Selective app migration

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by tamvly, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    tamvly

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    I understand that Lion has changed the way Migration works. Does anyone happen to know if Lion will support the selective migration of apps from an existing system to a new one? For example, I'd like make a fresh start and migrate only Mail data and iPhoto data and select other programs+data.

    I'm using a 2008 Mac Pro that has been migrated from several previous systems. Frankly, I'd like to get rid of a lot of junk.
     
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    ErikGrim

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    Just start fresh and copy the appropriate Application Support folders over from the old system?
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    tamvly

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    Probably not. Who knows where all the meta data lives. I'm surprised that Apple doesn't support something like this.

    I really don't feel like losing hundreds of email and other items.
     

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