2 Replies Latest reply: Jun 10, 2013 5:36 AM by Ralph Landry1
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If I've purchased a new macbook pro with Mountain Lion can I now download MLion to my iMac without re-purchase from the app store?


iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.4)
Reply by Ralph Landry1 on Jun 10, 2013 5:36 AM Helpful

I disagree with Carolyn, must be the first time ever, as this has come up a couple times...the purchase of a Mac with ML preinstalled does not constitute the purchase of ML for Mac App Store purposes.  You have to repurchase a copy for installation on your other machines.  The copy on your new iMac is not tied to your Apple ID but to the machine serial number.

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