Help with MacBook Air update

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by den_lim, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. den_lim

    den_lim Active Member

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    Hello.
    I have an old MacBook Air 11" -- the first one that came out 2010 or 2011.
    A lot of apps like Chrome won't update on the current OS anymore.
    I was wondering what's the latest OS I can install that would enable me to extend the life of this portable.
    It's a good laptop and still works well. But the support on the apps aren't there anymore.
    Thanks.
     
  2. sanmigueller

    sanmigueller New Member

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    Same issues with mine. Guys, we need your help please
     
  3. infiniteloop

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    not yet. wondering if it would work with high sierra
     
  5. Theus

    Theus PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Resurrected our 11” MBA’s with new batteries 2 weeks back (thanks to Ynzal). Mine’s 2010, wife’s 2011. Updated both to high sierra. Had trouble updating mine but got thru after 3 tries (was about to do clean install but somehow 3rd try worked).

    No issues so far.
     
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    may I know how much is the battery replacement?
    thanks!
     
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    Theus PhilMUG Addict Member

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    8500 each
     
  8. godivachoc

    godivachoc Active Member

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    Hello friends. Just wondering, how long will it take to replace batteries on a MacBook Air? Cheers!
     
  9. Mykolant

    Mykolant PhilMUG Addict Member

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    My MBA 2011 is also showing battery wear and needs replacement asap. Other than that, the fan needs replacement, too!

    Are you guys sure it can still carry High Sierra? I guess I'll have to ask Nomer of Ynzal. I had it updated last 2016 and he installed El Capitan back then.
     
  10. hazeru

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    I have a 2011 MBA too and had the bloated battery replaced late last year. The bloated battery caused some issues and I don't think it's been completely fixed, but it works for now.

    I'm running High Sierra on it. Haven't had problems, but the last security update won't install -- I keep getting a can't install error -- so I haven't updated since then.
     

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