Installing a newer version of software, or getting a newer or improved piece of hardware.

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Upgrading from OSX 10.5.8 to 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

I own an iMac (Early 2008) running Mac OSX 10.5.8 and I want to upgrade it to 10.6 (Snow Leopard) using a USB Stick. I can run the installation program when I boot from the USB-Stick, but there is no ...
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Unable to install Boot Camp 6 Update for Windows 10 due an invalid signature

I previously upgraded to Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro (Mid 2012)'s Windows (former W7) Partition. Sadly I'm unable to install the BootCamp 6 update - it fails during the installation. Following error ...
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Upgrade iPad to newer (but not latest) iOS

How do I upgrade my iPad 3 from iOS 5.1 to 7.x (now when the latest version is >8)?
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iMac 27 3.2 GHz core i5 [late 2013] memory upgrade

I'm thinking to upgrade memory on my iMac 27 3.2 GHz core i5 [late 2013]. It has currently built-in 8GB [4GB x 2] RAM. My questions are: 1] Can I upgrade RAM by simply adding 16GB [8GB x 2] in two ...
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Should i upgrade my 2009 macbookpro components on general way?

I've a MacBook Pro (mid 2009), and it has low performance. If I can should I upgrade the memory` and/or a new hard drive or SSD? I don't want to buy another one if my Mac is in perfect condition. My ...
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Anyway to add new processor to MacBook 5,1 or MacBook Air 204

I'd like to add a faster processor to my MacBook Air 2014 or my MacBook 5,1 unibody. Is this possible at all?
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Apache 2.4 display forbidden at projects after upgrade to OS X El Capitan

I'm having a 403 Forbidden message in my projects that contain a .htaccess file, this happened after upgrade to OS X 10.11 El Capitan. I have no idea why, I've been looking for an answer and I've ...
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Applying an old EFI update on a new version of OSX

I have El Capitan running on a MacMini 2010 that I use as a media player/server. The computer used to be my mother's and I have just noticed that she has never applied any of the firmware updates ...
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OS X installer corrupt

I have recently done a clean reinstall of OS X to fix my corrupted drive and everything is fine running Mavericks. However, I have been trying to upgrade to Yosemite, first by downloading from App ...
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Get out of OS upgrade installer on restart?

The installer for 'El Capitan' stops and says "File system verify or repair failed. Quit the installer to restart your computer and try again." It shows a "Restart" button. When I restart, it gets ...
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Getting error when update mac os from Mavericks (10.9.5) to El Capitan (Latest version)

I want to update my mac mini OS from Maverics to EI Capitan. When i click on Get button at that time it will give a error message. For better understanding i attached screen shot of the error ...
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Upgrade to Yosemite deleted old email messages

Encountered this odd issue where an upgrade to Yosemite deleted email messages older than 2 October 2015. Does anyone here know why this would happen and if there's a way of recovering them?
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Upgrading to Yosemite [duplicate]

I'm on Mavericks. Now that El Capitan is out, I do not want to upgrade to it (I am a rather conservative user), but it seems that I have no simple option in App Store to upgrade to Yosemite. There ...
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Can you still download Yosemite if not can i clean install Yosemite from a USB stick made for another machine?

Ive got several computers that i manage, last week just before the release of El Capitan i upgrade one of them to Yosemite, i now want to upgrade the rest to Yosemite (the reason im not going straight ...
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Now that Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) is released, how can I upgrade from Mac OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks) to Mac OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite)?

The title says it all. I am using a Mac Mini (Late 2012) that is running Mac OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). I avoided upgrading to Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) when it was first released because of all of the ...
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Alternative Method to Acquire El Capitan Upgrade

Is there a way to acquire a copy of the El Capitan upgrade without downloading it first via the App Store, for example via a USB Drive? I know you can make a USB Drive after downloading El Capitan, ...
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Upgraded to El Capitan, now computer running slowly, disk space changing, software not working

Not being computer savvy, I think I made all sorts of mistakes when I decided to upgrade my macbook pro to El Capitan yesterday but I need to figure out how best to go forward. Mistake 1: I made the ...
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El Capitan update: This partition map modification would make a Windows partition unbootable

