Need Help :'( to update 10.5.8 to 10.6.3

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by FahDon, May 28, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hey guys
    I need your help plz I DO NOT know how to use a mac which is so annoying :mad::mad:
    I'd like to know how to update 10.5.8 to 10.6.3 or the latest I tried to use "software update" on my mac but it didn't shows me anything! :(
    I'm using a macbook Pro

    :apple:>>>:mad::mad::mad::mad:
    :D many Thanks
     
  2. celticpride678

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    #2
    You cannot just upgrade your Mac from Mac OS X 10.5.8 to Mac OS X 10.6.3 using Software Update...

    Snow Leopard is a paid upgrade, meaning you have to purchase the disk and install it.
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

    slpdLoad

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  4. macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    You have to buy Snow Leopard. It's not a free update.
     
  5. macrumors newbie

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    nightmare!

    finally bought snow leopard 10.6.3 and every time i install the disk, i get 'must have 10.6; however, I'm on 10.5.8!!

    Tried updating 10.5.8 (no new updates)...guy at mac store said i can upgrade with this cd straight from 10.5.8

    any help is great and much appreciated!
     
  6. simsaladimbamba

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    How does the DVD look like?
     
  7. macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    Where did you buy the 10.6.3?
     
  8. macrumors newbie

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    white box with green sticker 'new version 10.6.3'... bought it from the virgin store here in dubai
     

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