Old (G4) iMac to New (G5) iMac

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  1. attomica

    attomica Active Member

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    I'm finally upgrading. How does one move the data from the one computer to another? Just connect Firewire ports and click and drag? Or is it more involved?
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    if the Mac G5 has a fresh install it will ask if you want to migrate. If not you can run Migration Assistant in the Applications/Utilities folder.
     
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    Thanks.

    Another question...how can I authorize my iTunes library to play on this "new" computer?
     
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    in iTunes, menu bar, Store, Authorize Computer...
     
  5. jackback52

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    also, in iTunes, make sure you de-authorize your old computer before you move to the new one. you only get 5 computer authorizations before your locked out.
     

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