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Apple migration assistant hangs at end

I'm trying to migrate one Mac mini to another. Both have Snow Leopard, and I'm migrating via ethernet. The process seems nearly complete, but it's been on a screen saying "Transferring your time zone ...
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Migrating MacBook Pro image without Time Machine

What are my options if I have MacBook Pro with lots of data and apps, and I am moving to another country for work. I do not have any external hard drive. My employer will provide me with a better ...
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OS X Migration Assistant: Forced to restore everything

After doing a fresh installation of OS X, I wanted to recover some of my data from a Time Machine backup using the Migration Assistant. However, when it comes to the selection of data to be restored, ...
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Cannot log into migrated Apple OSX 10.6 user profiles

The problem: I cannot log into either of two migrated profiles on an OSX 10.6 system What I did: I'm rebuilding an OSX 10.6 system for someone due to a failing disk. The old disk was unbootable but ...
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Migrate to a new Mac does not recognize external HD

I bought a new Mac (Mini Late 2012). I have a Time Machine backup of the older computer (Macbook Unibody Late 2008) and I want to restore system configuration and apps. I open Migration Assistant, ...
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What folders can be copied with Mac OS X Migration Assistant

Is there a definitive list somewhere of all of the directories that can be copies by the OS X Migration Assistant? For example, I am unsure if it will copy only ~/Library/ or /Library/ as well (User ...
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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? ...