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Yes your settings are transferable and will be transferred using Apple's Migration Assistant, Apps too and as the G5 and G4 are both Power PC apps your apps should transfer over as well. You could even transfer your settings (but not your Apps) to a modern Intel-based Mac.
Safe to do this… C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer ..\Logs\CrashReporter – 300 M Delete contents of - \Logs & \CrashReporter but to be on the safe side, preserve the folder hierarchy, just in case it wouldn't auto-recreate if needed. C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync ..\Backups – 24.5 GB ...
You may also download a free tool which helps you to migrate MAC Thunderbird emails to MS Outlook.
I'd have taken both machines up to 10.10.4 first using the combo updater - as it specifically includes fixes for Migration Assistant. Then I'd have followed the instructions rather than try it in target disk mode - you need to be running Migration Assistant on both machines, as you must authorise on both. I've successfully migrated two machines in the ...
There are two Application folders. One is under the root directory and should contain all of your Applications. This is /Applications The other folder is in the User directory, so ~/Applications. ~/ is a shorthand for /Users/<UserName>. That folder is usually empty or has one or two stray Apps in there.
I suggest you use Apple Mac's Disk Utility, select the disk or volume in the LH column that you wish to clear, specify a format and name and click on Erase. Also select Security Options if you wish to prevent any recovery of previously deleted files.
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