Relating to taking actions to install a version of software which is earlier than the version currently installed.

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Please restore the device to a version of the OS listed below

I'm getting the following message when tethering one of my iPads used for testing. Its telling me to "Please restore the device to a version of the OS listed below...", but it does not provide the ...
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Downgrade El Capitan Developer Preview to Yosemite

I've installed El Capitan Developer Preview . Installation crashed at about 75% and then i could only boot in safe mode. I wiped all the hard drive to reinstall Yosemite but it only displays 10.11 ...
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How to recover Mail, Calendar and Contact after Mavericks to Mountain Lion downgrade?

I want to downgrade from Mavericks to ML. If I do this, how can I recover my emails, calendar and contacts after the downgrade?
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Downgrade, can not reinstall

I completely erased my internal HD in order to downgrade OS. Now, I boot from CD (to reinstall Snow Leopard) and I get the message "Mac OS X can not be installed in his computer". Any suggestions?
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How to downgrade the OS to the original one on a MBA 2010?

Continuing the thread about whether it's worth downgrading the OS on an old MBA Late '10, I'd like to check the downgrade options. I am not sure my daughter still has an original CD with the OS. I ...
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Will AppStore applications continue to work after an OS downgrade?

Our daughter has an old MacBook Air (2010 model) that worked fine until a few recent OS upgrades. Now it's almost unusable with its 2GB RAM that can't be upgraded, so she is considering cleaning her ...
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Is there any chance to upgrade from 5.1.1 to 6.1.3?

Actually I downgrade my iPhone 4 from 7.0.4 to 5.1.1 by ssh, so now I want to upgrade to 6.1.3 is it possible?
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Downgrade iPad2 from iOS 8.2 to iOS 7.1.2 [duplicate]

Is this somehow possible ? I know that Apple don't sign previous iOS versions after some time the new version was released
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Should I create a Fusion Drive before or after downgrade (from Yosemite to Mavericks)?

I bought a used Mac Mini late 2012 with installed Yosemite and two drives: SSD 128 GB and HDD 500 GB. I want to create a Fusion Drive and downgrade to Mavericks via bootable USB flash drive. What ...
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Is there a way to downgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 7? [duplicate]

My iPhone 4S is very slow. Is there anyway to downgrade to iOS 7 (legal or jailbreak)?
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Downgrading from Yosemite to Mavericks

I have recently bought a new Mac which contains Yosemite. Unfortunately i have problems with some of the programs I'm trying to run so i want to downgrade back to mavericks. i have constructed a USB ...
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Best OS X for late 2009 MacBook

I have a white 13" MacBook (late 2009) with 2GB memory. It is currently running Mavericks. The machine is too slow, probably because the memory is just 2GB. I'm considering downgrading it back to ...
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Installing Mavericks on a new Mac Mini (end 2014) shipped with Yosemite pre-installed?

Excuse me for my english, I'm french and I try to find a solution for my new Mac Mini buy in December. My new Mac Mini it's configured with Yosemite 10.10.0. and it's a problem for me because I use ...
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Downgrade from Yosemite OS to Mavericks OS: -2003F message error

Please I wanna ask you if you can help me to resolve this issue. I have make a handling to downgrade from Yosemite OS to Mavericks OS. After this, my Mac cannot start up, it displays a folder with ...
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From Yosemite to Mavericks

I originally bought my Mac mini on Yosemite. I wanted to downgrade to mavericks, and on this website I read that if I went into core services and changed my SystemVersion.plist from 10.10 to 10.8 and ...
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How to downgrade software using terminal?

New apple user here, I am trying to downgrade matplotlib to 1.3.1 after coming to this potential solution: https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues/3470/ I just have no idea how to do that.
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Yosemite downgrade [duplicate]

I really really don't like the look of Yosemite. How do I downgrade back from Yosemite to another OS?
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iMac not letting me downgrade to mavericks via USB [duplicate]

I already asked this question but because I didn't sign up it won't let me respond to anyone, but here it is again *with more info. I made the mistake of installing Yosemite without backing up my ...
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2010 Mac Mini Downgrade

I have a 2010 Mac Mini with no DVD drive and a 5,400 RPM hard drive. Of late, it's begun to get quite sluggish, and I'm fairly sure it's the slow HDD that's to blame. I took a look at the means of ...
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How do I downgrade from Yosemite 10.10 to Mavericks 10.9?

I have the new Yosemite. How do i downgrade to the last version? I really don't like it. Lost Yahoo messenger and a lot of extras I had on my old operating system.
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How to downgrade to Maverics with Time Machine

I've just "upgraded" to Yosemite, but I really hate the design and I want to go back to Maverics. I have a copy of my MBA in Time Machine (made before upgrade). My question is - how to downgrade and ...
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How do I downgrade a jailbroken iPhone 4 on iOS 7.0.3 to iOS 6.X.X? [duplicate]

I know about other similair questions on AD, but they are from quite a while ago. Things can change quickly. I do know about this method: ...
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Downgrade Yosemite Release to Mavericks [duplicate]

So I'm considering updating to Yosemite, but I have a 2011, low end MBP, and Im a bit afraid that its going to be slow. If I do upgrade, is there anyway that I can revert back to mavericks? I've seen ...
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Can You BackUp A Computer and ReInstall on a Different Version of OS X? [closed]

I downloaded the Yosemite Beta and I want to uninstall the beta, but not lose any of my files. Can I back up my computer and reinstall my stuff in Mavericks?
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Downgrading a new mac mini 2012 from Maverick to Mountain Lion

I acquired a new mac mini late 2012 with a fusion drive & a 2,6 Ghz cpu. It came with maverick. The machine already came back last week from a mac repear shop where they changed the mother-card ...
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Boot off of USB drive problem - new iMac

how can i boot off of usb disk to install snow leopard onto new iMac that has mavericks installed
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Mac OS X can't be installed on this computer when I tried to downgrade from 10.9.4 to 10.9.3

I need to downgrade my Macbook from 10.9.4 to 10.9.3 but I'm getting this error when it tries to install the Mac OS "Mac OS X can't be installed on this computer" Any of you knows how can I downgrade ...
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How to restore to Leopard/Snow Leopard from Lion without any disk?

My friend has a Mid 2010 Macbook pro with Mac OS X Lion installed on it. She wants to restore it (as in format/erase and get a fresh start). However she does not have any disks. When trying to ...
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ipod 2G MB531LL 16 gb - can I downgrade from 4.2.1 to iOS 3.1.3? [duplicate]

I upgraded to 4.1.2 and now most of the apps don't work. But I can't find how to erase and start over. My old MAC tower still has itunes 9, would it work on that? Thanks for your help
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Downgrading from OS X 10.9.2 to 10.9

The 10.9.2 upgrade completely messed up the OpenGL driver and is causing some games / graphics driven application programmed in OpenGL to have a lot of issues with particle drawing. This is unbearable ...
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Amongst Macs that can be upgraded to support OS X Recovery, can any model *not* accept a firmware downgrade?

Focusing on computers that can be upgraded to use OS X Internet Recovery: is there any Mac on which firmware can not be downgraded? I see that for at least one type of MacBook Pro, firmware can ...