Setup new iMac - migrate from clone drive?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by skiltrip, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. skiltrip macrumors 68030

    May 6, 2010
    New York
    When setting up the new iMac I might possibly get, I'm going to want to set it up "from another Mac". My MacBook Pro. My MBP has a cloned drive that I update everyday.

    Instead of putting my MBP into firewire target mode, can I just use my cloned firewire drive for the setup? Does it make a difference? This is more like a theoretical question, as i can probably use my MBP in firewire target mode, but was just wondering if say, I sold my MBP first, if I could use my clone as the target disk when setting up a new Mac.
  2. morty192 macrumors regular

    Jul 26, 2010
    Migration Assistant is the tool you should use assuming you still have your macbook pro at the time :)

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