New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

MacBook Pro - Transfer Information From Macbook to MBP via Timemachine


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Zabumafu

 
Member Since: Jul 22, 2007
Posts: 48
Zabumafu is on a distinguished road

Zabumafu is offline
Will I be able to transfer all my iTunes Music and Albumn Art, Playlists etc and my iPhoto and documents between my MB and my MBP using an external hardrive used with Time Machine?

Also will I be able to transfer applications such as pages?
QUOTE Thanks
goobimama

 
Member Since: Apr 28, 2006
Posts: 2,542
goobimama is a jewel in the roughgoobimama is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: iMac Core Duo 20", iBook G4, iPhone 8GB :)

goobimama is offline
Well you can't just "transfer" stuff like that. I don't think that's possible. You can however restore your macbook to be exactly like your powerbook by reinstalling OS X using the Time Machine disk.
QUOTE Thanks
smartyMAC

 
smartyMAC's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 20, 2007
Location: Land of Rising Sun
Posts: 337
smartyMAC will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: MB White 160GB, 2GB RAM,

smartyMAC is offline
Transferring files should be possible as long as you know the location. But transferring specific apps would be little tricky... I mean I have never tried.
QUOTE Thanks
fyrman22

 
fyrman22's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 25, 2005
Location: WPB,FL
Posts: 631
fyrman22 has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, TV, iPhone, Nano

fyrman22 is offline
You can use the migration assistant in the utilities folder. You just need a 6pin to 6pin firewire cable. I think it will transfer almost everything.

QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Repair permissions | HELP! OSX Won't Boot! »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
SR MBP Wakes immediately after being put to sleep Trepex Apple Notebooks 7 11-03-2008 01:02 AM
Macbook pro questions for MBP gurus. Mantronix Switcher Hangout 2 06-22-2007 02:50 PM
is a big difference between mbp and macbook c2d skmac Apple Notebooks 2 06-21-2007 04:47 PM
Macbook Pros at Circuit City? off the wahls Apple Notebooks 6 06-03-2007 10:54 PM
Transferring information from iBook to MacBook btor72 OS X - Operating System 2 12-24-2006 01:57 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:17 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?