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Need to install Mountain Lion OS X on iMac model EMC 2211

Last Modified: 2015-03-20
I need to replace the hard drive on an old iMac model EMC2211. I've been told it's a 2008 model. I've taken it apart and purchased what I thought would be the OSX download, but instead appears to be just the product code for Mountain Lion OSX. My situation is that I'm replacing it with an SSD hard drive, I've already got a mount to place it in and already have it taken apart but I do not have the actual disc for the OS. What are my options here if I don't have a DVD-DL disc, nor any of the installation discs, but just a blank hard drive, and the product code from the apple store? If I can get a hold of the Mountain Lion OSX iso,could I just load it onto the SSD drive through an external enclosure kit I have so that I can boot off of it or is it possible to load it on a USB flash drive and boot off of that? This is what I purchased from apple store - http://store.apple.com/us/product/D6377Z/A/os-x-mountain-lion
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