Migrating from 9 to X FAQ

This page is part of the subscription links for Macmaps Tech Support. All of these documents are accessible for subscription at $17 (U.S. Dollars) a month, or as part of the tech support e-mail, phone, or at home packages on my Macmaps tech support store.
It gives several solutions for making sure your software is able to migrate between Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, as well as to Intel Macs. You may either subscribe to the fulltext of this page for 30 days of your own self help, or get 30 minute intervals of e-mail or phone support. Both options are available for purchase at Macmaps.com tech support. Once you have purchased a password for 30 days, the direct link is http://www.macmaps.com/store/macosxnative.html

This page was spun off of Mac OS X speed FAQ.
If upgrading to X for the first time, be sure to read the warning about firmware first and if upgrading to Mac OS X 10.3 for the first time, be sure to also read the Firewire bug report. For additional help on upgrading Mac OS X past the first installation, please see my Upgrade FAQ.

This page is divided up into several sections: