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Mike, Mac Medic
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Experience:  Over 20 years IT experience with Apple computers in publishing, marketing and design.
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Setting up new Mac, migration assistant stuck at what looks

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Setting up new Mac, migration assistant stuck at what looks like around 45% telling me 26 hours to go ... has been running for 2 days now
JA: Just to clarify, what's the model of your Mac, and what operating system are you running?
Customer: Just to clarify, I'm a PC guy not much Mac experience and have been asked to do this for Bosses wife!
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: Unknown, have walked into this one cold. They are both desktop Macs, the new one is brand new 30 something inch, the older one is probably 4 years old. I can't seem to switch back to the desktop to check anyhting without cancelling the migraiton
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Just made sure neither computer has hung so far
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Just that I'm a complete Mac noob I guess ... I see one of these about every 2 years and only to get them playing on MS networks
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Richard replied 1 month ago.

Hi there and welcome

Can you tell me if it has progresses at all since you posted this question?

Thank you