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Old Jan 20, 2008, 12:00 AM   #1
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Songs from old iBook's iTunes to New MBP

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.
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Old Jan 20, 2008, 12:02 AM   #2
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I'd probably use Migration Assistant personally.
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i'd transfer the files over using a firewire cable if you've got one.

about target disk mode and how to do it.
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(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.......)
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(1) Target disk mode, but the 6pin fire wire will cost you $40-$50 if you don't have one
wow. not even apple will charge that much for a firewire cable.
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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!
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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.
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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
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