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Upgrading 10.4.11 macbook software?

by sarahbold / January 15, 2013 1:46 AM PST


I have an old white Macbook, and I want to upgrade it to the same software that I run on my other mac (Mountain Lion). Is this possible? If not, what's the highest software I can upgrade to, and how do I go about doing this?

Model Name: MacBook
Processor Name: Intel Core Duo
Memory: 2GB

Thanks for any help you can give! Happy

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The short answer is No
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 15, 2013 7:42 AM PST
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Oh dear!
by sarahbold / January 15, 2013 7:52 AM PST
In reply to: The short answer is No

If I can't upgrade to Mountain Lion, what's the highest I can upgrade it to? Thanks for your help!

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I'm in the same boat
by froggy56 / January 15, 2013 8:28 AM PST
In reply to: Oh dear!

Lion - 10.7 is the highest you can go.

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How can you be in the same boat if you are running 10.7
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 15, 2013 8:54 PM PST
In reply to: I'm in the same boat

Take another look at the original question.


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The highest you could go on your current machine is
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 15, 2013 8:56 PM PST
In reply to: Oh dear!

10.5 Leopard or, possibly, 10.6 Snow Leopard

Maxing out the RAM, up from 2GB, would also give you an improvement in performance.


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