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    Lamont replied to the thread Can't update 2009 Macbook Pro.
    Ok, I think fatigue played a role, as it worked this morning first shot. The disk boots, but I get the interdiction sign. Ok, gonna pester the owner if they have the original disks around... this is bonkers and I am tired.
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    Lamont replied to the thread Can't update 2009 Macbook Pro.
    I am having quite the adventure. So as stated above I have been trying to make bootable disk images. And it looks like I have been doing them wrong from Windows using various apps. Where they DO make a disk image from the DMG correctly, that DMG...
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    Lamont replied to the thread Can't update 2009 Macbook Pro.
    You are right, I was looking at the graph backwards... had the newest to the left. So with that thinking I should install Mountain Lion, as it was what was installed when purchased, then do the Upgrade Waltz to El Capitan. Then why in the heck...
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    Lamont replied to the thread Can't update 2009 Macbook Pro.
    It should support, because it was running El Capitan before I wiped it, and I did the OS upgrades via the AppStore to get there. My best best bet is to get access to the disks that came with the device and run from there methinks.
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    I have a 2009 Macbook Pro and for the life of me, after wiping it, can't get it to install a fresh copy of the OS (High Sierra or Catalina). I have tried to... install from the OS's built in recovery partition. use Internet Recovery. install...
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