Migration specifies 1) the process of moving information between different data formats or 2) the process of moving an existing user environment to a different system, for example when switching operating systems

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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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git: Keep changelog for file when moving to a different repository

I am versioning my config files with git. Now I need to move some of my config files to a different repository, to achieve a clean structure. Is there a way I can keep the change log for a file if I ...
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Migrating SharePoint 2007 Task List To SharePoint 2010

I have a standard task list in SharePoint 2007, which is hosted by a third party. I cannot do an in-place upgrade on the 2007 instance. I have a locally hosted and running SharePoint 2010 instance. ...
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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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Question about moving file associations after creating a boot drive

I recently bought a separate drive to use purely as a boot drive. I have a bunch of development related applications (SSMS, visual studio, etc) that no longer appear in my start menu and when I try ...
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Migrate Ubuntu 10.04 installed on Machine to .VDI for Virtual Box HDD

I was using a Sony laptop with Ubuntu 10.04 installed on the machine. I have just bought a Mac and I will be using Ubuntu 10.04 as my primary development OS by virtualizing it using VirtualBox. Now, ...
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Migrating Windows 7 to SSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle? Replacing notebook SATA hard disk with SSD without reinstalling Hi, ...
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how to export extensions of Google Chrome?

I am finally migrating to Ubuntu and would like to know if it is possible to export my favorite Chrome extensions so that I could import them in my new Chrome in Ubuntu? Anybody knows please share ...
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Copying an HDD to an SSD?

I am thinking about buying an SSD in the near future for my notebook. Is it possible to copy all files from an HDD to the new SSD, without having to format everything and install all apps again?
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Transfer many Gigabytes between two servers

I have a big problem. I have to move data from an old Webspace which is only accessible by ftp. The new root server is accessible by ssh of course. I need to move all the data from the old space but ...
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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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Switching OS, what will I need to copy over? (ssh key, etc)

I'd like to change the OS on my laptop. I currently use Windows 7, but would like to install Ubuntu, but I'm not sure exactly what I need on the new OS. I've deployed an app to Heroku, which ...
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Is there a way to do a sector level copy/clone from one hard drive to another?

Without going into distracting details, I'm attempting to duplicate the contents of the 500GB drive in my MacBook to another 500GB drive. But this is turning out to be an unexpected hassle because the ...
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What will happen to my installed softwares if I migrate to Windows 7?

Imagine you're using Photoshop, SQL Server, Visual Studio, Winrar, and any other installed software on Windows Vista. What will happen to them if you upgrade you Windows Vista to Windows 7. Are they ...
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How can I migrate mails from Yahoo! Mail to Google Apps?

We'd like to move from using Yahoo! Mail to our Google Apps account. It'd be great to be able to migrate all the mails across from the old accounts to the new. If we were using Gmail accounts this ...
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suggestions for migrating a windows 7 install to a new 4K sector disk

I'm looking to upgrade the disk on a windows 7 box to a new larger drive. In the past for such migrations I'd just hook both drives up and use a linux boot disk and use dd to copy from one disk to ...
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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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Replacing notebook SATA hard disk with SSD without reinstalling

So there's a notebook (Lenovo Thinkpad Z61m) with a SATA hard disk, the SATA controller is configured for native AHCI operation & the OS is Windows XP. The hard disk is going to be replaced with ...
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Moving a VM from MS Virtual Server R2 to VirtualBox

I have a Windows 2000 Professional VM happily running under MS Virtual Server R2 on WindowsXP. I need to move it to a different PC and the only one available is a Mac with VirtualBox on it. ...
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XXClone as a tool for migrating Windows XP Home from PATA to SATA HD

Has anybody had any experience using XXClone as a tool for cloning an existing installation of Windows in order to move it from an old PATA drive to a new, larger SATA without having to reinstall ...
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Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle?

Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle? For instance, keep my Windows configuration and installed programs and documents
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Migrate Exchange 2007 Mailbox between Servers

I am using Outlook 2007 and Exchange 2007. I will need to migrate my Exchange mailbox from one server to another (different organizations), including all email, contacts, and calendar. I have read ...
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Migrate wireless settings from xp to windows 7

I'm trying to migrate the settings of my old machine (Win XP Professional) to the new one (Win 7 Professional) and I would like to keep my saved passwords for various wireless networks. How can I ...
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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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BSOD trying to migrate Windows XP from a physical to a virtual machine

I am attempting to migrate a Windows XP Home installation from a physical machine to a virtual machine. The physical machine has two hard disks; the first is 250GB containing the "C:", the second is ...
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Transferring existing files from ext3 to ZFS (on FreeBSD)

I use an old machine as a file server, for backups, and as a testbed for development. I currently have Debian installed, but I'm very interested in FreeBSD because of ZFS: I really, really like its ...
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I'm an Emacs user. How do I learn Vim?

