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I know that in the past if I"ve previously downloaded OS X El Capichảy from the App Store I could download it again from the Purchased tab in the App Store, however now that macOS Sierra is out I"m not able khổng lồ download it as it says INSTALLED (và grayed out) even on a system running OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5. Pressing any key combination, e.g control, option, etc. doesn"t change the button lớn DOWNLOAD. All other previous versions of OS X can still be downloaded from my Purchased tab in App Store as they still say DOWNLOAD và are not grayed out, thus active sầu.

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The image below is from a system running OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5, does not have sầu OS X El Capirã installed on it or even the Install OS X El Capitung.tiện ích on its filesystem, yet it says it"s installed và grayed out.


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Whether or not you"ve sầu downloaded it in the past, you can now download OS X El Capichảy 10.11.6 (6.21 GB) via this link which will open first in the Browser, then in the App Store.

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OS X El Capitan

This version of OS X El Capitung is for users running OS X Snow Leopard who would lượt thích lớn nâng cấp khổng lồ macOS Sierra. If you are running Snow Leopard and would lượt thích lớn upgrade khổng lồ Sierra, you need to lớn install El Capitung first. This version of El Capirã can also be installed on Mac computers that are not comparable with Sierra.


Note: If doing this khổng lồ downgrade from macOS Sierra.

In order khổng lồ use the Install OS X El Capichả from macOS Sierra you need khổng lồ create a USB Installer và boot the Mac with it. You"ll also need khổng lồ erase the Macintosh HD and perkhung a clean install. Make sure you have proper User Data Backups from which khổng lồ restore your Data before erasing the Macintosh HD.

Have sầu a look at Create a bootable installer for OS X. Excerpt show below:

Use the "createinstallmedia" comm& in Terminal

Download the OS X installer from the Mac App Store. Quit the installer if it opens automatically after downloading. The installer will be in your Applications folder. Mount your USB flash drive or other volume. You could also use a secondary internal partition. xuất hiện the Terminal tiện ích, which is in the Utilities thư mục of your Applications folder. Use the createinstallmedia comm& in Terminal to create the bootable installer. Examples of this comm& are in the next section. For detailed usage instructions, make sure that the appropriate Install OS X tiện ích is in your Applications thư mục, then enter one of the following paths in Terminal:

Path for El Capitan:

/Applications/Install OS X El Examples

This is the basic syntax of the command. Replace volumepath with the path to your USB flash drive or other volume, & replace installerpath with the path to lớn the Install OS X app.

createinstalltruyền thông --volume volumepath --applicationpath installerpath The following examples assume that the OS X installer is in your Applications thư mục & the name of your USB flash drive sầu or other volume is MyVolume:

Example for El Capitan:

suvì chưng /Applications/Install OS X Elền thông --volume /Volumes/MyVolume --applicationpath /Applications/Install OS X El Capirã.ứng dụng