An application developed by Apple to automatically install the latest version of Apple software on Apple computers.

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Can't Update Yosemite “Show Details” loop

I was on the Yosemite Developer Preview all summer and now I can't install OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 1.0 1) It alerts me that there is an update (everyday) 2) I open the App Store and click ...
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OS X Mavericks: Update from iPhoto 9.4.3 to iPhoto 9.5.1 when unable to do so via Mac App Store

am using an OS X Mavericks iPhoto 9.4.3 and trying to install iPhoto 9.5.1 - but when I load up iPhoto 9.4.3, it states that I should update to iPhoto 9.5.1 - I click "Go to Software Update", am ...
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When does OS X move /usr/local during a system update (slow start with homebrew)?

I have had a recurrent problem with the login screen getting stuck at 50% for a long time. One possible cause is that after an update, OS X is attempting to move /usr/local out of the way and then put ...
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Can I control which drive application and OS updates are downloaded to?

I have a small SSD as my main drive, and a large regular drive for data files. Noticing that my mac is currently downloading an XCode update of about 2.5Gb and an OS update of about the same size, I ...
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softwareupdated using 350MB+ of memory, is this a problem? How can I get it to use less?

I'm running Yosemite with the latest updates. softwareupdated is using approximately 380MB of memory. That seems quite high to me. Is that normal? Is that indicative of a problem? Does ...
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App Store Keeps Pushing The Same Updates

I've got the following apps installed: Text Wrangler 4.5.12 XCode 6.1.1 Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.12 I've installed the updates no less than 7 times in total in an attempt to get rid of this and ...
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App Store Software Update download speed is super slow

My connection right now is 200 Mbit/s download and upload for any kind of internet usage except downloads over the app store. I want to download a software update and I'm getting maybe 1 Mbit/s. I ...
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All my files seem to have disappeared after OS X Maverick update

I recently did an update on my mac Mavericks It asked me to set up an account after it installed and now all of my files, apps and software have disappeared. I've read a similar post on here where the ...
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Apple ID can't be verified after update to iOS 7.1.1

I've just updated my iPad to iOS 7.1.1 and it can't verify my Apple ID. I can't download apps or update apps! Anyone know how to fix this?
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Brand new Mac won't let another user with admin rights run an update for a program that came on the system

When it was originally set up, I set it up with our dept login and ran all updates. The user has admin rights but is unable to sign into the App Store with her account for a program that has an ...
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Command Line Tools update description of changes

When Apple provides updates for OS X and other software it typically also describes the changes introduced in that version, as displayed in the App Store application's Updates tab or in a separate ...
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How to easily update Xcode from App Store when originally installed from developer site?

I need to update one of my machines to use the latest Xcode (it's my primary development machine so I've avoided updating it for a while, just in case of hiccups). I originally installed Xcode on ...
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MacBook Air unable to receive updates

MacBook Air stopped receiving update alerts about 2 weeks ago. If I go to Software Updates on the Apple menu, it just opens a blank page. If I go through iTunes, I get a dozen messages about iTunes ...
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Should I reinstall any part of Macports when upgrading XCode?

This page claims that both XCode and MacPorts should be reinstalled whenever a major system change occurs (e.g. upgrading version of OS from 10.8 to 10.9). I have done this before when upgrading from ...
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iPhone update causing messages to be received to other family member phones

after two family members updated their iPhone 4, they are now receiving messages that are sent originally to me, why is this happening and how can i stop it...i have an iPhone 5s
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Window UI Texture Artifacts

I just install OSX Lion on an old Mac Pro, as well as all the major updates 10.7.1 through to 10.7.5. Then I installed the BASH Shellshock patch for OSX Lion 10.7.5 and after restarting my Window UI ...
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Snow Leopard to Yosemite update button dark grey and disabled

I have checked that my computer is eligible for the new Yosemite update but when I click on the update button, the button goes a dark grey colour so I cannot click it and as a result nothing happens ...
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Yosemite SUS not downloading 10.10.1

We are running a Yosemite SUS in our company and have to set to automatically retrieve the latest updates from Apple but 10.10.1 can not be seen anywhere in there. Anyone have this issue as well?
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Software Update wants to install printer driver update that removes support for my printer

I have a Brother MFC-9340CDW that I've had for some time. I recently upgraded from Snow Leopard to Yosemite and found that among the broken things were that my printer no longer functioned due to ...
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Finder Problems after Updating to Yosemite

I updated to Yosemite from Mavericks. Everything seems to be working normally, except Finder. When I open a Finder window it is empty. Even if I open the Applications folder - it is empty. The files ...
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iPhone OTA update: How to get hidden space back?

I've downloaded iOS8 and updated to each version up to 8.1. However, the disk-space on my iPhone is shrinking and shrinking with this OTA update. Is there any way to get space back without having to ...
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unable to download updates on the Mac App Store

There are several updates for apps I have installed, but whenever I try to download them, I get the following message This update is not available for this Apple ID either because it was bought ...
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Remove downloaded but not installed ios8 ( Settings->General->Usage doesn't work)

The ios8 has automatically downloaded to my iPad Air and I want to remove it. For some reason the solution with Settings->General->Usage doesn't work for me. There is no ios update in the usage list. ...
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updating two identical machines results in two different Darwin kernel versions reported

I have two identical Mac Minis and I updated each with all available updates. This caused both machines to go from OS X 10.9.2 to OS X 10.9.4. However, uname -a reports different kernel versions for ...
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Cascade Software Update Servers in Mavericks Server SSL

I have 2 OS X servers and I want to mirror the software updates from one server to the other. I've changed metaiIndexURL settings on the second server, but it seems to have a problem with the self ...
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Updates: Mavericks 10.9.2 + Critical Security Update → no reboot

