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Trying to use Migration Assistant to restore from Time Machine backup but it keeps "Looking for other computers..."

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I just bought a new MacBook Pro 15" and I wanted to transfer my old files from a previous Time Machine backup done with my old MacBook Pro 15".

Both computers have Mac OS X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) installed.

I always used Migration Assistant without any problem to accomplish this task, but now I don't know why it's stuck on a screen displaying "Looking for other computers...". What? What computer? I'm trying to restore from a Time Machine backup on an external hard drive, so I don't understand what computer it is looking for.

Do you have any idea to solve the problem?


MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)


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