OS X Leopard :: Software Update - Can't Find Update Server


Software Update couldn't install two things: iTunes 9.1 and a "security update". When downloading I got a message saying the update server could not be found. I downloaded iTunes manually, but I cannot download the security update. Also, Software Update is now saying nothing needs to be installed. I tried deleting the com.apple.softwareupdate.plist file but that hasn't worked. I also trashed the file and I'm worried now I shouldn't have. Edit: the file I deleted seems to be back in the preference folder... does it just generate a new one after it's deleted?

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Esteemed List: I have an Epson Stylus CX6000 copier-printer-scanner. I have a newish Intel 2.13 GHz MacBook, OS 10.6.2 (Snow Leopard) with 2 GBs SDRAM and PhotoShop Elements 8. I migrated all my compatible software from a G4 12" PowerBook running OS 10.3.9, including the Epson software package - printer drivers, scanner, etc. - and the printer/copier works fine but neither Elements nor the laptop recognize the scanner software. The Epson site has a "complete" driver update for Snow Leopard that supposedly covers these issues. There is a warning that some parts of the drivers require OS 10.5, which this laptop never had. My question: is it safe to download and install these updated drivers? Do you have any suggestions?I do a fair amount of scanning work and need to access the Epson. White 2.13 GHz Macbook, OS 10.6.2, 2 GBs SDRAM; Epson Stylus CX6000, Epson Scan 2.90 software; Epson Printer Utility and Epson Printer Utility 2.

OS X V10.5 Leopard :: Keep System Preferences When Updating OS? discussions.apple.com

I need to update from OS X 10.5.8 Leopard to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard on my MB Pro. (2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB SDRAM)  Before I begin, can anyone tell me if there is a good way to keep my system preferences and applications preferences without having to "start over" after the system upgrade? Will I have to reinstall every piece of software? Info: MacBook Pro (17-inch 2.4 GHz), Mac OS X (10.5.8)

OS X :: Software Updates Without Restarting? forums.macrumors.com

Before Snow Leopard, I could just force quit a Software Update after it was done to avoid restarting. Now Apple makes it so I can't even use my computer while it is being updated. How does one keep Software Update in check? Treating me like a dumb computer user makes me seriously consider switching to Linux. I want my freedom back!

OS X :: Home Folder Showing As Removable Drive/media? forums.macrumors.com

On Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 (Intel) and on a FileVault protected user my home directory is appearing as a removabile drive on my desktop and everywhere else. I had to reconfigure iTunes, Firefox and Camino both fail to start and not to mention other applications not being able to find my/their stuff. This started happening after I updated via the Software Update app a day or two ago.

Mac Mini :: Check Adobe Flash Virus? discussions.apple.com

I was doing a software update today and a box popped up which looked like it was from Apple saying I needed to update my Adobe Flash.  I downloaded it. Afterwards, I started worrying about it and checked on the web and found out there is a virus going around posing as Adobe Flash.  I am running Snow Leopard. How do I check to see if I have it and if so, what do I do? Info: Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

OS X V10.7 Lion :: Update From 10.7.2 To 10.7.3 - Getting Error That Updates Can't Be Saved? discussions.apple.com

I can't get around this error: None of the selected updates could be saved. Software Update can't connect to the update server. Make sure you're connected to the Internet, and then try again. Connection reset by peer. Info: Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)