Lesson 24. Upgrade Your Mac and Migrate Your Files

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Goals

Understand whether to upgrade or clean install

Become familiar with the utilities available from the installation disk

Use Migration Assistant to move user accounts and files to a new Mac

Other ways to transfer files from Mac to Mac

Remote install

You may have just gotten a brand-new Mac with Lion already installed, in which case you can skip this chapter altogether (unless you want more information about transferring your files from an old machine to your new one).

If you upgrade using a Lion installation disk or USB Flash drive, the installer presents you with a few options from which ...

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