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Default OSX Snow upgrade disk use on 2 computers - 08-20-2010, 03:34 PM

I have had my mini 10v for several months now. It's working great. I did the usb method.

I recently bought my girlfriend a 10v and I was wondering if I could use the same usb stick to format my new 10v to run snow leopard. I never had to register online or insert any sort of cd-key. So I see no reason why I can't use the same .iso to install snow leopard on both of the machines.

I'm going to try sometime this weekend.

has anybody else tried this?
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Exclamation 08-20-2010, 09:49 PM

I might be wrong but I believe that the license is applicable for only 1 computer, if you want to stay legal you MUST purchase a second license (buy another copy) for the other machine..if you do please do not tell us about it on this forum..its against the rules..

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Default 08-20-2010, 09:55 PM

It WILL work. But as rrfranczak3 said, it may not be moral/technically legal.
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Default 08-22-2010, 03:56 AM

Thanks Guys

I'm not trying to be cheap I'm honestly just too lazy and impatient haha...

but then again if I wanted to do the moral thing I guess the 10v isn't the best bet
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Default 08-22-2010, 11:20 PM

Apple don't use an OS product license registration system rather rely on user honesty (the suckers lol no they brand the hardware so it's not as much of an issue as it is to M$)

depends, is your disc a multiple license disc? they used to do a family disc for up to 3 Macs the only thing different about it was the box though.

not to sure what the policy on mydellmini is about this, one disc one hack i guess, I know the use of a pirate copy is rightly frowned upon.. some how I doubt Apple will agree that buying another retail copy of OSX.6 for your lucky girl friend's new 10v will keep you peachy with them..

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Default 08-24-2010, 04:34 AM

Buy a retail install disc. $30. Right now the install disc is for 10.6.3 which might or might not work as an initial install. Use the USB drive you made previously for the install and update as outlined in this forum. Apple probably doesn't care about us since they are looking for bluefin tuna, we are plankton. Buying the disc will make you feel better. I love the 10v MacNano I made. It works great for traveling and fits in my wife's purse. If Apple made something like it I would have it. Not an iPad, I mean a real Mac OS computer.
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