When trying to update to El Capitan (from Yosemite), I get the following error, and cannot proceed with the installation. This partition map modification would make a Windows partition unbootable ...
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MacBook White Unibody doesn't detect new HDD

I'm trying to upgrade a MacBook from mid-2009 (it's the A1342, MacBook 6,1) with a new hard disk. The original one was a 250GB and the new one I'm trying to install has 500GB and it's a Toshiba. I've ...
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Black screen (no boot up) after upgrading RAM to 16GB on mid 2010 macbook pro

I have a mid-2010 (core2duo) macbook pro with 4GB (2x2) RAM. I bought 2x8GB RAM Crucial 8GB Single DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) CL11 SODIMM to upgrade RAM to 16GB. Now after replacing these RAMs my ...
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Upgrade to final from Public Beta?

I'm currently on the public beta of El Capitan, how do I upgrade to the final version of the new OS?
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Will my late 2012 macbook pro - 2.6 i7, 750gb HD, 16gb ram be fast enough for Yosemite?

My late 2012 macbook pro - 2.6 i7, 750gb HD, 16gb ram OSX 10.9.5 has been running very slow of late. Ive been trying to trouble shoot the issue for a while now, but together with the time spent ...
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Would “non supported” memory modules cause the Mac to restart frequently?

I've got a Mac Mini mid mid 2011 upgraded with 8GB memory using Kingston sticks, but after the upgrade the Mac now frequently blinks the screen black and then restarts itself. This is not a restart ...
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Cannot update OS X via the App Store

This only happens with OSX updates, all general apps work fine. I click install to update to the latest version, I get a couple prompts confirming I want to download and allow my computer to restart. ...
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Automate Yosemite Upgrade

I want to be able to launch the Yosemite Installer app from the Applications folder and install the upgrade with commands. When I look inside the InstallESD.img there are many PKG files, I am unsure ...
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Change the version - “zmień wersję” [duplicate]

After update from iOS 7 to iOS 9 I got stuck on the screen My iPhone haven't been synced with iTunes unfortunately, and I don't have a backup. PS: I think it could be "slide to upgrade" stuck ...
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Should I update to El Capitan? [closed]

I don't know whether I should update my iMac to El Capitan or not. I'm planning to use it daily as my primary computer for the next 5 to 7 years (yes, seriously) and too afraid to update to the next ...
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Will there be issues if I install RAM modules with different sizes in a Mac mini?

I have a Mac mini late 2012 with 4 GB (2 x 2 GB) RAM. I bought another 8 GB RAM module and installed it in the Mac. Should I leave the 8 GB module alone or should I install one of the two 2 GB modules ...
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How to delete iOS 9 install file?

I have an ipad 2 with iOS 7. I got a notification about iOS 9 ready to install. I don't want to install iOS 9. The problem is before this I used to have 1GB+ storage space and now I only have 100MB+ ...
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Time Machine Backup to New SSD

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro with a 320GB HDD, and I'm upgrading to a 500GB SSD. Does restoring a Time Machine back up to the new SSD also include the OS? Are there any better alternatives? i.e. do ...
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iOS 9 upgrade frozen at “Slide to upgrade”

I'm trying to upgrade to iOS 9 from iOS 7 on a 5C but the upgrade process is frozen at "Slide to upgrade". Reboot just restarts one view or two before "slide to upgrade" screen. My iCloud backup is ...
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Will i be able to upgrade from ios 9.1 beta to 9.1 stable

I upgraded ios to 9.1 beta from 9.0 last beta a week ago. However i can't downgrade it to 9.0 stable as i don't have a backup. How will i be able to update to 9.1 stable from 9.1 beta when 9.1 ...
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ios 9 vs. ios 9.1 beta

I am running iOS 9.1 beta and it seems pretty good and more stable than past iOS 9 iterations. Will my iPhone 5S prompt me to upgrade to the public release of iOS 9 today?
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How can I check that my Apple Watch is backed up before upgrading to iOS 9?

