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Use Mac OS X Setup Assistant with cloned drives
Authored by: mistersquid on Mar 23, '05 05:49:51PM
OK, I'm going to be just a little harsh and say that this is a terribly written hint. It does not tell me in clear terms what to do after "re-reun[ing] the installer on your Mac". I re-run the installer and then what? And why do I need to re-run the installer? Why can't I just hook up my cloned external hard drive and boot up the machine?

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Use Mac OS X Setup Assistant with cloned drives
Authored by: hamarkus on Mar 23, '05 06:16:48PM

This hint only says that you can use the Setup Assistant to transfer personal settings also with a cloned system on an external drive as the source (and not only the built-in boot drive of a Mac).

If you know what the Setup Assistant is and does (and what a cloned system is), you do not need any further information.
For a piece of software as known as the Setup Assistant, a hint does not have to describe what the software does nor how to use it.

(just being a little bit harsh myself)



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Use Mac OS X Setup Assistant with cloned drives
Authored by: daybrother on Mar 24, '05 04:09:06PM
If you know what the Setup Assistant is and does (and what a cloned system is), you do not need any further information. Here's a hint with comparable instructions: "Many people don't realize you can set Macbugs to step through a trap in a finished application. Try it." All the information you need is right there if you have Macbugs and know what it is used for.

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