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HT4718 This article does not address the errors that occur when attempting to install Lion or Mountain Lion, e.g.  "Can't download the additional components needed to install Mac OS X" or something about Can't verify this installation please re-dwnld fr iTunes

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Have re-downloaded Mountain Lion at least 4 or 5 times, I have erased, repartitioned, and replaced hard drives and it seems no matter what I do, including removing one 4 GB sim from the laptop. ( Macbook Pro mid 2009 ).  It fails.  I have created and recreated a boot drive on a 8 GB USB and a 32 GB SDHC card. I when I had Lion on the laptop I had also made sure the apple ID account is the same for the computer in User/Groups as it was for the download of Mountain Lion.   I have used Apple Macintosh since my first Mac SE in 1997.  With all the posts on this issue on the web and the last 4 days I have spent working countless hours on this. It seems that Apple is going to be loosing clientel and market share.  I would like to simply install an upgrade to the operating system.  If there is anyone that can help with something I have not done that will allow me to install Mountain Lion on this Mac I would very much appreciate it.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
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