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Copying data from old iMac to new iMac

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Oct 19, 2013 1:30 PM

I’ve been trying to copy files - word documents and pictures from my original Bondi Blue  On the old Mac, the OS is 8.6 so a USB flash drive doesn’t work. Neither does an external hard drive.


I tried to copy files to a blank CD but I get the error ‘Disk initialization failed because the disk is locked!’  I don’t know if there is another disk burning program loaded but Roxio is not.


I have tried to connect the 2 computers via an ethernet cable, however, I can't open file sharing because, 'FileSharingLib' could not be found on the old Mac. The new Mac is running OS X.


Any help would be most appreciated. Thank you.

iMac, Mac OS 8.6 or Earlier


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