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?
When trying to run the update i get "Software Update can't find the update server. Make sure youâ€™re connected to the Internet, then try again."does anyone know how to fix this. its driving me nuts. Information: MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.5.2)
I have just upgraded to Leopard from 10.4.11, but after no applications appear to be able to connect to the internet apart from Safari and iTunes. As an example, when I try to use Software Update I get the following message: Software Update can't connect to the update server. Make sure you're connected to the Internet, then try again. have checked the values in Network TCP/IP and DNS and both seem to be correct for my internet service provider. Information: iMac Mac OS X (10.5.8)
I just configured my Snow Leopard Server to distribute Lion update's [URL]I also see that the sync is competed with all latets Lion update's and all are enabled. I've adjust all the settings on the clients:sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences com.apple.SoftwareUpdate CatalogURL [URL]The problem is that all my 10.6 and 10.7 clients doesnt see any availble update's and running the Software Update on the cllient i get the message "The software is up-to-date" I checked all the configs.....reset the complete SUS server and started all over but still the same issue! Info: Mac OS X (10.7.3)
Apple this week is reported to be testing the first internal builds of Mac OS X 10.5.8, one of the final updates, if not the last, slated for its current Leopard operating system software.News of this particular maintenance update is significant for owners of PowerPC-based Macs, given that Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard requires a Mac with an Intel processor. That means Mac OS X 10.5.8 or 10.5.9 will likely represent Apple's final push towards solidify and stabilize Leopard before shifting the majority of its resources towards the first point release of Snow Leopard, which will arrive this fall.
Where does it show that Security Update 2010-001 Client (Leopard) is installed? I installed this update using <apple>-> Software Update. It's apparently installed, because <apple>-> Software Update no longer lists it as an update. But <apple>-> About This Mac says I have: Mac OS X Version 10.5.8. The Security Update is not mentioned. Information: imac G5 Mac OS X (10.5.8)
We had installed Mac OS X Server on a Mac Pro, and we had the iChat Service working in the organization; but when we update to the Snow Leopard Server we can't start the iChat service again. In the Server Admin app, on the iChat node in the Overview I have this: iChat Service is: Stopped Start time: not available Domain: not available Client connections: not available With the update if I choose the iChat service node, I can't see the Start iChat button. Information: Mac Pro Mac OS X (10.6.2)
Installed Snow Leopard on my MacBook first... can't install anything and Software Update no longer works. I tried all the fixes (keyboard, dumping preferences, etc..). Nothing helps. Will this be fixed soon and, if so, I take it I'll have to go to the Apple site and download the update, right (since Software Update doesn't work)? Information: MacBook and Intel iMac 24" Mac OS X (10.6)
Interesting... at the same time as Magic mouse comes into stock (well, in UK Apple stores, anyhow), Apple release the "Wireless Mouse Software Update 1.0 for Leopard" & "Wireless Mouse Software Update 1.0 for Snow Leopard". Here are direct links to the installer disk images, to save you time - even if you don't yet have a Magic mouse, you can install the software now to save time later: Leopard: [URL] Snow Leopard: [URL] I also found it interesting, how the mouse icon has changed into a Magic mouse in System Preferences:
I am on Snow Leopard 10.6.3. The Software Update never detects any iTunes update. I can let iTunes itself to check update. Once iTunes tells there is an update and ask if I want to download, I click yes then iTunes launch Software Update. But every time Software Update come out with nothing. I have to go to Apple website and manually download update. Information: Mac OS X (10.5.7)
I upgrade Mac OS 10.7.3. from a network with Lion Server in the office, using software update utility. I changed domain to access to upgrades and works fine.�Now I am working our of the LAN, and every time request software update, show me a message saying "Cannot find nnnn.server.com", and can't make upgrades from apple's server.�I changed domain, an clear lines, but message repeat. All the time search on software update server from office server.�How can I change the software update server on Mac OS 10.7.3. Info: MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
I can't get the Firmware updates or any other software updates.I have an old MacBook (2006) which doesn't have an intel chip! and it keeps saying this: The Installer could not validate the contents of the CoreFP package. Info: MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
I just bought a used 2011 iMac that came with 10.6.6 installed. I am trying to update the system software and these two prompts come up:The update Mac OS X Combined can't be saved.Note: Use of this software is subject to the original Software License Agreement that accompanied the software being updated. A list of Apple SLAs may be found here: [URL] appears like there is a licensing dispute, but wondered what exactly that could be and what I need to do to move forward? Info: iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.6.6)
I run Firefox (and Safari and Chrome) on a MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard.�If I go to [URL] it tells me that my version of Java should be updated, but the Software Update... under my apple menu does not update it. The reason for this update is that security problems were found.�Has Apple made the updated Java plugin for Firefox available? If so, how do I install it? Info: MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
I just migrated from Snow Leopard to Lion and now can't open or upgrade Logic Express 9.0.1 to a Lion version. How can I upgrade the software to the latest version? Software update doesn't show anything. I've migrated using my Time Machine backup from my Macbook running latest Snow Leopard. Info: Logic Express 9.0.1, Mac OS X (10.7.4)
I have an old white Macbook 2,1 (Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GHz, 2GB RAM).Most of the applications fail to update since I'm still running a OS 10.4.11 I've tried to run the installers from Snow Leopard and Leopard but both of them fail to run giving the message a message like "Can't install in this computer".Which is the most advanced OS that I can install in this laptop? Moreover, due to the old OS, I couldn't update my iPhone. Until I solve the issue of the Mac, how can i update my iPhone using the Mac of a friend of mine without losing anything (contacts, apps, pictures...)
