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I have a macbook pro with OSX 10.8.5, a 2.26 intel duo processor, 8GB ram. I am unable to update to newer OS configuration. Any ideas why I am unable to upgrade?

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5), 2.26 intel duo, 8 GB RAM

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If its an Intel Duo you its too old to support the newest macOs version High Sierra.


You will be limited to only El Capitan.


See here for how to upgrade to el Capitan

How to download OS X El Capitan - Apple Support

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May 28, 2018 1:44 PM in response to jodyblue02 In response to jodyblue02

If its an Intel Duo you its too old to support the newest macOs version High Sierra.


You will be limited to only El Capitan.


See here for how to upgrade to el Capitan

How to download OS X El Capitan - Apple Support

May 28, 2018 1:44 PM

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May 28, 2018 1:49 PM in response to jodyblue02 In response to jodyblue02

Looking it up you have a 13" Core 2 Duo model. That's the only possibility for a 2.26. You should be able to update up to 10.11 (El Capitan).


https://everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/specs/macbook-pro-core-2-duo-2.26 -aluminum-13-mid-2009-sd-firewire-800-un…


This is how to update:


How to download OS X El Capitan - Apple Support


There's a direct link to iTunes that should bring it up in the Mac App Store:


Get OS X El Capitan

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