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05-11-2011, 12:56 PM
My MacBook Pro is deceased (RIP), and I have ordered a new one. The old hard drive is fine.

Can I take the old hard drive out, connect it to the new computer via the Newer Technology USB 2.0 Universal Drive Adapter (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/U2NV2SPATA/), and copy applications and files?

Is this relatively straightforward process using the, "...when you first start the new Mac, you'll be asked if you want to 'copy from another Mac...' " process that you mention in your FAQ about a new Mac? And am I correct that this would be preferable to using SuperDuper! to copy the old hard drive to the new one?

As always, many thanks for the excellent assistance.


05-11-2011, 01:40 PM
Yes, use the steps in the FAQ. Should work fine from the dock.

05-11-2011, 01:59 PM
Thanks, Dave!