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I'm preparing an old Macbook Pro for resale. I want to setup the Lion installation in a way so that the Welcome video plays when the buyer boots the MBP for the first time.

How can I accomplish this?

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You can't — sadly, Lion has no welcome video!

(However, you can reset a machine to the first-boot state by simply booting from the recovery partition, erasing the drive, and reinstalling Lion. See this thread for more instructions.)

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Aww :( This is so sad! Why would they do that? – gentmatt Apr 17 '12 at 14:10
Not strictly speaking true, if you are being pedantic (and I am)... Right at the end of the install, after you have chosen your username, and keyboard, and wifi and all that, is a very short video on loop that describes the 2 finger scroll gesture, and requires you to scroll down and click a button to start using Mac OS X. :P – stuffe Apr 17 '12 at 14:11
I agree... I was really disappointed when I first installed Lion. Perhaps it's to decrease the time until a machine is usable, or to make the experience more consistent with iOS. – jtbandes Apr 17 '12 at 14:13

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