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How to install mac on a new hard disk without a dvd or bootble usb

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How can I prepare myself for installing MAC on a new hard disk.


I am worried if someday I wake up and find my hard-disk has crashed then how can I re-install MAC on my new hard-disk. I know how to install mac with botable USB (i also know how to make bootable usb), but situation is if hard-disk crashes on some random day i won't be having a bootable USB ready, and none of my freinds have MAC (where i can go prepare a bootable usb). But I have windows PC in spare.

I tried to make a bootable DVD(saw maccult to know how to make one) from osX-Moutain Lion downloaded from App Store, but disk utility said DVD size is small.



So please suggest me what should I do if any such event happens and how can i prepare myself in advance.





MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), 13.3


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