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    Stuck... Snow Leopard...

    Hi all, just discovered one of my client schools has a macbook pro (been hidden away).

    I'm keen to set Apple Configurator up on the device and manage a small provision of iPad's.

    The macbook currently has Snow Leopard 10.5.8 installed, which as I understand isn't supported back AC.

    Can anyone advise on the process/ costs involved with upgrading from this to Mountain Lion?
    Apple (United Kingdom) - OSX Mountain Lion - Move your Mac even further ahead.

    Thanks

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    £13.99 from the appstore for 10.8.5 OSX

    You’ll need to log into the appstore and buy the “app 10.8.5” download and install it. Apple configurator does not support anything less than 10.8.5
    Last edited by Mark182; 22nd October 2013 at 12:37 PM.

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    SNAP! I found a macbook pro in one of my client schools the other day. Looked like a cupboard of empty boxes but I think everyone had just read the 'DO NOT TOUCH' on the MBP and followed that instruction!

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    How much will it break installing it?

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    I’m not sure but I install from 10.7.5 to 10.8.5 last week and did not lose any files or my windows installed bootcamp my mac book. What do you mean by “how much will it break?”

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    More of a rhetorical question really.

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    Do it in Meraki? I found this spot on for its purpose.

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    I thought snow lepoard was 10.6.x? You'll need 10.6.8 in order to progress to mountain lion.

    https://discussions.apple.com/message/21792297

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    We've just jumped from SnowLep to Mountain Lion - should be ok. A above £14 from App store. Dont think there were any intermediate steps - however I might have nodded off at some points....

    It didnt break anything (but I took a back up of the user files as per usual)

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    Yeah you'll need to buy a copy of Snow Leopard first, if you want to do an in-place update to Mountain Lion. Pretty painless process though, we've done a number of Macs from 10.5 to 10.6 and 10.7 to 10.8 and our server went from 10.6 to 10.8.

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