Transfering Files to New Laptop

kuebby

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I currently have a Macbook and today I just bought a used Macbook Pro. I've backed up the enitre MB HD to an external drive using Super Duper!. Can I just connect that drive to the MBP and restore it using that image?
 

kuebby

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You should just be able to use Migration Assistant to get your data and settings moved over.
I read that article and I justed wanted to know (since it wasn't clear to me) if it would transfer EVERYTHING? By everything I mean all applications and random other stuff like library files to go with stuff; plus settings and bookmarks from Firefox and Safari.
 

CrzyCanuck72

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I read that article and I justed wanted to know (since it wasn't clear to me) if it would transfer EVERYTHING? By everything I mean all applications and random other stuff like library files to go with stuff; plus settings and bookmarks from Firefox and Safari.
I used migration assistant to move from my old eMac to my MB, and when it was done my MB was a perfect facsimile of my eMac. All I had to do was update some applications to universal versions, if they existed. Migration assistant is definitely the easiest way to move from one Mac to another.
 

kuebby

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I used migration assistant to move from my old eMac to my MB, and when it was done my MB was a perfect facsimile of my eMac. All I had to do was update some applications to universal versions, if they existed. Migration assistant is definitely the easiest way to move from one Mac to another.
Thanks, that's what I was looking for.
 

gelatin

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is there any way to transfer over all my old firefox extensions and saved passwords onto my new mac?

the same question with my adium extensions

i have already used migration assistant but it didnt copy these over

also how do i transer my itunes playlist info over?
 

alphaod

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is there any way to transfer over all my old firefox extensions and saved passwords onto my new mac?

the same question with my adium extensions

i have already used migration assistant but it didnt copy these over

also how do i transer my itunes playlist info over?
I don't know if Firefox has an export function, but you can just export your playlist in iTunes.