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setup assistant less than minute stuck

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Feb 2, 2013 11:55 AM

I just got a iMac 27" (2013), and started to set up using Setup Assistant on Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.  Selected transfer your information (to the NEW iMac), from Time Machine backup.

The Time Machine backup was a complete backup of my iMac G5 20"(2004) running OS X 10.5.

The Transferring Information… dialog with indicator appeared.  After 2 hours, it got to a point were the message below the progress bar, said:

  "less than a minute remaining…"

But after three (3) hours that message still says,  "less than a minute remaining…"

What seems to be the problem?

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), freezes in setup assistant

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