transfer data from not-displaying monitor macbook to another macbook

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Kwanzinsky, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. Kwanzinsky macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2009
    guys... i need a solution for my situaion...
    i have a macbook pro which its monitor cannot be viewed (only black screen appeared).. and i cannot connect it into external monitor.. but i know my macbook pro isn't broken because the keyboard light still appear and a sound after booting still hear.. now i want to transfer all data from this macbook pro into macbook... could you help me how to do this thing?? thx for you help.... i really appreciate it....
  2. -tWv- macrumors 68000


    May 11, 2009
    Boot your macbook pro and hold the "t" button while it boots. Then connect the MBP and the MB via firewire and go to Migration Assistant on the macbook. Then select "from another mac" in migrations assistant and transfer any files you want.

    OR you could just go into finder, select the MBP pro volume, and transfer any files you want that way.

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