I can't install neither Security Update 2012-003 nor Flashback Removal Update. The installer says the software cannot be installed on my machine. I am on a G5 (PPC) iMac running OSX 10.5.8. What's going wrong? By the way, automatic software update did not find any updates for me. I had to download the updates manually from Apple's software support page. Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
I just upgraded my operating system from Panther to Leopard OS X 10.5.8. When I go to do the necessary software updates (including the security update 2009-006), I receive an error message that the update cannot be installed. This is what the error message reads: "The installer could not install some files in "/". Contact the software manufacturer for assistance." Information: PowerBook G4 Mac OS X (10.5.8) 1.67 GHz PowerPC G4 1GB DDR SDRAM
Apple on Monday issued a security update for Mac OS X 10.6.4, addressing an issue that could allow a remote attacker to access shared folders without a valid password. Security Update 2010-006 was issued Monday afternoon. It applies to Mac oS X 10.6.4 and Mac OS X Server. 10.6.4. The 1.93MB file is available through Software Update or direct from Apple. The security update is recommended for all users of Snow Leopard, and it addresses an issue where a remote attacker could access shared folders on a system, as long as they knew the name of an account name on that system. By default, file sharing is not enabled on a Mac, meaning the issue would only affect those who have the service turned on. The original problem was caused by an error handling issue in AFP Server within Mac OS X 10.6.4. The issue does not affect systems running a version of the operating system earlier than Snow Leopard.
"Software Update can't connect to the Update Server" - so I can't even check to see if updates are available.This has been going on for sometime. For a while if I created a new admin account and used that it would work, but not today.Tried creating a new admin account but to no avail. I clcik on the Apple Icon, (top left hand side of screen), click on SOFTWARE UPDATE, it runs for a split second, then: [URL]after which I check my internet connect to see that it's fine. (And I attempt to run SU with nothing else using the internet). [URL] I've checked the forum and found a few people with the same problem. I've tried deleting PLISTs and using 008.008.008.008 DNS address, [URL], but still cannot get it to work. I still have my old G4 Power running OS 10.5.8 connected to the same modem (Netcomm NB6PLus4w Modem which has 4 ports) as my Mac Mini, and it runs Software Update without any issues. So it's not my internet connection and it's not the Apple server, so it's something about the Mac Mini that's not right. Mac-Mini 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo - OS 10.7.2 - 8GB 1067MHz DDR3 Memory. Info: Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7), Netcomm NB6PLus4w Modem
No matter how many times I have installed this update, in safe boot, regular boot, root account-- whatever--the Software Update automatically comes up and tells me the update is available. Should I ignore this particular update or is there something stuck in a loop somewhere? Information: MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Mac OS X (10.5.8) 17-Inch High Resolution Widescreen Glossy
Apple tweaks OS X 10.6.3 with stability update (10.6.3 v1.1) Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.3 v1.1, what is essentially an update to its recent update for Snow Leopard. It contains a typical round of stability, compatibility, and security fixes for Mac OS X, though apparently not enough to warrant a bump to 10.6.4. Included in v1.1 of 10.6.3 are improvements to QuickTime X, OpenGL-based apps, coloring messages in Mail, and printing reliability. This update also resolves issues with opening files with some special characters in Rosetta apps, color problems with HD content in iMovie, recurring events in iCal when connected to an Exchange server, and it improves performance of Logic Pro 9 and Main Stage 2 under 64-bit mode. Apple digs into greater detail in its release notes. Mac OS X 10.6.3 v1.1 weighs just over 785MB, but is strangely not available via Software Update. You can grab it as a Combo update from Apple's support site. Link: [url] Is there a reason why it isn't available via Software update?
