Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am helping a friend with his computer. He purchased 10.8 through the AppStore. However, the internet at his location is iffy at best, and we've tried for days to download with no success. Can I use my own saved copy to install on his system, or will we run into update issues?

share|improve this question

3 Answers 3

up vote 1 down vote accepted

There should be no update issues.

share|improve this answer

No problems so long as he enters his apple id, on which you've also purchased ML, in at installation.

share|improve this answer
    
Got it. Thanks! –  David DelMonte Aug 18 '12 at 11:22

It will download the components required for that specific Mac, which doesn't take long and will ask for his AppleID. So yes.

share|improve this answer
    
Please clarify. "Yes" meaning it will be ok? or "Yes" he will run into problems? Thanks –  David DelMonte Aug 18 '12 at 7:04
    
Haha oh sorry. Yes it'll be fine. If you need any help with the process, just ask :) –  hellothere Aug 18 '12 at 7:58

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.