possible to create ML usb key after os is installed?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by plucky duck, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. plucky duck macrumors 6502

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    I upgraded from Lion to ML before I thought about creating a key. Does the is leave the installation file on the ssd afterthe install or is it automatically deleted? If possible can someone please direct me to a step by step guide on how to proceed and what software to use? Thanks.
     
  2. Weaselboy macrumors Core

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    It gets deleted after you do the install. Just redownload from the App Store and use this free app to make your USB key.
     
  3. plucky duck thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Much thanks! If I create the USB key from my Air, will I be able to use the key on both the Air and my iMac or do I need a separate key just for iMac?
     
  4. Stonefly macrumors regular

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    Or you can use disk utility to make your usb key. Just follow these easy 4 steps in the pic. Is how I make mine. You can use the key on both.

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  5. ramram55 macrumors 6502

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    1 key will do.
     

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