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I have 400 to 800 FireWire cables from the last time but forgot how to specifically do it.
Any suggestions appreciated.
The new MacBook Air that you’re receiving has an application that provides for “Over the Air” network-based migration, as the MacBook Air does not have a FireWire port included. However, in order to use the “over the air” method, the originating machine must have an operating system of 10.4.6 or later. Because your iBook G4 has 10.3.9 installed, the automatic migration isn’t an option.
Should I have this same situation, I’d use a manual migration method. Using a USB external drive, back up your data from your home folder. Then go through the standard setup process with your MacBook Air. Once your account is created on the new machine, you can connect your external drive and move the backed up data to the correct folders. It’s not exactly seamless or automatic, but it can provide a safe way to move your data and build a nice, stable system.
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I’m using a 1st Gen Macbook Air and I cracked it’s left hinge the other day, although everything has been running fine.
Today, however, a red glare sort of thing, maybe a hue (I’m not good with the lingo) has appeared on my display and when I move my screen up or down, it goes away momentarily, but if I take my hand away, it goes back to the red tint. I was wondering if you think that the Macbook Air is just completely cooked (I’ve owned it for 2 years), OR, if I take it into the Apple Store (not sure about my warranty), will they be able to do something about it?
Apple laptops run display cabling through the hinges so hinge damage will quickly start to affect the display cables.
There is probably a short in the display cable from its contact with the sharp edges on the crack. You should take it into the Apple or Mac Store for support and to get a repair quote. It will likely require a new display housing with the display, it will not be cheap if it is not covered by AppleCare.
Hope this helps sorry tot hear about the problems.