Update On an iMac running Mavericks 10.9.0, I just selected within App Store the 2 last OS updates: Critical Security Update (version 1.0) OS X Update Combined (version 10.9.2) These 2 updates ...
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Problems with avast after install OSX 10.9.2 update (13C64)

The recommendation install OSX 10.9.2 (13C64) took hours to download, and then knocked out my AVAST saying after the upload Avast is incompatible. It also has caused an non responding pop up box to ...
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Booting problem after Mavericks installation: BootCache.playlist: 2 No such file or directory

I have updated my MacBook Air 2011 from the App Store to Mavericks but after the installation it doesn't boot up (spinning grey ball). Safemode or a new installation didn't help and verbose mode ends ...
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Error 3194 (Run diagno - “Secure connection with itunes store failed”)

Actually i have a iPhone4 with iOS 6.1.3 and I want to update it with iOS 7.0 or restore the same iOS (6.1.3). But every time just after the "verify" iTunes throw an Error with error code 3194. And ...
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Updating apps across multiple users

I have a MBP with the latest OSX (Lion). I have three user accounts -- mine (admin), my wife and son (both Standard). I install apps using my Admin account, but sometimes I have it where the Flash ...
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Cancel iOS update on iPad

I have an iPad 4 + WiFi + 32 GB with me and it was showing me an update to iOS 6.1.3. I haven't selected it as there are multiple issues with lock screen and battery. Today accidentally I clicked on ...
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The working copy requires a newer version of Subversion than Xcode supports

I just installed Xcode 4.6 (I had Xcode 4.5.1). I just opened an existing project and got this message: The working copy "path/to/my project" requires a newer version of Subversion than Xcode ...
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I get an error message when I try to update any app

I have about 40 apps that need to be updated, mostly iOS but also some OS X. Some are free and some are ones I bought previously. I have only ever had one apple account and am still using it, but when ...
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Upgrading to 10.7.5 broke copy/paste system wide

I upgraded to 10.7.5 through software update, and it appears doing so broke the paste command. I can cut (and perhaps copy) text out of fields, but when I try to paste, the Edit menu lights up, but ...
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Tried to install Mountain Lion, it downloaded but nothing happened, now it wont re-download

I just bought Mountain Lion. It downloaded and I installed it and it restarted my laptop but nothing happened. When I went on the app store it was in my purchases, but had the download icon next to ...
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How do I hide a software update?

I need to hide a software update in Mountain Lion, so that when I press "update all" this piece of software is skipped. I followed the directions here but am unable to make it work in Mountain ...
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What is wrong when an app is perpetually in need of updating from the Mac App Store?

I have an app called "UPAD Lite" that keeps appearing in the "updates" tab of app store. I have installed the update multiple times, but when the app store checked for updates, it would appear again. ...
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Force carrier update on the new Ipad

My carrier (Telekom.de) updated their carrier settings (from 12.0 to 12.1) recently. Normally I should be able to update by going to Tap Settings > General > About. If an update is available, a ...
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What is “Software Update” doing when it says “Checking for new software”?

"Software Update" seems to take a long time. What's it doing? Utilities -> Activity Monitor yields: CPU usage low ( 1% - 2% ) by the "Software Update" process. + network traffic inbound, ...
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Has anyone updated their bootcamp win7 to win10?

As the title states has anyone successfully updated their bootcamp install of windows from 7 to 10 with the windows update tool? Is it useable? Do the drivers work? Does it mess up the bootloader?
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Apple software update was stuck at downloading now its stuck at cancelling

I got a notification to update the itunes v12.2.1.Initially had lots of download going on so the download was slow.Later after completing the windows downloads the itunes update is simpply stuck at ...
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How to get rid of unwanted music?

Before the iOS 8.4 update, in settings, it allowed users to choose whether or not they wanted their phone to show ALL music. With the update, I've gone to settings to only show the songs I want, but ...
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Unable to update though App Store (OS X)

I've been unable to update any of my Apple applications through the App Store. Other applications update just fine. I noticed this when I tried to update Xcode yesterday. Upon clicking the update ...
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Updated application keeps asking to be updated

It's been a long time since Boom app released an update: March 26, according to App Store. I was successful to update, as Boom states that I am in version 1.9.4, the March 26 release. But, despite ...
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OS X lets me run softwareupdate command without sudo: is this normal?

I am able to run and install updates with the softwareupdate command without prefixing sudo. Is this normal, can anybody else do this on there system? The man page states that admin privileges are ...
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After Xcode update, simulator has wrong sizes

I just updated Xcode. When the simulator opens, the actual screen is bigger than the overall screen. Here is an image: I am not sure what's wrong. How can I fix this? I already tried changing the ...
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Update from OS X 10.10 to newer fails even with combo update

I have tried many times to update from OS X 10.10 to any newer version (OS X 10.10.1, 10.10.2 or 10.10.3) but it fails all the time without any error message. Combo updates downloaded from Apple's ...
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Apps will not download!

I go to the app store on my iPhone 4s, then I access the Updates section. I select Update, on any app. When prompted I enter my correct password, then a circle appears where the "Update" option was. ...
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App Store doesn't seem to work

I had some updates that prompted me to restart for a long time. Finally, I agreed, but the restart process hanged with the rainbow mouse pointer, so I did a hard reset. Now I still have update ...
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MBP 2011 OS X installation bug

I have a MBP 2011 that had OS X 10.6.8 and worked perfectly. Well, I tried to upgrade it to the new 10.10 and it doesnt work anymore. During the installation process, the "file system verify or repair ...