run lion inside windows 7 on imac 2011

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by skcr, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. skcr macrumors newbie

    Aug 3, 2011
    I have installed windows 7 on my imac 2011 i5
    now i want to virtualize mac os lion
    is there any legal way to do it ?

    i will keep windows as my primary OS
    still need lion to run without booting

  2. balamw Moderator


    Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2005
    New England
    The license appears to allow virtualizing Lion on Lion only.

    EDIT: Doesn't mean it can't be done, just that the majors (Parallels and VMWare) may not support it as they do with Boot Camp from OS X.

  3. skcr thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 3, 2011
    ok how about i ran lion vm in lion using fusion and then copy the vm files to windows and run it in vmplayer?

    will i be able to work on lion in windows then?

    will this work ?

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