How does Leopard licensing work?

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  1. Kieffer87

    Kieffer87 Orly OT Supporter

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    I bought my MBP used and it didn't include the OS disk. I got a copy from a friend but how does the licensing work? I'm used to MS license number being tagged on the machine somewhere.

    Planning on upgrading the hard drive soon, but just wanted to check about the reinstall before I got stuck with buying another version of OS X.
     
  2. Raider007

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    put disc in
    install
     
  3. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    no serial keys or licensing issues with apple.
     
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    it works on the honor system. basically, if you like the system - you should support it by buying a valid license.

    also, some people are even more honest than others...or want more of tax deduction for work or something, and will bone up and purchase the 5pack license
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    very true. Leopard was the first (and only) operating system I've ever actually purchased. Not to say that I've illegally downloaded other operating systems because they were given to me in school.
     
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    Wow this is very suprising, good to know though. I think the seagate momentus 320GB 7200.3 will blow the current deskstar 5k250 out of the water after looking at some charts at Toms Hardware!!
     
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