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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

Can't update past 10.3.9


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I have two identical iBooks G4, 1 is running 10.4.6, but the other is only running 10.3.9, and there are no updates to get it up to 10.4.6, why is this?
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You have to PAY. To get 10.4 or better you need OS X Tiger, which isn't a free upgrade, it'll run you about $100 I believe.
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- what above said

these are two different softwares

10.3.9 is panther
as for 10.4 is Tiger the newest OS X

so, you'd have to buy Tiger to have 10.4
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save yourself some tyrouble and buy the retail version.
I bought an ibook restore dvd on ebay, and had to send it back.
They are hardware specific.
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Yea, so right now you have OS X 10.3 which is Panther.

You need OS X 10.4, which is Tiger.

Then...with each update, the OS gets updated...so 10.3.9 is the latest Panther, and 10.4.6 is the latest Tiger.

Just resaying whats been said.

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