Currently Being ModeratedNov 24, 2012 6:41 PM (in response to amib8zs)
If you want to buy a USB mouse, just take a look at the package and see what it says - does it have specific system requirements? Could be that if it's fancy with lots of button functions, it may need a driver installed - is that driver compatible with the OS you are running?
As for selling, did yours come with Mountain Lion? If so, you're allowed to make a transfer of the OS license to the buyer. You'll need to call Apple, but will probably need the buyer's info - name, address, etc (I'm guessing there since I've not done that). So, that'd be reasonably easy to do. I would use the recovery partition to wipe the drive and reinstall the original factory version so that your information is no longer retrievable.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 24, 2012 6:57 PM (in response to babowa)
I didnt notice it b4 .probly should a posted at "peripherals?"
I wont need any thing fancy just some thing for when the BT mouse decides to drop out.
I bought the thing a week b4 ML came out and down loaded it from the App Store.
Not sure how that plays into selling the thing..
Currently Being ModeratedNov 24, 2012 7:01 PM (in response to amib8zs)
Ahh, ok there is a difference - the licensing rrequirements are a bit confusing:
If you purchased Mountain at the App Store, the purchase is tied to your Apple ID forever and is not transferable. The buyer would not be able to reinstall because the new (his) Apple ID and machine ID would no longer match. The license stipulates that you erase Mountain Lion and reinstall the original OS - if that was Lion, then use the recovery partition (Command + R during restart) and reinstall Lion. If it had Snow Leopard, use the original install DVDs to wipe the drive and reinstall.