Questions tagged [software-update]

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

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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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Ignore App Store updates in El Capitan?

In previous versions of OS X, it was possible to right click on an update in the App Store and choose an option, "Ignore this update." In OS X 10.11.6, nothing happens when I right click on an update ...
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Some MacOS app store functions broken

It seemed that Server.app was interfering with the 10.13.4 update. It would complain that the Server Update required 10.13.4 but offer to install the previous version. Clicking OK for that, but ...
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Remove Catalina Update files from Mojave

I automatically downloaded the Catalina update on my Mojave system but did not install it yet. I want to keep Mojave and therefore I want to delete the update files to save disk space. Where are they ...
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Download update before asking for restart

Every now and then my Mac informs that there is an Update that needs a restart to install. Once I click on Details, there is a Button to install the update and restart. But once I click that one, ...
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Upgrade iMac12,2 from Mac OS X 10.6.8 [duplicate]

I have an iMac12,2 with Mac OS X 10.6.8. I want to upgrade to the newest possible Mac OS. If I click the Software update button it says "Software Update doesn't have any new software for your computer ...
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Can a 2nd Generation iPod Touch be upgraded past 2.2.1?

I've got an iPod Touch 2nd Gen. It has Software Version 2.2.1. When I click 'Check for Update' in iTunes it says it's already running the latest version. Is iTunes right? I thought I could update ...
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App Store Update stuck

I've downloaded the "Pro Video Formats 2.0.1" update at least twice, but it keeps showing up in the Mac App Store. How do I fix this?
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Do i need a seperate dedicated machine to run osx server or can i use some features running it from my MBP

We've got 5 desktop devices in our organization which im currently managing using a remote connection client or physically by sitting at each machine. Each change i make such as an update / settings ...
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How do I avoid update checks for third party software (cobook), dont want to “update” by mistake

I have an app that I bought, unfortunately the company was also bought and the new version is seriously worse. Hiding is not possible for third party software. Removing MAS receipt makes the software ...
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How often do Background App Refreshes occur in iOS 7?

In iOS 7, some apps can now update their data even when the app is not open. This feature is called "Background App Refresh". How often does each app update their content using this method? Is it up ...
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Login loop after OS X 10.8 update (WindowServer problem?)

The problem I upgraded my macpro recently from OS X 10.6 to 10.8. Now (couple of weeks later) I ran an small update for OS X 10.8, and something not so funny happened. The updater asked me to reboot ...
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iOS 9 Update Failed in iPhone & iPad

"Software update failed. An error occurred downloading iOS 9" - weird message after clicking 'Download and install'. Restarting devices didn't help. What's the problem?
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How to update voices and gatekeeper?

There was an error in the dependency specifications which somehow triggered a major failure in AppStore.app. Most of those problems are now fixed, but while wrestling with it, I discovered /var/log/...
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Update multiple devices with one download using iTunes?

I have multiple iOS devices: iPhone 5, iPad 2, 3, air. Is it possible to use iTunes to make one download and update on all these devices?
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Apple Preview Program messed up the shortcuts after the Yosemite update

I am trying to annotate my documents with text. In the old preview, I could change to Text Box and click where I wanted to place the text on my document. It would stay on text box and I could click ...
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App Store repeatedly asking me to update

I have run into a frustrating problem with my App Store. I recently installed slightly older versions of Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and Xcode and App Store prompted me to update them to newer versions. ...
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App Store won't update iTunes; inconsistent with iWork

I have updated my (Late 2009) Mac Mini to Mavericks. "About This Mac" shows "OS X 10.9 (13A603). However, I have not been able to update iTunes to version 11.1.2. The App Store shows that the update ...
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Software Update Permissions error

This is a really weird one. Anytime I try to update any OSX items via System Update I get a bizarre permissions error. The screenshots tell the story... Here is my attempt to run the update: Here ...
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iOS Updates when bandwidth is restricted

I was on a cruise ship in the Caribbean a month ago and needed to keep in touch via email. Connect@sea offered a 300mb plan which I thought would work. I followed all of their guidelines about ...
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Mac Pro 1,1 (2007) Not Updating To El Capitan

I recently purchased an old Mac Pro, from eBay to use it as an advanced CPU performance computer as opposed to my 2012 MacBook Air that can't endure much. So far it is working, I have gotten a ...
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Prevent & disable iPhone iOS 9.2 from forced/ pushed auto downloading updates?

Prevent & disable iPhone iOS 9.2 from auto downloading updates? iPhone 5 iOS 9.2 - Today morning found it had auto downloaded 9.2.1 update - Around 200-400 MB. I have a data cap with ISP so ...

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