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Question: El Capitan 10.15 on 2009 Macbook?

I'm in the process of trying to upgrade to 10.15 on my 2009 Macbook Pro. It appears to be stalled out at "...calculating time..." (it's been calculating for about an hour now.)

Thoughts, anyone?

Thanks!

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Dec 12, 2017 3:33 PM in response to dunstanmorey In response to dunstanmorey

There is no 10.15. The latest version of macOS is 10.13.2. Please review How to get macOS Sierra - Apple Support. For El Capitan see:


Upgrading to El Capitan


To upgrade to El Capitan you must have Snow Leopard 10.6.8 or Lion installed. Download El Capitan from the App Store. Sign in using your Apple ID. El Capitan is free. The file is quite large, over 5 GBs, so allow some time to download. It would be preferable to use Ethernet because it is nearly four times faster than wireless.



Macs that can be upgraded to OS X El Capitan


1. iMac (Mid 2007 or newer) - Model Identifier 7,1 or later

2. MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer) - Model Identifier 5,1 or later

3. MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer) - Model Identifier 3,1 or later

4. MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer) - Model Identifier 2,1 or later

5. Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer) - Model Identifier 3,1 or later

6. Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer) - Model Identifier 3,1 or later

7. Xserve (Early 2009) - Model Identifier 3,1 or later


To find the model identifier open System Profiler in the Utilities' folder. It's displayed in the panel on the right.


Are my applications compatible? See App Compatibility Table - RoaringApps.

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