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Mac OS X Virtualization Part V – Install Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on VMware Player 3.1.4

Wow, it’s all happening at Apple, iCloud and now in July 2011!

OS X Lion coming to a store near you in July 2011

OS X Lion coming to a store near you in July 2011

I’ve just an email reminding me that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, is available from July 2011.  So I thought I’d blog this now.

Oddly, when I try to un Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on VMware Player 3.1.4, I get the following error message!

Mac OS X Lion 10.7 running under VMware Player 3.1.4 'This is not a MAC'

Mac OS X Lion 10.7 running under VMware Player 3.1.4 'This is not a MAC'

More work required, when trying Mac OS X Lion 10.7, I get the error message “The guest operating system is not Mac OS X Server”.

Apple Snow Leopard Software License Agreement (EULA)

It states under Section 2

2. Permitted License Uses and Restrictions.
A. Single Use License. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, unless you have purchased a Family Pack or Upgrade license for the Apple Software, you are granted a limited non-exclusive license to install, use and run one (1) copy of the Apple Software on a single Apple-branded computer at a time. You agree not to install, use or run the Apple Software on any non-Apple-branded computer, or to enable others to do so. This License does not allow the Apple Software to exist on more than one computer at a time, and you may not make the Apple Software available over a network where it could be used by multiple computers at the same time.

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