How to transfer apps/docs from old PB to new PB?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by amin, Jun 15, 2005.

  1. amin macrumors 6502a

    amin

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    Boston, MA
    #1
    Hi all, I am trading my Rev A 12" PB and some cash for a Rev D 12" PB. Is there a simple way to get all my stuff from one to the other? I have my entire harddrive on the current laptop backed up via Silverkeeper to an external firewire HD. Can I just restore it to the new laptop, or are all my application registrations going to get screwed up? Thanks for any advice, Amin.
     
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

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    Adelaide, Australia
    #2
    The apps should work fine but I'd do fresh installs just so it's a bit cleaner. :)
     
  3. Ugg macrumors 68000

    Ugg

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    If you're able to transfer before you make the exchange, just get a firewire cable, hook 'em up and away you go. I did that when I got my PB and it was very slick. However, since you're getting a used mac, I recommend the clean install.
     

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