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Old Dec 23, 2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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Install Mountain Lion on 2008 Macbook

I have a 2008 macbook that more than meets the "system" requirements for installing Mountain Lion. Only problem is that it is past the cutoff age, and I can't install it because apple is obviously milking past customers for money, expecting us to buy a brand new system even though older ones work perfectly fine and would be able to run ML. Anyways, I have ML on a newer computer. Is there any way I can somehow transfer it to my macbook through USB and then run the installer? Thanks for your answers.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 07:59 PM   #2
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Nope. Your Macbook does not have a GPU that is adequate enough for Mountain Lion. Age has nothing to do with it. Apple supports Mountain Lion on older machines than your own.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 12:48 AM   #3
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I have a 2008 macbook that more than meets the "system" requirements for installing Mountain Lion. Only problem is that it is past the cutoff age, and I can't install it because apple is obviously milking past customers for money, expecting us to buy a brand new system even though older ones work perfectly fine and would be able to run ML. Anyways, I have ML on a newer computer. Is there any way I can somehow transfer it to my macbook through USB and then run the installer? Thanks for your answers.
What type of MacBook are you refering to? The aluminum unibody version?
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I had a BlackBook that got dropped from ML. It was already four years old, now going on five, so I decided to upgrade to the new MBP. But no, there is no way to upgrade it. Lion is as far as it'll go.
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