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Question: i have osx 10.9.5 and cannot update

i am trying to update my mavericks but it says i cannot update to sierra

do i need to go back and get older versions and work my way up?


how do i do this


thanks for any help


john

OBS,iMac (24-inch Early 2008), OS X Mavericks (10.9.5)

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Your computer can’t be upgraded past El Capitan. If desired, click here.


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Dec 10, 2017 2:43 PM in response to riggo44 In response to riggo44

Check to make sure your applications are compatible.


Application Compatibility


El Capitan 10.11 Compatibility information



Also check to make sure there is a compatible driver for your printer.


Do a backup before installing, preferable 2 backups on 2 different drives.


I have purchased RAM several times and a hard drive from Other World Computing and have always been very satisfied with the product and service. They have on-line instructions on how to replace the RAM. OWC has also tested RAM above what Apple states is the maximum. I had 6GB installed on an early 2008 iMac supposedly limited to 4 GB and noticed an improvement.



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