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@OP: If you have the update... Download it but DONT install it... Go to /Library/Updates and in there is where the update pkg file lives... Copy (don't delete it or cut it) out of there and install manually. Watch the logs.. i.e. note before and after times! If it asks you to reboot.. Don't... So ti'll probably try and install.. But get the package ...


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You could try doing a hard reset of your iPad. Press and hold together the home button and the on/off button on the side of your iPad for a few seconds. This will make your screen go black and bring up the Apple logo. There is no need to do anything else. Device will reset itself and turn back on. This usually does the trick.


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Security updates are for your security. Unpatched systems are first to be attacked when a new exploit is discovered. Of course, if you were running in an admin account, these could all be done silently. As you're not, someone has to authenticate every time. Switch off all updates… in all accounts… Sign out of the App Store… in all accounts…


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Airmail 2 is definitely the way to go. Mac|Life has reviewed it several times. It has gotten an excellent every time.


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What to do before selling or giving away your Mac Learn how to back up and remove the data from your Mac before selling or giving the computer away. When preparing to sell or give away your Mac, you may want to erase some or all files from its hard drive. But first determine whether you should back up your computer and disable certain features and ...


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create a new user account (system preferences users and group) make the new user account an admin (system preferences users and group) login with the new user account Delete your old user account (system preferences users and group)


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You can find all the apps labeled essentials in the Featured tab in App Store. It's listed in between the Best New Games and Popular Apps & Games, next to Editor's Choice. It seems that Apple will pick one app in its category as an Essential.


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I had to delete the apps indeed, and then purchase them at $20 a pop.


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Go into iTunes and make sure you are NOT SIGNED IN. Go to the App Store and click "Redeem" When it asks you to review your account details, just click the "Review" button After agreeing to the terms, there should be a "None" button under payment details!


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if she 'bought' them, even on 'your' machine, they are tied to her Apple ID. You would need to re-purchase under your own ID. App Store purchases are not tied to a machine, they are tied to an ID … or set up Family Sharing, which would allow you both to download/use any app purchased under that share, without impinging on general privacy.


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Here's what worked for me: Good network connection Enough free space (if you need a few GiB, just sudo rm -f /var/vm/sleepimage, osx will recreate it as needed) Check 3rd-party app firewall for interfering "deny" rules Close App Store rm -rf /private/var/folders/pd/*/C/com.apple.appstore Reboot Run updates (works!) To see what's going on while updates ...



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