This is a silly question, but is Snow Leopard an update to 10.5 Leopard or a new OS altogether (buy new OS disc).?
so there has been both a new Airport release, and now a new iTunes release come out since I noticed the problem. In short I open iTunes, and it notifies me that an update to version 8.1 is available. I click on the box to download the update, and when software update is done checking for updates, it indicates that all of my software is up to date, which it clearly is not. Of course I can manually download the updates, I'm just wondering if anyone else has had this type of problem and if there's a way to solve it so I can get all updates through Software Update. Information: Macbook Pro Mac OS X (10.5.6)
After the last software update my printer wasn't recognizing ink cartridge. So I uninstalled its software. Now I can't find its drivers anywhere. Epson's website says check your Mac software updates and doesn't offer to download the driver directly. But there are no available updates for my computer as of now. How do I find and install the driver? Info: iMac, OS X Mavericks (10.9.4), Epson Stylus Photo R3000
why is my software update pop "software update quit unexpectedly" and needs to reopen? Info: MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.1)
I've tried this software update multiple times and now I find out that I can't extend my AppleCare warranty after it expires. Basically the software update proceeds as usual, the computer restarts and just as you think everything is fine, the message 'There was a problem installing this software update. Quit all open applications and try updating again. If the problem contines, contact Apple support.' Info: Mac OS X (10.6.8)
My daughter is planning to update her Leopard system to Snow Leopard. She will buy the disc and proceed with the install. Will she need to install each of the updates from 10.6 to 10.6.8 individually using software update? Or can she simply use the combo updater? I installed each when it appeared, so am unsure as to what to tell her about doing it all at once. Info: Mac OS X (10.7.3), 8 GB Ram--1 TB HD
I just ran a software update on my Apple Server that runs on 10.6.8 and got the software update quit unexpectedly. I removed the apple.softwareupdate.plist under library preferences and empty the trash also. I ran the repair permission and it seems to repaired some permissions. I ran the check disk and the disk is OK. I reboot the server and got the same problem when I run the Software Update. Info: Xserve, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Mac OS X Server Version 10.6.8
Seems like a growing problem, but I'll share mine.Updated to the new software updates this week and now Safari, Itunes store, and software update cannot connect. i can't get any website to open on safari, can't access the Itunes store and can't access the software update function.Internet connection is is fine as Firefox working without a glitch. Information: iMac Intel Core 2 Duo Mac OS X (10.4.11)
I have a iphone 3GS and a iMac G5 running Tiger OS - how can I get a cloud and update the software? I can't afford to be buying new hardware and it would seem that my iphone is capable of creating and using a cloud. I have some music on the iMac but iTunes won't update to the new software (beyond version 9?) and hence I can't update the iPhone to the latest software. Info: iPhone 3GS, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
I am trying to set up a HP PSC 2355 that is on the network shared from a pc. There are two macbooks that will be using it. They are both running 10.5 software and don't have snow leopard on them. The one set up and works fine, but the other I can't seem to get a good driver for when setting up the printer. The download from HPs site doesn't just have the driver, it's an entire package that you have to install. I found info on Apples site about a printer update :Mac OS X 10.5.3: Printer drivers included in the HP Printer Driver Update v1.1.1 which shows my printer as one of the ones that would be updated, but I can't find the link to download the update. Info: macpro, Mac OS X (10.6.4), iphone4
Trying to set up the Software Update Server under 10.6.8 Server. Have everything set up properly as per Apple's documentation, but all clients error out on software updates (saying they can't find the index. sucatalog file). When you view this file, which is an alias, within the HTML folder that is created when you enable the Software Update service in Server Admin, the alias doesn't link to an original.I've tried this on two separate 10.6.8 Server installations and I get the same error on both machines.Where is the alias "index.sucatalog" supposed to point to?Software Update Error Log in Server Admin says "Symbolic link not allowed or link target not accessible" and points to the alias file. Info: Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7), Xserves (Early 2009, Early 2008, G5), Mac Pro
I had a goodworking SUS (10.6.8) working but the drive is getting full so i change the location of the files to another disk (in the xserve)and follow instructions from Apple (page 84 from the manual System Imaging)�sudo cp -p /private/var/db/swupd/html /Volumes/My_Volume/My_Software_Updates_Folder/This works and i copy the files to a new drive. I also change the SUS so that theu host files for Lion clients url..works also, start SUS in Server Admin but when clients wants to connect i get an error that there is no SUS available and when i use the browser for an check i get een Forbidden error url...ForbiddenYou don't have permission to access /index.sucatalog on this server.Apache/2.2.21 (Unix) Server at 127.0.0.1 Port 80.
