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Help me create a bootable usb montain lion drive in windows7

by reanne123 / January 10, 2013 5:56 AM PST

Hello everyone .

I have a macbook air with a formatted HD , when booted it loads straight to disc utility hence no OS on the machine .

What i have is a windows 7 laptop with the following

1. InstallESD.dmg Mac Disk Image File mountain lion 0.8

2. 8gb usb pen

I would be very great full if you could help me transfer the DMG file onto the usb penon my windows machine to make it boot on my macbook air .

I have tried a couple of methods but none seem to work

Thnks in advance

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You're right.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 10, 2013 6:02 AM PST

I don't see a Windows solution to this one. notes a tool but looks pretty expert to me.

Why not install MAC OS X the standard ways? For years I've used USB DVDRW drives and (natch) OS X from Apple on DVDs.

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by reanne123 / January 10, 2013 6:10 AM PST
In reply to: You're right.

Thanks for reply

What are the standard ways you talk of?

I am very new to mac and OS X so any info would be great.

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I didn't talk. I wrote it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 10, 2013 8:17 AM PST
In reply to: thanks

USB DVDRW drive and your Apple OS DVDs.

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