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. macrumors 6502

    Jan 5, 2012
    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. macrumors 6502

    Jul 27, 2012
  3. macrumors Core


    Jan 23, 2005
    It gets deleted after you do the install. Just redownload from the App Store and use this free app to make your USB key.
  4. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jan 5, 2012
    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?
  5. macrumors regular


    Dec 26, 2009
    Nova Scotia
    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.

  6. macrumors 6502

    Jul 27, 2012
    1 key will do.

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