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    Feb 08, 2010
    Mac to MAc file transfer
    Hello - I'm needing to know how to transfer files from my iMac to my MacBook Pro. I'm wanting to use Time Machine for the initial backup as well daily backups. I'm sure there some detailed settings involving sharing etc, I just don't know how to go about it.

    Thank you in advance for any input!


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    Collin Bl's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 07, 2009
    Napier NZ
    27 iMac+Thunderbolt, iMac 20, 2TB dual TC, AppleTV, iPh4S
    Welcome the Forum. So u want to keep both the MBP and iMac synchronised?
    Fairly big topic as there are a few choices - if u want to dump $10 into it, this is fairly comprehensive. Take Control of Syncing Data in Snow Leopard: Learn how to sync data between Macs, or with devices like the iPhone, iPod, and Apple TV

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    sackandcrack's Avatar
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    Feb 03, 2010
    you should google "target disk mode." This sets your one computer to boot so it acts like a usb drive. you will, however, need to purchace a firewire to connect the 2 computers.

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