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2008 4 1 Macbook OS Compatability

Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:48 pm

I just got my hands on a Feburary 2008 4, 1 Macbook for testing. I'm trying to figure out what OS is the max I can upgrade it to? I tried to Google search around but I'm not finding any good answers on it. Some say 10.6 is the last supported and some say 10.7.
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Re: 2008 4 1 Macbook OS Compatability

Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:01 pm

This can run Lion, but not Mountain Lion.
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Re: 2008 4 1 Macbook OS Compatability

Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:18 pm

Just to clarify, it's a Macbook and not a Macbook Pro? If so, 4,1 will not do ML, but Lion should be fine. Any Macbook Pro newer than 2008 will handle Mountain Lion (and Mavericks for that matter).

There are workarounds to getting ML on a 4,1 Macbook if you really want to (I wouldn't bother personally--ML isn't *that* big a deal, especially if total stability is desirable):

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1325709
 
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Re: 2008 4 1 Macbook OS Compatability

Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:34 pm

Exactly, just a plain old black Macbook 2.4ghz. Thanks for the info!
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Re: 2008 4 1 Macbook OS Compatability

Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:53 pm

Future note, new-to-Mac person:

http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/m ... specs.html

(don't fergit to scroll down for all the vitals including max supported OS)

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