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Update Office from the Mac App Store. If you downloaded Office from the Mac App Store, and have automatic updates turned on, your apps will update automatically. But you can also manually download the updates: Open the Mac App Store from your Dock or Finder. Open Scanning Suite on the PC by double clicking the Mac LaunchPad icon on your desktop or find it in the Start/Programs/Scanning Suite/Mac/LaunchPad. Click the Tool Update Button. The ScanLoader application will open. Click Next to continue and follow the instructions as prompted on the screen. After Mac update software, you can experience terrible problems such as missing or lost files after the update process. There are a number of causes behind the missing files when updating macOS, for instance, haven't created a backup with Time Machine, the new software installed interruptedly, insufficient storage space, etc. Garmin Support Center is where you will find answers to frequently asked questions and resources to help with all of your Garmin products.

You can upgrade to OS X El Capitan from OS X Snow Leopard or later on any of the following Mac models. Your Mac also needs at least 2GB of memory and 8.8GB of available storage space.

MacBook introduced in 2009 or later, plus MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)
MacBook Air introduced in late 2008 or later
MacBook Pro introduced in mid 2007 or later
Mac mini introduced in early 2009 or later
iMac introduced in mid 2007 or later
Mac Pro introduced in early 2008 or later
Xserve models introduced in early 2009

To find your Mac model, memory, storage space, and macOS version, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu . If your Mac isn't compatible with OS X El Capitan, the installer will let you know.

Make a backup

Before installing any upgrade, it’s a good idea to back up your Mac. Time Machine makes it simple, and other backup methods are also available. Learn how to back up your Mac.

Get connected

It takes time to download and install OS X, so make sure that you have a reliable Internet connection. If you're using a Mac notebook computer, plug it into AC power.

Download OS X El Capitan

For the strongest security and latest features, find out whether you can upgrade to macOS Catalina, the latest version of macOS.

If you still need OS X El Capitan, use this link: Download OS X El Capitan. A file named InstallMacOSX.dmg will download to your Mac.

Install the macOS installer

Double-click the downloaded file to open a window showing its contents. Then double-click the file within, named InstallMacOSX.pkg.

Follow the onscreen instructions, which will guide you through the steps necessary to install.

Begin installation

After installation of the installer is complete, open the Applications folder on your Mac, then double-click the file named Install OS X El Capitan.

Click Continue and follow the onscreen instructions. You might find it easiest to begin installation in the evening so that it can complete overnight, if needed.

Allow installation to complete

Please allow installation to complete without putting your Mac to sleep or closing its lid. Your Mac might restart, show a progress bar, or show a blank screen several times as it installs both OS X and related updates to your Mac firmware.

Learn more

  • OS X El Capitan won't install on top of a later version of macOS, but you can erase your disk first or install on another disk.
  • You can use macOS Recovery to reinstall macOS.

I have looked for a while now. I have found a download page here:


The latest date on anything I can find here is from 2015.


Another page directs me to use the boot camp assistant, but it requires that I have a thumb drive (ready to be reformatted), and I must reboot into MacOS I'm not going to do that. In anticipation to some responses, we can argue about it if you want but it'll be a waste of energy.


Many other situations would involve going to a web page and downloading an installer so I'm asking here for what I'm missing.


Thank you for responses that stick to the point and answer the question.

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I felt like showing a bit more of the process:

1) 'install Windows on a Mac with Boot Camp Assistant' https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201468

Ok this looks useful but the process is written for a fresh format and install of Windows.

Here's a link for:

2) 'If the Boot Camp Installer Doesn't Open...' https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208495

Ok that's cool now I know I'm looking for some 'Boot Camp Installer' that needs to run on my Windows side

3) But of course there's no link to a 'Boot Camp Installer' I needed to use the Assistant from the MacOS side and the thumb drive.

4) Wait wait, here's a section called 'If you can't download or save the Windows support software:'

Oh, but this section just troubleshoots problems you have with formatting your USB drive and with USB drive recommendations.


I don't know why it's like this. Any other system would just have an installer and even an update agent for download. Is apple protecting IP and software licenses. Possible. Are they keeping users from downloading the wrong versions of stuff? Possible but there are other ways to do that.


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They made a choice to handhold users through disk formatting instead of just having a download.

MacBook Pro 13', macOS 10.14

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