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I got the new rMBP and tried importing my stuff to it via an external HD. Seems like it didn't work. And Migration Assistant didn't either. Has anyone done this successfully?

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What exactly means "didn't work"? – XQYZ Jun 28 '12 at 12:47
Indeed. Please clarify. Surey copies directly from drive to drive worked :|. – ephsmith Jun 28 '12 at 12:58

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