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backinblack875
Jul 28, 2011, 07:44 PM
I made the bootable lion flash drive with this guide....

http://osxdaily.com/2011/07/08/make-a-bootable-mac-os-x-10-7-lion-installer-from-a-usb-flash-drive/#comment-215433

and when i boot from it, unless i missed something, there is no option to upgrade, here are the 4 options it gives me....
1)restore from time machine backup
2)reinstall mac osx (clean install, not upgrade from SL)
3) get help online
4) disk utility

how do i just upgrade from snow leopard?? it was my understanding you could do that through this method???



Intell
Jul 28, 2011, 07:47 PM
The Install ESD.dmg is the recovery partition image. It is not meant to upgrade. To upgrade you must run the app from the App Store.