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Mac OS X 10.6.7 Update Released

Apple has released the latest Mac OS X update. The update (Mac OS X 10.6.7) includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:

• Improve the reliability of Back to My Mac
• Resolve an issue when transferring files to certain SMB servers
• Address various minor Mac App Store bugs
• As well as security updates.

• TMO notes that the Security update includes fixing 55 security issues including AirPort, Apache, AppleScript, Terminal, QuickTime, X11, several Core services, and more.

The update also includes:

  • Includes all the improvements in the previous Mac OS X v10.6.1, 10.6.2, 10.6.3, 10.6.4, 10.6.5, and 10.6.6 updates.
  • Includes Safari 5.0.4.
  • Includes RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras.
  • For information about the security content of this update, please visit article HT1222.
  • Resolves a window resizing issue with X-Plane 9 on Macs with ATI graphics
  • Addresses an issue with MacBook Air (Mid 2010) computers that could cause a kernel panic.
  • Address issues in the AirPort driver for certain devices.
  • Improves brightness on external displays and projectors.
  • Addresses an issue where DVD Player may display black video on some Macs using the 64-bit kernel.
  • Addresses an issue with some NEC displays in which the screen may appear black when connected to a Mac Pro (Mid 2010).
  • Resolves an issue in which some Multiple Master (MM) fonts were missing from Mac Pro (Mid 2010), MacBook Pro (15-inch & 17-inch Mid 2010), and iMac (Mid 2010) computers.
  • Addresses various issues with MacBook Air (Mid 2010) computer performance.
  • Resolves an issue in which clicking the Updates tab in the Mac App Store could cause the Mac App Store to become unresponsive.
  • Fixes a problem opening an afp:// URL that points to a file, and changes the AFP mount path to conform to previous Mac OS X releases. For details, see article HT4538.
  • Includes the ability to repair certain issues that may prevent hardware RAID volumes from mounting. For more information, see article TS3631.
  • Fixes a rare issue in Mac OS X v10.6.5 that could cause user accounts to disappear from the Login window and System Preferences after putting the system to sleep.
  • Improves the reliability of dragging files or folders to the Trash when using an NFS home directory.

Apple also released an update for Mac OS X Server 10.6.7. The update includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for:

• properly displaying videos in Wiki pages that have special characters in their URL
• reliability of availability of Wikis after rebooting
• improved Wiki server cache verification
• reliability of Web Server restarts
• iChat Server now behaves correctly with .local domains
• reliability of capturing videos using Epiphan devices with Podcast Producer
• allowing correct display of 12 digit hardware serial number with Server Admin

To install the update click the Apple logo then choose Software Update.

Direct download links:

• Mac OS X v10.6.7 Update
• Mac OS X v10.6.7 Update Combo
• Mac OS X Server v10.6.7 Update
• Mac OS X Server v10.6.7 Update Combo

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  1. just updated, and well…cant complain, my mac is fast and reliable as always…just feeling refreshed!

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