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

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by okrelayer, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. okrelayer macrumors 6502a

    May 25, 2008
    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?
  2. eawmp1 macrumors 601


    Feb 19, 2008
    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.
  3. Bernard SG macrumors 65816

    Bernard SG

    Jul 3, 2010
    In his Mac AppStore application, sign him out and login under your Apple Id?
  4. okrelayer thread starter macrumors 6502a

    May 25, 2008
    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?
  5. DreamscapeRuins macrumors member


    Jul 6, 2011
    Inside your mind
    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?
  6. strang macrumors member

    Sep 2, 2009
    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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