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upgrade snow leopard to snow lion

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Feb 13, 2013 9:23 AM

I am trying to upgrade from snow leopard to snow lion. I know that I need to install lion first before installing snow lion, but i can not find it in the app store. Any ideas where I can get lion, so I can upgrade properly.

  • Klaus1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,420 points)
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    Feb 13, 2013 9:26 AM (in response to kelliech)

    There is no 'snow lion'.

     

    Snow Leopard = 10.6

     

    Lion = 10.7

     

    Mountain Lion = 10.8

     

    To use iCloud you have to upgrade at least to Lion, but some functions are only available in Mountain Lion:

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4759

     

    You can also purchase the code to use to download Lion (Lion requires an Intel-based Mac with a Core 2 Duo, i3, i5, i7 or Xeon processor and 2GB of RAM, running the latest version of Snow Leopard), or you can purchase Mountain Lion from the App Store - if you can run that:

     

    http://www.apple.com/osx/specs/

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