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    Buying mountain lion then maverics

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    Buying mountain lion then maverics
    I want to know if I update from Snow leopard to Mountain Lion now will I get to update to Maverics for free?

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    Buying mountain lion then maverics
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    Nope. Mavericks is an OS upgrade (not an update)...and it won't be free. Updates are free...upgrades are not.

    This is like asking..."If I purchase and upgrade to Windows 8...will I get Windows 9 for free?"

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    Buying mountain lion then maverics

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    doesen't apple usually offer free updates for those who purchase previous version only like 3 months before the release?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoMan View Post
    doesen't apple usually offer free updates for those who purchase previous version only like 3 months before the release?
    Usually on purchases of new Macs which ship with the current version, if there is a new OS release shortly afterward, Apple has provided free upgrade.
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    All "updates" are free. Have never seen a free "upgrade" except to purchasers of new Macs.
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    Buying mountain lion then maverics
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    Quote Originally Posted by MoMan View Post
    doesen't apple usually offer free updates for those who purchase previous version only like 3 months before the release?
    Like RavingMac mentioned...only if you've purchased a new computer within a short time of a new OS release.

    That would be great if we could purchase something for $20 bucks (Mountain Lion)...and get something for $20 bucks free (Mavericks)!

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