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How can we tell how many lion installs we are currently running? Or how many of our 5 that we currently have used up.

- I have used the lion recovery feature to reformat my computer.
- I want to install and run Lion inside of parallels


iTunes.app says only 1 computer is authorized to play content from my AppleID.


- Will I be able to reformat my computer, via lion recovery, after i have "hit my 5 installs"? I thought the 5 installs rule meant 5 different computers (not 5 installs of the product)

- Will I be able to install Lion in more than 4 VMs?



Thanks for the help, as always.. I love you guys <3
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How can we tell how many lion installs we are currently running? Or how many of our 5 that we currently have used up.
It's called the "honor system"!

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It's called the "honor system"!

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Are you serious? They don't audit your number of downloads?

I thought they blocked you/apps from installing on more than 5 machines.
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It's called the "honor system". It has been this way with the Apple OS since 1984!

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- Computer seems slower than it used to? Read this for some slow computer tips: Speedup
- Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
- Apple Battery Info. Battery
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Also...give this a read:

A Single Purchase of Mac OS X Lion Will Install on ALL of your Macs

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