Trying to upgrade OS 10.6.8 to el capitan. App store says 10.6.8 is compatible, but when I start updater, it says it needs 10.11. Not sure how to proceed.

I have an imac running 10.6.8. App store says El Capitan is compatible with that, but when I start the updater, it says OS has to be 10.11. Not sure how to proceed.

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You need to download the installer from the App Store app. I agree with others in that you're probably downloading El Capitan updaters from the Apple web site instead of downloading El Capitan from the App Store app.

You need to go here:

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