So I have the Software Update Server working, and the clients are configured, but I know that some of them need the 10.6.2 update, for example, and it is downloaded to the server, but the only ones that show up to the client are the non-essential ones like iLife updates and stuff. Information: MacBook Pro 13" 4gb RAM Mac OS X (10.6.2)
10.6.2 Software Update Server does not download all updates. I especially notice the lack of 10.6 system updates of any kind.Anyone else having this problem and a fix? Information: MacPro 2x 3.2Ghz Quad-Core Mac OS X (10.6.2) Xserve, MacMini Server, 100+ Clients
we use the Software Update Server Service on our XServe with Mac OS X 10.6.4.Nearly all works great, even we have no problems with client updating though we're having 10.4, 10.5 und 10.6 client systems. But at the Server Admin tool where you can administrate the available updates the Xcode 3.2.2 update isn't able to activate. It's alreay downloaded, but i only see it if i click the little update button on the right side under the list of available updates and then after hooking the checkbox of it and clicking "Save" it's gone again, until i refresh the list once again of the aforesaid update button where it will be shown as unchecked again. I don't understand what here the problem is. All other updates aren't accompanied of those phenomenons. Software Update Server Log has no errors if i check the Xcode Update and system.log only says "Host configuration updated", any time i'm trying to activate this update.I'm using Server Admin Tools 10.6.3 and tried locale on the server machine as well as remote on my macbook without noticeable differences.I hope anyone can help or give a tip/trick. Information: Mac OS X (10.6.4)
I have a 3-month old MacBook Pro and software update doesn't find the 10.5.7 update, About This Mac says my system is 10.5.6. I also have an orginal MacBook Pro running Leopard and this finds it. Information: MacBook Pro 2.4Ghz 2GB RAM 250GB HD Mac OS X (10.5.6)
I need to update my itunes in order for it to recognize my iPhone as a device. To update my itunes I need the new OS X version. I click the apple icon on the upper left of my screen and click "software update." It searches for software updates, but it concludes that there are no updates available. Any clue why I can't update this Mac? Info: iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
I switched from ubuntu to fedora 13 today only and the problem that I am facing is that I can't update either using software updates or using yum. yum says no repository found and when I saw software sources in Add/Remove Software, I found no repository was enabled. I tried to enable it but it says cannot contact fedora, so this won't be enabled.I am able to surf internet by the way. I am having a LAN connection with a proxy server but i checked those things in it and of course I was able to do updates in ubuntu
I have the latest firmware and updated software.My iPhone 3GS has 221 contacts, but my Snow Leopard's Address Book only has 213 cards. I just synced. As I go through, I find that contacts on my phone haven't made it into my MacBook's Address Book. I can't figure out why. Any ideas? Information: MacBook, iPhone 3GS, iPad3G iPhone OS 3.1.2
Every minute my server reports this message: servermgr_info: unexpected Software Update state: crashed A restart of the server stopps messaging this until the automatic nightly looking for software updates.In preferences the automatic software updates are disabled! How can I turn off the automatic looking for software updates of servermgr? Info: Xserve, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 4 GB RAM, 1TB RAID (mirror)
As promised, Apple on Tuesday updated its website with information on how customers purchasing a new Mac or Xserve before the release of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard in September can request a copy of the new operating system for just $10 in shipping and handling. The Mac maker has broken the Up-to-Date Program into two sections: "Hardware Up-To-Date" for customers purchasing a new Mac running Mac OS X client software and "Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server Up-To-Date" for those buying an Xserve running Mac OS X Server. Hardware Up-To-Date Customers who purchase a qualifying new Mac computer (list of models) or a qualifying Apple Certified Refurbished computer (list of models) on or after June 8, 2009 that does not include Mac OS X Snow Leopard can upgrade to Snow Leopard for $9.95 plus tax. To participate, your completed order form must be postmarked or faxed within 90 days of the date of your purchase of the qualifying Mac or by December 26, 2009, whichever is earlier. If you purchased your Mac directly from the Apple Online Store, follow one of these links to participate in the program:...........
Since upgrading from Jaguar to Leopard, I've been having no end of problems with Software Update. I installed to a clean drive from a 10.5.1 installation disk, but it gave old versions of iTunes and Safari, and Software Update showed that everything was current, even though 10.5.5 was available. I had to download all of those manually. After that, I got one Software Update list that was fairly long, and installed everything properly. But since then, it's gone wonky again. It takes about 10 minutes to figure out what updates are available, and then it refuses to download them, claiming that it can't find the update server and to make sure I'm connected to the internet. My attempt tonight didn't even show Safari 3.2.
