Will Apple send me a new disc?


macrumors 68040
Original poster
I am leaving town tomorrow and am wondering: In the extremely unlikely event my computer crashes on me, will AppleCare send me a new OSX install disc?

I am actually more afraid of my existing disc getting broken or lost, so am opting to leave it home.

Logical thinking, eh? :rolleyes:

mad jew

Moderator emeritus
Apr 3, 2004
Adelaide, Australia
I don't think Apple will send you replacement discs if yours are still technically available and functioning. Have you tried installing OSX onto the Firewire drive so you can boot from it, if necessary? :)


Staff member
Dec 7, 2002
New Zealand
Kingsly said:
I would imagine that the disc is copy protected. I have backed up my files, and will have a FW HDD with me. I worry that OSX will take a dump.
I have never seen a copy-protected Apple CD or DVD.