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OS X Lion Family Pack

Discussion in 'Mac Software Discussions' started by skiziks, Jun 9, 2011.



  1. skiziks

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    For the first time that single price is good for all five of a user's authorized Mac computers, effectively replacing Apple's "family pack" multi-user license.

    How will this work? Lion will download from the App store to the computer that it was purchased from. How does one get it to copy to other computers?
     
  2. Gene Steinberg

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    You can download a copy on any Mac with the same Apple ID. Or download to one, copy to the others.
     
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    I need more help than that. Sorry. It must be a pretty simple process to copy the OS Lion from an iMac to a MacBook, but not simple enough for me to know how to accomplish it without some coaching.
    Can you please give a few of the steps necessary to do this when it is available?
    1. Download the OS app from the App Store to the iMac.
    2. Turn on the MacBook.
    3.
     
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    It's all about file sharing. It's documented in your Help menu, and on Apple's Support pages. Do you need any specifics beyond those?
     
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    I'll do a search.
     
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    The step-by-step is right before you in the Help menu and online. Let me know if something isn't clear.
     
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    I was hoping that there would be some explicit directions in one of your books.
     
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    There are, but I haven't done a Mac OS X book since Jaguar, so they're not readily available. The file sharing process has been pretty consistent for years, though.
     
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