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Why won't the App Store let me download Mountain Lion even though my system meets the requirements?

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Nancy Polend Calculating status...
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Feb 2, 2013 11:18 AM

I am trying to purchase and download Mountain Lion from the App Store.  I have all the requirements met, but I get an error message saying my computer is not compatible.  What's up and how do I fix it?  Here are 2 screen captures of my system specs:


Screen shot 2013-02-02 at 1.57.28 PM.pngScreen shot 2013-02-02 at 2.14.53 PM.png

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Core Duo 2
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