Quick Question About Selling MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by RealMadrid15, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. RealMadrid15 macrumors member

    Jun 19, 2012
    It came preinstalled with Lion. How can I sell it and give an out of the box experience with Mountain Lion preinstalled instead of Lion?
  2. RedCroissant Suspended

    Aug 13, 2011
    You can't since they would have to buy it or assign their AppleID to it. And since Apple TOS doesn't allow for transfer of purchases, they would have to do it themselves.
  3. twiggy0 macrumors 6502

    Oct 8, 2009
    You could try to repackage it as best as you can after installing it yourself, if it's necessary to have that specific OS on the laptop for him. You would have to take the external wrapper off and the main sticker, but not necessarily mix up everything inside.
  4. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    It's secondhand....Surely nobody is going to expect a new out of the box feel...If they want that, they buy a new one...Just install the OS and box it up, it should have no effect on the Mac's re-sale value at all.

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