Tech Q&A: How to migrate data from a Windows 7 PC to a new Mac
Q: Rather than switch from Windows 7 to Windows 10, I decided to buy a Mac. What’s the easiest way to transfer my pictures, important files, Gmail, music and Google Chrome bookmarks from the PC to the Mac?—Kim Munson, Bloomington, Minn.A: Most of that information can be transferred automatically using Apple’s free Windows Migration Assistant program. Anything the program doesn’t transfer can be moved via a standard flash drive.To use Migration Assistant, the Mac and PC must be on the same Wi-Fi or wired network, and both must be running the migration program. The Mac comes with it, and you can...
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