Most of the time, I use Emacs. However, I've decided to try to learn Vim. I'm happy with Emacs, I just am trying to avoid having it turn into Maslow's Hammer. I've seen a few tutorials, but I have ...
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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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Windows migration tool

I want a program which can help me with reinstalling the system. I want to save the settings of programs installed on my system. The settings of my user profile. Create backup of my directories. I ...
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Migrating from register.com webmail

Anyone know of any tools to migrate emails from register.com's webmail to anything else (gmail, local mbox, anything!), I have nearly 15 years of mails and folders I want to keep. Other than spending ...
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Migrating from VBA Excel 2003

I have a series of big excel files that work like a program, but I hate beeing tied up (stuck in VBA for excel 2003), so... Whats the best way to implement a gui over a excel vba program (office ...
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Is there way to use Windows Easy Transfer on Windows Server 2008

At work, I'd been experimenting with using Windows Server 2008 as a desktop machine - I'm a s/w developer so some of the server software was particularly appropriate, but back in the day there was a ...
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Migrating Email to new hosting

I've made a site for a charity, and now have to move hosting for them. They have 5 or so email addresses on their current hosting account, which will of course need to move too. What's the best way ...
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How do I backup my Ubuntu 9.10 system and then restore it to a new machine with different hardware?

I have a nicely configured Ubuntu 9.10 machine, with crossover linux (from Codeweavers) installed. I have the Nvidia drivers installed. Everything is just as I want it. Now I want to move to a new ...
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Can I move a copy of Windows 7 from one machine to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? This is a pretty basic question sorry ...
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Windows Easy Transfer: Re-install programs before, or after?

I'm getting ready to move from a Vista machine to a new Windows 7 machine, and I'm planning to use Windows Easy Transfer to move my stuff over. My question is, should I re-install all my programs on ...
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Debian system drive upgrade: copy filesystems from MBR partitions to GPT?

My home server runs Debian Lenny, and I'm about to upgrade the system drive to a larger drive. In the process, I want to take the opportunity to reorganize the partitions and resize them. For ...
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Migrate 80 GB worth of files from one NTFS drive to another with metadata and error correction

I want to copy all my files from my NTFS Windows XP drive to a folder on my new NTFS Windows 7 drive, including Program Files, etc. just in case I need them. I have an external drive I can use as an ...
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migration: SMF to IPB

Is there a way to migrate from SMF to IPB (Simple Machines Forum to Invision PowerBoard, wich are forum systems). I've googled the question and found no answers.
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Migrate from Windows Xp to Windows 7

Well, now I work on a laptop with Windows XP. Due to interest in Azure development I'm thinking of migrating to Windows 7. Yes, I know I can install something on a VM but that's not always ...
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Migrating data to hard-drive replacement (linux)

My laptop hard drive was faulty so I requested and just received a new one. Now, I need to migrate my data over. This task seems easier said than done. The two drives are the same size, so I figure dd ...
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Transfer Windows to another hard disk

I've got a 80Gb hard disk and I want to transfer the system to another 500Gb hd (without to reinstall windows). What the easy and free way to transfer the system to another hd?
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How do I know if I have installed the 64 bit version of R on Ubuntu?

To many of you this will sound totally stupid. I am completely new to Linux. I installed the 64 bit Ubuntu. And then I installed this software called R which I will use to analyse large datasets. ...
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Lenovo T61 mute button and On Screen Display mute indicator doesn't work in Windows 7

This quesion is a follow-up to a two-part question I previously had. It's in regards to my On Screen Display settings on my Lenovo T61. I recently reformatted my Lenovo T61 and put Windows 7 ...
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linux to windows migration tips and tools

I'm looking for any tips and tools that would help me migrate from a Linux (Ubuntu) installation to Windows. The computer (laptop) is already installed with both (dual boot). Specific issues: Is ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad T61 drivers for Vista to Windows 7 migration

I recently installed a full version of Windows 7 on my T61. The laptop came with Vista Ultimate and I kept the special partition that keeps the original OS. While backing up my files too, I backed up ...