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Not particularly at any grave security risk since Apple is supporting and releasing security updates to OS X for n-3 generations of the OS as of August 2014: Mavericks (10.9) Mountain Lion (10.8) Lion (10.7) Snow Leopard (10.6) This is documented on the main support page at http://www.apple.com/support/osx/ I haven't seen any time when n-2 were not ...


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According to EveryMac the latest OS that your Macbook can run is 10.7.5 (Lion). A big focus on the preceding release 10.6 (Snow Leopard) was performance. It was the OS update that Apple advertised as having "no new features" as the work was focused on refining and improved the existing ones. Reducing the memory footprint, removing legacy code, the Finder ...


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Did you buy the RAM from a provider that guarantees it for Macintosh systems? I've gotten RAM from a big box store that has met the exact specifications, but wouldn't work in my Mac Book Pro without crashing all of the time. I ended up returning that RAM and getting it for about the same price from a vendor that guarantees it will work in my specific system. ...


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For extra peace of mind, you can use Image Capture (in your Applications folder) to securely download the photos to the computer's hard drive first. The procedure above should protect your photos, but seeing the photos safe and sound can help to put the new mother's mind at ease.


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You can use any computer that has iTunes installed on it. All you need to do is back it up to that computer first. You don't have to sync it with the computer. Once the iPhone is backed up, you can download and install the update knowing you have a backup of it on the computer. Once the iOS update is complete, you can go into Preferences -> Devices and ...


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It sounds like your Mac Pro is not supported (too old?) by a newer OS than 10.6.8. Check by looking in the System Information app, to see what version of Mac Pro it is. Supported versions are "MacPro3,1" or greater. Unsupported versions are MacPro1,1 or MacPro2,1. The reason why the older models are not supported is not arbitrary - it's because the first ...



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