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Siri Requires a broadband Internet connection and microphone built-in or external. Spotlight Suggestions Requires a broadband Internet connection. Either there is a very large misunderstanding or I am living in an alternate reality :. This is great info, I think people are annoyed that Lion installs FROM Snow Leopard though, everyone seems stuck on the idea of having physical hardware to boot from. I highly doubt Apple will stop including recovery disks with new Mac purchases though, so I think the complaints are much to say about nothing.
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Explaining the Mac OS X Lion Clean Install
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How To Install OS X Mountain Lion On A PC [Hackintosh Guide]
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You will have to troubleshoot this part yourself according to your own hardware specs. We've provided a few tips below.
Reboot and try another port or one of the following flags. Set it manually to 0 by typing this command at the boot screen above. This can solve many issues, allowing you to access the installer screen. Sometimes a cure-all to reach the installer. After you're fully installed, you can switch back to your 6xxx card. When you arrive at the Installer, choose language. In the top menu bar choose Utilities , and open Disk Utility b.
Highlight your target hard drive for the Mountain Lion installation in left column. Click Partition tab d. Click Current and choose 1 Partition e. Under Name: type Mountain Lion You can rename it later h. Click Apply then Partition j. When the installer asks you where to install, choose Mountain Lion , or your existing install. Upon completion, restart the system. In addition it includes System Utilities to repair permissions and a collection of drivers and config files. The installation is complete, but the drive isn't bootable yet. When you arrive at the desktop, open Safari 7.
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