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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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How do I migrate emails from Outlook on a Mac into Google Apps for Business

I am migrating across from an email server called IceWarp (i.e. not exchange) to Google Apps for Business. I've found that for the Windows PCs in the business I can use Google Apps Sync for Microsoft ...
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Separating the OS and applications from current drive to a new drive

I want to change the way my Mac system is setup. I currently have one large hard drive that has all the OS, applications and user data stored on it. I would like to purchase a separate hard drive ...
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How to export all accounts or everything Outlook 2010 Windows to Outlook for Mac (latest version)

I have my PC with 23 email accounts and mega messages that I would like to transfer to my new MacBook. All I really have to move is the account settings and it can pull all the mail again. I saw ...
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Migrate installation from one HDD to another?

I have a server with a 64 GB SSD inside. It runs just fine, but occasionally there's a hiccup that causes it to nearly fill up. When that happens my server starts to lockup and generally misbehave. ...
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Where are the settings for Adium located

I am moving computers and want to copy the Adium settings over. What is the path to all the settings for Adium?
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Restoring new MacBook Pro to factory settings

I was given a MacBook Pro at work, but no disks or manuels. I made a huge error by using the migration assistant from my home PC. Now when the MacBook pro comes on, it is asking for a password that I ...
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Migrate selected applications from a Time Machine backup

I upgraded to OSX Lion. I have a previous Time Machine backup and I would like to get back just the information from Mail iTunes iPhoto I wonder if there is any workaround in the migration ...
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Saving all settings in OS X and porting them to another system

I have highly customized my Mac with my own sets of settings. In addition, I have special settings for each my apps as well, (SizeUp, iTerm2, Eclipse, etc..) Is there a way I can just back these ...
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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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How do I migrate my iTunes media library from Windows PC to Mac?

How do I migrate my iTunes media library from my old laptop with windows (all music stored on external hard drive), to my new MacBook without losing any files and data, i.e. playcounts, ratings, ...
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Transfer email from Windows XP Outlook to OS X

My parents have recently bought a MacBook Pro after previously using a Windows XP machine. They have their email (provided by their ISP) stored in Microsoft Outlook (I think it's 2003), and the mail ...
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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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529 views

Move iTunes library from Windows to Os X

Is there an easy way to move my iTunes library to another computer, including all the songs I obtained from sources other than the iTunes store? I don't need to keep it on the old computer. It is my ...
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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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VMware Fusion / New Machine / verify VMs?

I just got a 15" MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM, 2.66 i7 and 500GB SSD. Very sweet and fast! My old machine was 2.66 Core 2 Duo. I used Migration Assistant to migrate my old MBP to the new. When I started ...
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How to move my data from my old MacBook Pro to my new one?

I just purchased a new MacBook Pro and already got an 2008 model. I wonder how I move all my data over to the new one. My first idea was, to use my Time Machine backup and restore from it, which seems ...
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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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Moving Bootcamp partition to another drive

I don't know how sketch this is. I currently have Bootcamp with Windows 7 on my internal along with my Snow Leopard. I'm moving to a bigger harddrive. I'm reinstalling Snow Leopard but I would like ...
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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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707 views

How to upgrade the hard drive in a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard that I want to upgrade to a new larger hard drive. I also have a current Time Machine backup on an external USB drive and an external SATA case I that I can put ...
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777 views

Snow Leopard directories after hard disk crash and restore from Migrate Utility

My hard drive on my macbook pro crashed the other day and I got a replacement from Apple with a vanilla snow leopard install. Upon returning home I used the Migration Utility to restore my previous ...
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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 ...