Apple Lion Thumb Drive

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by diegobgr, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. diegobgr macrumors 6502

    Nov 22, 2009

    Is it possible to use Lion USB Thumb Drive, from Apple, like a bootable install disk? I sy like Snow Leopard for example.

    Anyone knows?
  2. podsorcerer09 macrumors regular

    Sep 9, 2008
    If you're talking about removing the Lion install and putting Snow Leopard on, it's more difficult than it should be. You can do it but the drive has locked and you have to use a windows tool that's written in Chinese to do it.
  3. brand macrumors 601


    Oct 3, 2006
    Why should it be easy? The drive is sold specifically as an OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive that is only capable of installing OS X Lion. Apple never markets or mentions it as being usable for anything else. When you buy a Lion USB Thumb Drive you get exactly that a Lion USB Thumb Drive and nothing more.

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