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I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to Mavericks and when I run 'check for updates' in iPhoto it says there is an upgrade available but that I need to pay for it (this was not the case with the GarageBand update)

Why is this happening and how do I get round it?

marked as duplicate by grg, nohillside Apr 20 '14 at 18:34

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Did you change your Apple ID? If you bought iPhoto in [apple ID 1] and you are using [apple ID 2] now, may be it will charge you.

  • It came on a DVD with the mac "imac applications install DVD" – adolf garlic Apr 20 '14 at 14:06
  • Try to contact Apple support to help. – tommyip Apr 20 '14 at 14:11

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