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Can I buy and download OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion, via the Mac App Store on an unsupported Mac?

My home internet is dial-up, so whenever I need to download stuff I go to the library with my Snow LeopardĀ (Mac OS X 10.7) MacBook.

For Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8), it doesn't work, because my MacBook isn't supported by Mountain Lion, even though I actually want to install 10.8 on my iMac at home, so the app store won't let me buy it.

Is there a way to work around this?

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Eric, 'Snow Leopard' is 10.6. 'Lion' is 10.7. Which do you have? Likely the App Store program looks at a particular string somewhere on your system to judge whether it can run or not. If the string/file that the App Store checks is easily editable then you could spoof the download at least. However, this isn't necessarily even how it does. One way might be install fseventer and look at which file is 'touched' by the App Store or someother process. Maybe even a log file (readable with the built-in Console app) can tell us? –  NOTjust -- user4304 Apr 23 '13 at 19:25

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