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[_] Mac Upgrade Woes

James Bewley jamesbewley at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 14:08:57 GMT 2013

Looks like I have the same model as you Robin.  Xcode is apparently happy
running on Snow Leopard or later so I'd be happy with Lion.  Ryan, thanks
for the offer I'll be in touch.


James

On 4 February 2013 13:50, Robin Layfield <robin at ultrasimplified.com> wrote:

> Not so! I'm running Mountain Lion on a MacBookPro A1226 (2007) model. I
> *do* have a hybrid drive installed though and I think that is the
> determining factor.
>
> The drive I have is the 500Gb version of this
>
> http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-750GB-Momentus-Serial-Hybrid/dp/B0068QO82G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1359985672&sr=8-1
>
> It was a pretty easy installation.
>
> You should be able to get Lion on there fairly easily (without having to
> take the MacBook apart).
>
> Robin
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> On Monday, 4 February 2013 at 13:43, Rick Hurst wrote:
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> > On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 1:37 PM, James Bewley <jamesbewley at gmail.com(mailto:
> jamesbewley at gmail.com)> wrote:
> > > I've just been handed a MacBook Pro (~2007 Intel CPU) so I can develop
> iOS
> > > PhoneGap plugins for a mobile app. Trouble is, the Mac is running OS X
> > > Tiger and there doesn't appear to be a clear upgrade path to the latest
> > > version of OS X & Xcode. From what I've read so far I'll need to
> somehow
> > > upgrade to Snow Leopard before upgrading to Mountain Lion via the app
> > > store. Does anyone know how to go about installing Snow Leopard?
> > >
> >
> >
> > I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you probably won't be able to
> > install mountain lion on it - Apple have enforced an arbitrary
> > restriction stopping stuff over 4 years old upgrading to mountain
> > lion. Best you can hope for is Lion, which isn't on the app store
> > anymore :(
> >
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