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I have an "old" MacBook OS version 10.5.8. want to upgrade.

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I have an "old" MacBook OS version 10.5.8. want to upgrade

Technician's Assistant: When did you last update your software?

So long go, cant remember

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Software Expert to know before I connect you?

Jst how to upgrade online

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