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Old Dec 12, 2012, 12:31 PM   #1
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Bought 2011 Refurbished Air - Upgrade to Mountain Lion?

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I just purchased a 2011 refurbished Macbook Air from Apple. The computer is 13" 4gb / 128 gb and is eligible for the Mountain Lion up-to-date program. Before I update, I wanted to make sure it's worth it and will not slow my computer down as it is an older model. Any reason's why I should NOT update to Mountain Lion from Lion?
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 01:18 PM   #2
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Hi All,

I just purchased a 2011 refurbished Macbook Air from Apple. The computer is 13" 4gb / 128 gb and is eligible for the Mountain Lion up-to-date program. Before I update, I wanted to make sure it's worth it and will not slow my computer down as it is an older model. Any reason's why I should NOT update to Mountain Lion from Lion?
I have same machine and just did the upgrade, easy, quick, and no bugs yet, other than MS Office 2011 seems a little slower at times, but the rest is 99.99% better, just MS Office is a bug.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 01:20 PM   #3
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I just did the same thing after buying a used 2011 MBA. Definitely recommend upgrading to OSX 10.8. Much more refined than Lion IMO and I enjoy a lot of the little things included like Notifications, Reminders, etc.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 01:25 PM   #4
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It's well worth it...the SSD more than compensates for the 4GB of RAM...Go ahead and grab ML, it's worth it for the extra little things that come with it.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 01:46 PM   #5
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Hi All,

I just purchased a 2011 refurbished Macbook Air from Apple. The computer is 13" 4gb / 128 gb and is eligible for the Mountain Lion up-to-date program. Before I update, I wanted to make sure it's worth it and will not slow my computer down as it is an older model. Any reason's why I should NOT update to Mountain Lion from Lion?
I just bought mine like 5 days ago and it already had Mountain Lion? Oh mine was 2012. I see the difference now.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 09:32 PM   #6
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