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Question How to update a Mac Mini 1.1 to High Sierra?

mikeymikec

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The computer only gives me the option of upgrading to Mojave and then tells me it's not compatible. According to Wikipedia it ought to be able to handle High Sierra, but I can't see a way to go about installing it (preferably an in-place upgrade). Help?
 
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A Mac Mini 1,1?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_Mini#Specifications_2

That's a 32-bit-only Core Solo/Duo system from 2006/2007. According to Everymac.com they only support up to 10.6.8. (Snow Leopard.)

IIRC, you can download the High Sierra installer in your purchase history in the App Store, or get it from somebody who did, assuming you have a more modern machine somewhere that's running the app store.
 

mikeymikec

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Huh, looks like I had been reading the wrong table on that page. Thanks for pointing it out.
 

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