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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

Using Time Machine backups?


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Well I got my first Apple notebook (late 2009 MacBook) for my 19th birthday, and I kind of wonder: is it possible to use Time Machine backups from my Mac Mini to load the same thing on my new MacBook? Or is this impossible? Both run Mac OS X 10.6.3

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It sounds like you just want to transfer all your data to the new computer. This is a common problem when getting a new computer and Apple has already thought of the solution. You can use Migration Assistant to transfer your data to the new computer.
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It sounds like you just want to transfer all your data to the new computer. This is a common problem when getting a new computer and Apple has already thought of the solution. You can use Migration Assistant to transfer your data to the new computer.


Thanks. That came up when I first booted the computer. So now my MacBook looks just like my Mac Mini (without music and desktop items- those alone would've taken about 20 GB more room on the MB harddrive). I really don't need music on my MB (yet)...especially since my Mac Mini runs iTunes 24/7 and every computer in the house with iTunes can access it.

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