Resolved Am I Missing something?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by dilvid, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. dilvid, Oct 7, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2011

    dilvid macrumors newbie

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    Hi there,

    Bought myself a Macbook Pro 15" on Tuesday just gone. I went to the store and picked it up all fine. I got home and noticed that I didn't have installation DVD's it was however pre-installed with Lion and iPhoto etc.

    I know my last macbook (just the plain ole 13" macbook) came with the OSX install DVD and the Software DVD (for iPhoto etc). I initially thought it was just a hidden partition like you get on bog standard PC's which contains the software etc but now I'm not so sure.

    I scoured the net and this site and it seem's that I was meant to get some installation DVD's but I haven't. The box was sealed etc so I know it wasn't a refurb, it was still in its brown shipment box too which again was sealed.

    Can anyone who has recently bought a Macbook Pro confirm this?
     
  2. ThemacNub macrumors regular

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    Macs shipping with lion dont include installation cds
     
  3. aziatiklover macrumors 68030

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  4. andalusia macrumors 68030

    andalusia

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    Lion has a recovery partition on the HD instead of any install disks. If you need to restore iLife software or other pre-included software you can do it through the app store.
     
  5. dilvid thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thats great!!! Means I don't have to go pester the store now.

    Thanks guys!
     

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