What’s the best way to migrate data from an old Mac to a new Mac?

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What’s the best way to migrate data from an old Mac to a new Mac?

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PapaRiver
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Migration Assistant usually works fine, but if you have problems with it, you can also try a Time Machine backup, then physically connect the old HDD to the new machine and use Migration Assistant with the backup. 

jimlynch
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How to use Migration Assistant to transfer files from another Mac
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4413

"You can use Migration Assistant to transfer important information, such as user accounts, applications, network and computer settings, and files, from one Mac computer to another via a FireWire cable or over a wired or wireless network."

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