Today I performed a clean install of Snow Leopard on my late 2009 Mac Mini. After completing the installation, I began running software update to bring everything up-to-date.While software update did find and install a number of updates (10.6.8v1.1 Combo update, Security Update 2012-002, Apple Software Installer Update, iLife Support 9.0.4, Remote Desktop Client Update 3.5.3, Airport Utility, Java, Safari) it did not find an update for iTunes (which starts at version 9.x, I believe, in a SL clean install).I assumed that this was some sort of random glitch and manually downloaded and installed iTunes 10.6.3.After that, I re-installed iLife '11 (from a retail DVD, not the App Store).When I ran Software Update again, it found updates for Garage Band, iDVD, and iWeb, but it did not show the updates for iPhoto and iMovie.I found this to be unnerving, as I performed a clean install when I first obtained this Mini a few months ago and didn't experience any of these problems - all of my Apple software updated automatically through Software Update without a hitch.� I began researching this problem online and found that other people have been experiencing this same problem (or some variation of it), and it seems like it began appearing around the time Apple updated some of its security certificates in March.In particular, I've found several references to the missing iPhoto update.This one is especially noticeable because an iPhoto library created in iPhoto 9.2.3 will not open in iPhoto 9.0, and this generates an error upon opening the program (i.e., a user backs up their iPhoto library created in 9.2.3, performs a SL clean install, reinstalls iLife, goes through the Software Update process until it shows that no more updates are available, and are shocked to find that they are unable to open their backed up iPhoto library because they have an out of date version of iPhoto).The most common (and admittedly logical) solution proposed in the threads I've read is to download any necessary updates directly from the Apple website.� However, I am curious as to why this previously functional feature now appears to be broken.Has anyone else been struggling with this? Does it indeed have something to do with the new security certificates? Is Apple aware of the problem? Info: Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
It's my first question here. I purchased a MacBook approx 3 years ago from Apple Store which got Tiger( 10.4.11) installed. I would like to update to Snow Leopard because I need to upgrade from Adobe CS3 to CS5. My question is if I buy the Snow Leopard disc from Apple Store and upgrade from Tiger will automatic software update and other stuff work? Information: MacBook 2.16 2GB Mac OS X (10.4.11) Core 2 Duo 2.16Ghz 2 GB 120GB
Has anyone had any luck installing Xsan 1.0 on Leopard 10.5 Server clean install? The only way I know of is installing 10.4 server, install xsan 1.0, software update xsan, then upgrade to 10.5 server. The problem with this is that the netinfo errors keep coming up after upgrading to 10.5 server. Information: 2 x 3 Ghz MacPro Mac OS X (10.5.6)
after about a week of using Snow Leopard, whenever I restart my mac, it starts up with a prohibitory sign, or a circle and a line through it. So then I have to reinstall Snow Leopard, and whenever I restart it after that, it always does it. But it won't do it if I restart it after a software update, specifically OS updates. This didn't fix it when 10.6.2 came out, and it's very frustrating. Anyone know what's wrong?
I currently am having my bandwidth to the Apple update server throttled. When I go to use the Software Update menu to download the updates it says that it will take 7 days to download a 200 mb update. If I go to the software download page in Safari, the same update downloads within minutes. Is there an alternative Apple update server address that I could switch to? Info: Mac OS X (10.7.3)
VMware announced Thursday that version 2.0 of its Fusion virtualization software for Mac will include support for Mac OS X Leopard Server virtual machines running on top of Mac OS X.Available in the next public beta, the added functionality is a result of recent changes to the Mac OS X Leopard Server license agreement, which allows users to run multiple copies of Leopard Server on a single piece of Apple hardware, provided that users acquire an individual license for each copy.
For the second month in a row my company has grossly exceeded its bandwidth limit.The culprit is our Mac server automatically downloading ~15GB of updates in a given day of the month, most recently the 21 March. Every update is labeled "multi-lingual voices" (version 1.0, post date 16 March 2012), each update's size 200MB to 500MB. There is no reference/description regarding what these updates are, only a product id e.g. "041-4502 (Multi-Lingual Voices)" The server update settings in Server Admin is set to "all new" updates. Automatically copied. Delete outdated software updates. 1. What are these multi-lingual voices updates, where and why are they used? 2. Can I restrict these updates from automatically downloading, whilst retaining the "all new", automatic copy, setting for the remainder of my other updates? Server/Software details: * Our Mac server (OS X server 10.6.8) * Server Admin v10.6.5 (328.4) Info: Mac OS X (10.6.8), Server admin
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.
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)
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!
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.
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)