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Hi I was given a 3 year old iMac recently. It has 10.4.11 os x. Is there a way to upgrade to the latest os x online? I'm new to Mac's.
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You cannot upgrade the OS online, and we would need a more detailed spec of its RAM and processor to figure out what version of OSX it can run.

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Major OS upgrades require you to purchase the CD. If you happen to have an Intel iMac with at least 2 GB of memory, you can purchase the Snow Leopard (10.6) version of OS X for $29 and do the upgrade..

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Whichever way it comes out, Mac or Windows, to upgrade to a newer OS you gotta spend a buck or two or more! Avoid pirate sites like the plague.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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