I'm looking to research what to do to back up my Apple Watch settings and such before I upgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 9 on my iPhone. Is there an Apple support article or other information on how to make ...
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Install a graphics card in a MacBook Pro 2015

If I buy the $1900 MacBook Pro, would it be possible to buy the AMD graphics card separately, and install it myself? I can't afford the $2499 MacBook Pro but really need a new MacBook Pro.
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What will happen with my applications and data if I upgrade to El Capitan GM?

I have lots of apps and data on my Mac so I just want to know if I install El Capitan, do I need to backup all data and apps or will my Mac retain the data and apps after updating it from app store? ...
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OSX Yosemite upgrade error: “a mismatch between the MBR and GPT partition maps…”

I started following the procedure that was given after installing gdisk and got to the point where I comparing MBR and GPT values. Unlike all the posts I have seen, my MBR Partition table shows 3 ...
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Create a Clone of System HD

My wife has a 13" Macbook Pro from around 2008. It's 250GB HD is full so I purchased a 500 GB drive, partitioned with GUID, erased with Journaled and cloned with CCC. I took out the old disk and put ...
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Upgrade to iOS 9 Final from Public Beta?

I've been trying out iOS 9 Public Betas on my iPad and I'm pretty happy with it, but yesterday I got a prompt to update to v9.1 beta... Which is probably a bit too tender for my tastes :-) Anyhow I ...
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Possible to upgrade RAM to 16 GB for mac mini mid 2011?

Does anyone has experience with upgrading a mac mini mid 2011 to 16 GB RAM? I know the official doc says the max is 8 GB RAM, but there are articles on the internet which claim it is possible. The ...
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MacBook Pro 7,1 OS X upgrade to Lion or Mavericks

I own a MacBook Pro 7,1 running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and need to upgrade my operating system in order to allow my kids access Netflix as it says I need to update my browser. Apple software update says ...
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Upgrading to Windows 10 using Boot Camp

I want to upgrade Windows 7 on my macbook boot camp partition to Windows 10. However, my macbook is early 2008 and can only run Lion (which I believe is due to graphic requirements). I have read ...
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Can I upgrade my 121 GB Flash Storage SSD?

Is it possible to upgrade the 121 GB Flash Storage in my MacBook Pro 13" Retina? If so, can Apple do it for me or would I have to go to somewhere else to get it upgraded?
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Boot Camp Partition Unavailable After Windows 10 Upgrade

I have a simple problem for you today. I have been using Boot Camp with my Mac Mini for about two years and now, after upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, the Boot Camp partition doesn't seem to ...
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Clean Install, or in-place upgrade from Mountain Lion to Yosemite?

In the old days, doing a clean install was pretty much required for a major Mac OS X 10.x release. Is that still the case? Or should this graybeard let go of his old ways? The MacBook in question ...
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Yosemite 10.10.3 strangeness and Adobe CC compatibility

I upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite a couple of months ago and had no issues until I tried to upgrade Adobe Creative Cloud from 2014 to 2015. Long story short, I managed to get the CC desktop app ...
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Is it possible RAM not compatible with Macbook Pro?

As this is my first time dealing with HW of my Macbook Pro Early 2011 and need lot of money for service, I am quite nervous with this. I want to upgrade my Macbook Pro RAM to 8GB. What I can find ...
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Can I upgrade to a recent but not the latest iMovie?

Can I upgrade to a later version of iMovie (but not the latest) ? Were can I find later versions of iMovie ? I have an older version of iMovie 8.0.6 which has worked fine until I upgraded to OS X ...
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Is it safe to to upgrade OS X 10.7 to 10.8 on a productive system?

I was wondering if there are any implications to upgrading my iMac web development machine (which is highly configured MAMP (Apache, MySQl), customized hosts file, custom Network Card settings, etc... ...
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Is it possible to upgrade 2.26 GHz processor to 2.4 GHz?

I recently bought a 2009 macbook that I thought would have a 2.4GHz processor (along with 4GB of RAM) but instead has a 2.26GHz processor with 2GB of RAM. (I expected it to be 2011.) I got it fairly ...