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HT5048 What is the latest OS that will work on Macbook 7.1?

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I have a Macbook 7.1 with 4MB RAM - and OS X 10.6.8


I loaded Quickbooks 2013 which requires OS X 10.7.3


How do I get this done?


I am an IT guy in a Windows environment, but I have a user that is using a Macbook 7.1


Can this be done?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
  • stedman1 Level 8 Level 8 (49,785 points)

    That model can upgrade to Mountain Lion (10.8)




    Introduced     May 2010

    Discontinued     July 2011

    Model Identifier     MacBook7,1




    OS X Mountain Lion system requirements

    To install Mountain Lion, you need one of these Macs:


    iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)

    MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)

    MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)

    MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)

    Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)

    Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)

    Xserve (Early 2009)


    Your Mac needs:


    OS X v10.6.8 or OS X Lion already installed

    2 GB or more of memory

    8 GB or more of available space

  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,305 points)

    Yes. The MacBook 7.1 can run Lion.


    Purchase it from the App Store then download and install it.




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