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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Hi, How do I see/know my current system definition? - I am probably MacPro3,1 (my friend may have chosen to keep the default when we (mostly him) built this in 2014. For me to directly attempt installing High Sierra: What should be the system definition for High Sierra? Just in case I go the...
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Great! Unfortunately, I am not aware how to. Would you be able to share instructions? Also, what do you recommend about the upgrade route of MLion to ElCap and then to HighSierra? Thank you. Atul
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    I just attempted to upgrade from the App Store/Update, I got the same message "could not complete purchase...cannot install 10.13.4". How do we change the system definition? Note: In my earlier post on this thread when I was approaching this as a stepped upgrade (i.e. go from ML to El Cap and...
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Hi ... I did add that information, may not have added in the correct place. It is in my profile. Anyways, it is “Gigabyte Intel Z77 Dual Thunderbolt ATX Motherboard”. I got it from Amazon as per the install instructions and purchase instructions 4 years back. Earlier in this thread, you had...
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Hello ... I am back. My apologies. Life needed other focus for a while. First off, I have updated my profile with hardware information. Please let me know what else may be helpful My quest to upgrade continues... I was thinking of another approach before I try the one advised above (separate...
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Thank you! My primary boot drive for ML is already SSD. I like your suggestion so wanted to seek clarification. Are you suggesting a second internal SSD (to do this will be first time for me, instructions will help tremendously), install Sierra on that new secondary one and boot from that...
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Hello... A quick check-in... Requesting someone/moderator to confirm that I have to simply download Sierra and install (nothing else, except I guess backup)? Atul
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Thank you. I had reviewed this link but wondered if all steps apply or is this a simple and only "download Sierra and install" step? Atul
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    Guidance requested: Mountain Lion to latest Mac OS (or close)

    Hello My friend and I built my system in 2012. We used Multibeat 5.2.0 to install Mountain Lion. It has been a while and life has been good with the system. My browsers are no longer working with many sites. It is time to upgrade Current version: 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) Processor: Intel 3.4 Ghz...
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