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    New Mac User
    Just Purchased a new mac Guy never updated it and it has Mac OS X Version 10.5.8. Searched and couldn't find where too get Mac OS X 10.6, which is Snow Leopard? Anyone know where to get it? Also Would i have too do every update after that or can i jump to OS X Lion after that and so on?

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    Jan 23, 2008
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    Snow Leopard is available from the Apple on line store for $19.99. Which Mac did you buy? It has to be an Intel powered Mac or you can not install Snow Leopard.

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    Jan 23, 2013
    It is an Intel Powered mac. I searched on in the Apple online store and couldn't find Snow Leopard there. That's where my question came from.

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    I just did a quick search in the store for Snow Leopard and I was directed to the page where it is available. However, it may not be available in your regional store (I don't know if Apple is limiting sales to particular locales). I do notice however that you do have to search for it - you'll never find it otherwise.
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    Head for the main page of - select the 'Store' link at the top - on the next screen, head for the search field and search for Snow Leopard.
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