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HT1338 Processor upgrade for Macbook and iMac

194 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Nov 21, 2012 12:28 PM by Csound1 RSS
Nasius Calculating status...
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Nov 21, 2012 10:23 AM

I have recently updated both my iMac as well as y MacBook Pro to Mac OS X 10.7.5 and keep getting the the error message "Powerpc applications are no longer supported" when I try an install a new language program I bought recently.I contacted the manufacturer and after countless e-mails we determined that the processor 2.4GHz Intel Core i5 is not compatable with their product as Mac had removed the support for older software.Problem is both my systems were purchased recently and information gained from this site is useless as 'Activity Monitor" isn't displayed under Utilities on Apps? I would also like to know the proposed cost incurred to install the upgraded processor?

MacBook Pro with Retina display, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • Tom Gewecke Level 9 Level 9 (70,805 points)
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    Nov 21, 2012 11:48 AM (in response to Nasius)

    What is the exact name of your language program that does not work?


    In order to support a powerpc app, you need to downgrade your os to 10.6.


    Both your processor and the activity monitor are irrelevant to the issue.

  • Csound1 Level 7 Level 7 (32,250 points)
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    Nov 21, 2012 12:28 PM (in response to Nasius)

    If you are referring to Rosetta Stone software there is a 10.7.5 compatible version available from them, if not, what software are you talking about?


    Activity Monitor is found at Applications>Utilities>Activity Monitor, or just type Activity into Spotlight and start it from there.


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