Mountain Lion Available Today From the Mac App Store - Page 6 -
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Advertise

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 03:27 PM   #51
Full Citizen
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 217
Installed and running beautifully on my 2007 iMac. A noticeable improvement performance wise over Lion. Spotlight indexing really made my Mac crawl at first (which is expected), but the indexing dash inside the Spotlight icon disappeared before the actual indexing finished. Only after searching something in Spotlight was I able to see the progress bar showing me how much longer the indexing was going to take. Bug? Anyways, after that process completed and 1 more restart, my 5 year old Mac is felling brand new. Very impressed with everything and the smoothness is fantastic. Love the new dock and the lights. Would have paid just for that. LOL
 Dumpling is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 03:43 PM   #52
Honourable Citizen
dona83's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Edmonton, AB
Posts: 6,499
Hm, I wonder what about my 2006.5 iMac which is not Mountain Lion compatible? If I ever need to reinstall Mac OS that is.

I did burn a bootable install DVD from the download file but I'm bound to lose that disc sooner or later.
2017 MacBook Air, 2009 iMac 21.5", iPhone XR 128GB Black, iPad Pro 10.5" 256GB Wifi+LTE
dona83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 04:40 PM   #53
Full Citizen
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 38
Things are definitely snappier

Without taking a stopwatch to it, my 2010 iMac definitely feels faster.

My only hiccup is that Safari now won't connect to Facebook or Apple/Discussions, (I've posted a new thread looking for help.)

But overall, the update feels good.
Sugith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 04:49 PM   #54
You are just an illusion
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Brossard, Quebec
Posts: 2,851
jumped from 10.6.8 to 10.8.

so far so good.. took about 40mins to install on a 2009 unibody polycarbo macbook. 2.26ghz 8gb ram and a 500gb 7200rpm HDD.
MacBook Pro 8.1 - i5 2.3ghz, 16gb ram, 180gb SSD - Mine
IllusionX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 06:00 PM   #55
Full Citizen
Mike457's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cobourg, ON
Posts: 89
Send a message via AIM to Mike457
I went from Lion to Mountain Lion. Installation took about 35 minutes. There's a definite increase in speed on both my iMac and my Mini. Everything feels much more snappy. I definitely like the new look of the dock. Notifications is a little distracting, so I'll have to get used to it.
2.9 i7 iMac; Mini i5 2.5; G4 Cube!; iPad 3; ATV 3
Mike457 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 06:04 PM   #56
Honourable Citizen
HowEver's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: GTEh
Posts: 15,690
Waiting a few hours already for my code..

No worries as I was already running the (legit) GM, but it's also a free install on other (family) computers.

Originally Posted by ehMax View Post
Got my free code already for the MacBook Air I purchased on July 5th.

Can't wait to start playing! Airplay from Mac is the biggest featured I'm looking forward to.
For sale: black iPod Classic 160GB

Morgan Figueiredo / Fleming = Scammer He's "The G3 Man" here on ehMac.

HowEver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 06:05 PM   #57
Retired Mayor of ehMac
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Ontario
Posts: 10,264
Send a message via AIM to ehMax
Finally getting a chance to download Mountain Lion. Entered in my code in the Mac App Store and it says, "This code has already been used. Each code may only be used once."

What the?????

I have certainly not used this code yet.
ehMax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 06:05 PM   #58
Resident Curmudgeon
SINC's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Central Alberta
Posts: 84,915
Send a message via AIM to SINC
Originally Posted by ldphoto View Post
It won't let you download Lion though...
Matters not as I still have the install .dmg on my disk for Lion from making the USB install stick I made for Lion as well as ML.
Visit my website:
St. Albert's Place On The Web
(Over 3.1 million folks have.)
SINC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 06:14 PM   #59
Honourable Citizen
fyrefly's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posts: 4,415
Originally Posted by Lars View Post
There would be zero good reasons to keeping selling Lion v10.7 alongside Mountain Lion - nor has Apple ever sold two different or more operating systems at the same time.
What about the (admittedly small) group of people who are still on Snow Leopard and have a Machine that'll run Lion, but not Mountain Lion?
Steve Jobs re: iTunes on Windows: "It's like giving a glass of ice water to somebody in hell"
fyrefly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25th, 2012, 06:24 PM   #60
Full Citizen
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 230
Easy installer download, watching the installation timer tick down now.
slipstream is offline   Reply With Quote

canada, details, free, lion, mountain, upgrade

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mac Related Sites - List Carter Anything Mac 4 Sep 16th, 2009 09:53 PM
mac store down + NAB starts today, hmmmm Ottawaman Anything Mac 8 Apr 24th, 2006 11:47 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:52 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999 - 2012, All rights reserved. ehMac is not affiliated with Apple Inc. Mac, iPod, iTunes, iPhone, Apple TV are trademarks of Apple Inc. Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2 Urban living in Toronto!