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GarageBand missing after upgrade = have to pay for the new one?

493 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 11, 2013 1:48 PM by Keith Barkley RSS
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Feb 11, 2013 12:31 AM

Hi everyone,


My laptop was not working properly after upgrading it from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion, so I reinstalled the OS from scratch, and now my laptop is like new again (yay)... BUT...


I have just realized that I don't have my GarageBand anymore! Spotlight search only shows me the GarageBand dictionary entry.


If I search the app store, it offers me the new GarageBand, which is not free...


I don't know what version of GarageBand came with my late 2009 MacBook (bought it in the February 2010). Probably the '09 version. The MacBook did not come with an installation disk. And I have not backed up any of the default apps before reinstalling the OS to the factory settings.


Does anyone know how I can find my old GarageBand to re-download, please?

MacBook, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), Bought in February 2010, upgraded


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