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Old Aug 8, 2011, 08:38 PM   #1
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Using 2010 Air USB Key on 2011?

Hey guys, just wondering if it was possible using a 2010 air snow leopard restore usb on a 2011 macbook air. just wondering cause from what i read, you cant do a customized installation of lion removing imovie, garageband and all the languages.
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Old Aug 8, 2011, 08:48 PM   #2
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It's unlikely to work. Putting an older OS on a machine than the machine was designed for is sketchy, at best. The build of Lion that comes with the new Airs is specifically meant for them.

You can't do a custom install of Lion, but there is nothing stopping you from removing all that stuff post-install.
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Old Aug 8, 2011, 08:49 PM   #3
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You cannot run Snow Leopard on a 2011 Air. It won't install and will kernel panic upon boot.
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Old Aug 8, 2011, 08:51 PM   #4
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ah dang it. thanks for the quick answers than guys!
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