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Hi guys,
one user in my forum have mybb 1.6.13, He could update it? What he would lose?
MyBB 1.6.x forum can be updated to MyBB 1.8.x

older versions' plugins and themes are not expected to work with MyBB 1.8.x

please see upgrading guidance

in brief:
* put forum off line & disable the plugins
* take backups of database, config.php file & settings.php file (database backup is most important)
* take backup of any other files which are required (eg. language files which were manually edited)
* upload files of the new version by overwriting existing files
* run upgrade script by visiting forumURL/install/upgrade.php & following the instructions