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My Macbook Pro has 4 GB of memory. I am downloading Mountain

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My Macbook Pro has 4 GB of memory. I am downloading Mountain Lion. Should I stop. How/
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I believe you should be fine. Mountain Lion supports any MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer) with at least 2GB or more of memory. Some features of Mountain Lion have additional requirements but not directly related to memory.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

why does it say you need over 4GB on the App Store site?

Are you referring to where it says "Size: 4.07GB" in the Mac App Store? If so, that is the size of the file that gets downloaded - which takes up space on the hard drive and not in memory.


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