help installing lion after putting new ssd

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  1. yamin2000, Nov 1, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2011

    yamin2000 macrumors newbie

    Oct 28, 2011
    i just installed new ssd to my MBP 13 2.8 I7,and i enterd to the internet recovery mode and after that i start the instillation by Disk Utility and formating my ssd .i think every think goes ok ,but after the formatting i went back so i can instal the lion i had to choose one of the options
    restore from time machine
    instal new lion
    Disk Utility
    so i chose instal new lion and i noticed that it trying to download the lion again and it takes about 60 hours ,since i thought i already downloaded the lion in first step internet recovery mode
    now i thought it is good restart my my laptop and i start from the beginging by doing the internet recovery mode

    this the picture that it shows it will take 60hours i have very good internet speed
    the picture i found in the internet
    did i made any mistake?
  2. heisenberg123 macrumors 603


    Oct 31, 2010
    Hamilton, Ontario

    When I redownloaded lion it started off saying really long time, than it decreased faster than real time took about 2 hours for me
  3. yamin2000 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 28, 2011
    OK I See
    i made a mistake by restarting the laptop i should wait
    i will try that
  4. fanchee macrumors 6502a


    Nov 23, 2009
    Yes, wait. I have Lion on a USB key (downloaded from Mac App Store) and when I went to install it onto my new SSD, it showed me that same screen about downloading additional components. Took about 20 minutes, I think.
  5. yamin2000 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 28, 2011
    is there a way i can put the lion in cd or usb for the future
  6. yamin2000 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 28, 2011
    it is gonna take 15 hours to download the additional components
    any idea?

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