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SgtDuty
Jan 20, 2008, 12:00 AM
I got a MBP 2.4 GHz 15 Inch today, this was to replace my old iBook G4. I have several hundred songs that I want to put on my new MBP, but I purchased them from iTunes on the iBook. Can I get some suggestions on how to transport these songs to my new computer.



overanalyzer
Jan 20, 2008, 12:02 AM
I'd probably use Migration Assistant personally.

siurpeeman
Jan 20, 2008, 12:04 AM
i'd transfer the files over using a firewire cable if you've got one.

about target disk mode and how to do it (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58583).

one1
Jan 20, 2008, 01:09 AM
(1) Target disk mode, but the 6pin fire wire will cost you $40-$50 if you don't have one

(2) USB Flash drive

(3) SSH? (never tried it, but.......)

siurpeeman
Jan 21, 2008, 02:56 PM
(1) Target disk mode, but the 6pin fire wire will cost you $40-$50 if you don't have one


wow. not even apple (http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wa/RSLID?mco=D898CB6&fnode=home/shop_mac/mac_accessories/cables&nplm=M8708G/A) will charge that much for a firewire cable. :eek:

Domofloge
Jan 21, 2008, 03:08 PM
I used a 2gb flash drive and that seemed to do the trick. Granted it did take a few transfers, but it got the job done! I had it lying around which meant I didnt have to go out and buy a firewire cord! :D

Batt
Jan 21, 2008, 03:21 PM
I got a MBP 2.4 GHz 15 Inch today, this was to replace my old iBook G4. I have several hundred songs that I want to put on my new MBP, but I purchased them from iTunes on the iBook. Can I get some suggestions on how to transport these songs to my new computer.

Setup Assistant. Everything comes over intact, including user name and info. Firewire target mode. Virtually a piece of cake.

BklynKid
Jan 21, 2008, 03:25 PM
I got a MBP 2.4 GHz 15 Inch today ...

Ouch, sorry to hear that.

But another vote here for Setup Assistant, used that before to help a friend with files and songs with great success