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HT1444 i need to go from 10.5.8 forward, how do i do this

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i have version 10.5.8, build 9l31a, want to upgrade to most current, how do we do it? thanks

iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.8), do not have leopard, just 10.5.8
  • Klaus1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,300 points)

    That is the final version of Leopard.


    If you want a paid upgrade to a later version of OS X you start by checking if your Mac can run Snow Leopard:


    Requirements for OS X 10.6 'Snow Leopard'



    Whilst Apple have withdrawn Snow Leopard from their stores, you can still get it from Apple by calling 1-800-MY-APPLE (if you are in the USA) and they will supply the SL DVD for $20 for a single user, or $30 for a family pack that covers up to 5 Macs.  You can also purchase the code to use to download Lion from the same number.


    If you are outside the US call your national Apple Helpline:



    If you're in the UK, use this number: 0871 508 4400


    When you have installed it, run Software Update to download and install the latest updates for Snow Leopard.


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