Is it possible to convert a lion Dvd from a Lion flash drive? Last year when Lion came out I created a lion install usb. I need to create a dvd to send to someone off site and did not want to give my trusty usb drive away. Is it possible to burn this to disc? I did a little googling there doesnt seem to be an easy way other than redownloading from Apple.

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You should be able to accomplish this by doing the following:

  • Open Disk Utility
  • Plug in your Lion Installer USB flash drive, wait for the volume to mount
  • Insert a blank DVD
  • Click on the Lion Installer volume
  • Click the Burn button: enter image description here

This should burn the volume to the DVD. If it doesn't, you may have another problem at hand.

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