How will this free upgrade to lion going to work?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by hcho3, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. hcho3 macrumors 68030

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    I just bought MBP for myself and Apple did say I will get a free upgrade, but I am a little bit worried...

    My connection is like 2-3 Mbps and I will have to download 4GB massive file...

    Should I just return it and wait for MBP with LION?

    How will apple verify that I bought MBP very recently?

    HELP! I am worried because I did not buy from apple...

    Hold on to this receipt?
    Call 1-800-apple for SOS?
    Email Steve jobs?

    Please help. I am still new with this.
     
  2. Photics macrumors regular

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    Is this really such a big problem for people?

    Like 17 years ago I would just leave big downloads on overnight... or go get a sandwich. It was fun.
     
  3. Gav2k macrumors G3

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_3 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8J2 Safari/6533.18.5)

    U don't need to be at home to download the file.

    As for the upgrade every mac purchased and registered after the announcement gets a free update.
     
  4. hcho3 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Oh! That makes sense. Thank you.
     
  5. mnsportsgeek macrumors 65816

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    Ya, I used to download files that were a couple gigs like 10 years ago on a 1.5 megabit connection. Painfully slow, but I got by. People complain too much.
     

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