Where is the lion .dmg

Downloaded Lion 10.7 for my Imac installed etc works fine exept for my scanner software. But on the forums it said you get 5 licenses for Lion do I need to download the whole program every time for each machine? all he guilds i've read say you need to burn it to a dvd before you install lion which is now too late now, and if i do need to download it for each machine how will it handle my sister's and my dad's machines because they have their own apple accounts ? will it just reject it as soon as they swap back to thier account or will all the machines be registed to my account from then on? if anyone has any info please let me know.

After lion installs it deletes the installer.  You can download lion again on your computer from the app store by holding down the option key while clicking the purchases tab.  The button next to Lion should change from "installed" to "install" click "install" and download the file again.  Once you have downloaded the installer again, locate it in Finder, right click on it and click "Show Package Contents".  click on the folder "SharedSupport" and then copy the dmg "InstallESD" onto your desktop.  you can then burn that file to a cd and use it like an installer cd.
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