How Can I install Lion on a family computer with a diff apple id than mine?

okrelayer

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i would like to install lion on my fathers computer, he has his own apple id, i have mine. How can i install lion on his computer?
 

eawmp1

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Feb 19, 2008
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While technically against the terms of the license agreement, you could burn a disk with the method from MacRumors front page and do a DVD install.
 

okrelayer

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In his Mac AppStore application, sign him out and login under your Apple Id?
I thought about that, but I don't know if there would be a problem every time there was an update he would have to put in my password and stuff?
 

DreamscapeRuins

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You could always create a separate Admin user account on his computer, sign into the App store with your ID from that account, download and install lion, and then delete the second account?
 

strang

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I thought about that, but I don't know if there would be a problem every time there was an update he would have to put in my password and stuff?
We haven't seen a 10.7 update yet. But I assume it'd be rolled using Software Updates instead of App Store.

Well... Hopefully. That would solve your problem of future updates.
 

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