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i've just updated my imac 21.5. how do i transfer files from my old imac to my new imac?

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Help!

I've had an iMac 21.5 for approximately 3.5 years.

I have Aperture 3 (with loads photos) and iTunes etc on my current iMac.

I have just bought a new 21.5 iMac with all the latest upgrades etc.

As of yet I have not even taken the new iMac out of the box.

How do I:

1. prepare the old iMac to get ready to transfer files

2. actually transfer the files!

 

Also!

Once everything is transferred how do I make my iMac "safe" to sell? I don't want old personal data left on there for someone to have a good old snoop!

My original iMac was not supplied with any operating discs etc. It was all set up and ready to go.

 

Thanks.

iMac (21.5-inch Late 2009)

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