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My friend bought Mac OS X Lion for me, but I don't have a Mac as I'm using Windows 7.

Since I have the DVD, which virtual application do I have to use? Which application is allowed by Apple?

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There's a DVD version of Lion? –  billc.cn Aug 16 '11 at 19:28
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As @billc said, you should, uhm, probably check if that DVD is genuine :) –  slhck Aug 16 '11 at 19:31
    
Maybe the friend brought Lion in the Mac appstore and burned it on a DVD.. –  Fogh Aug 16 '11 at 19:41
    
@slhck I'm not sure that is genuine or not but i received on a DVD –  Achu Aug 19 '11 at 19:44
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According to the OS X EULA you may not install OS X on any hardware that is not apple branded.

(iii) to install, use and run up to two (2) additional copies or instances of the Apple Software within virtual operating system environments on each Mac Computer you own or control that is already running the Apple Software.

You do have license to install it as a virtual operating system, but only if it is run on Apple hardware.

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@slhck thanks for editing that in instead of making it your own answer. I really appreciate that. –  xdumaine Aug 16 '11 at 19:30
    
It sucks. Even driver developers must buy apple branded equipment to write drivers for OSX. I usually check the classified mid or end of the semester. Students are usually strapped for cash and 6 month old Macs are going for dirt cheap. –  surfasb Aug 16 '11 at 21:50
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