperture 2. Is there a way to do this while preserving the keyword tags and existing adjustments? Using a ...