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Alternate way to migrate?

115 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 24, 2013 12:21 AM by Eric Ross RSS
Enio Cordoba Level 2 Level 2 (390 points)
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Jun 24, 2013 12:10 AM

Hi

Just bought a USED MBP to replace one that had died. In order to not mess up the software installed the seller recommended that I just change the name of the account to my own. But I want to bring over my mail, and a few other files. What is the best way to do that? I've had bad luck with the migration app in the past unless it is a new clean drive. All my files are either on my Mac PRO or on a backup of the laptop. Would  a new account be better or kepping the old account?

Thanks

Enio

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3), 2.66 dual core

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