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Thread: Mac OS X 10.6.4 Update Goes Live
06-15-2010, 06:01 PM #1
Mac OS X 10.6.4 Update Goes Live
It's been only 3 months since our last update for OS X Snow Leopard. Since this release, Apple has worked on a number of fixes, more than you can even keep count of. Although I never really had any problems with the last release, it appears there were plenty of problems that needed correcting.
The 10.6.4 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard. It includes Safari 5 and general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:
- resolve an issue that causes the keyboard or trackpad to become unresponsive
- resolve an issue that may prevent some Adobe Creative Suite 3 applications from opening
- address issues copying, renaming, or deleting files on SMB file servers
- improve reliability of VPN connections
- resolve a playback issue in DVD Player when using Good Quality deinterlacing
- resolve an issue editing photos with iPhoto or Aperture in full screen view
- improve compatibility with some braille displays
For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: About the Mac OS X v10.6.4 Update.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit: Apple security updates.
06-15-2010, 06:07 PM #2
Is it JB safe?HONDA PARTS SPECIALIST!!!
06-15-2010, 06:13 PM #3
So far from what I read be prepared for Mail.app to rebuild it's databases after update. But going to update when I get home.
06-15-2010, 06:24 PM #4
About the Mac OS X v10.6.4 Update
Last Modified: June 15, 2010
Mac OS X v10.6.4 Update
Updating your system
You should back up your system before installation; you can use Time Machine.
Do not interrupt the installation process once you have started to update your system. You may experience unexpected results if you have third-party system software modiﬁcations installed, or if you've modiﬁed the operating system through other means.
Choose Software Update from the Apple () menu to check for the latest Apple software via the Internet, including this update.
If your computer is not up-to-date, other software updates available for your computer may appear, which you should install. When Software Updates states "Your software is up to date," you can be sure that all available updates have been installed.
Note that an update size may vary from computer-to-computer when installed using Software Update. Also, some updates must be installed prior to others, so you should run Software Update more than once to make sure you have all available updates.
You can manually download the update installer. This is a useful option when you need to update multiple computers but only want to download the update once. These versions of the standalone installers are available from Apple Support Downloads.
Mac OS X 10.6, MobileMe
General fixes and improvements
improves compatibility with some Braille displays
resolves an issue that causes the keyboard or trackpad to become unresponsive
resolves an issue that may prevent some Adobe Creative Suite 3 applications from opening
addresses issues copying, renaming, or deleting files on SMB file servers
improves reliability of VPN connections
resolves a playback issue in DVD Player when using Good Quality deinterlacing
resolves an issue editing photos with iPhoto or Aperture in full screen view
resolves an issue with Parental Controls Time Limits for Open Directory or Active Directory users
resolves a display sleep issue with MacBook Pro (Early 2010) computers
resolves an issue with MacBook Pro (Early 2010) computers in which the right speaker may sound louder than the left speaker
includes Safari 5.0; for more information about Safari 5.0, see this webpage
Security improvements; for information about the security content of this update, please visit this article
Fixes and improvements for Aperture 3
adds tethered shooting support for additional digital camera models
addresses IPTC metadata compatibility issues
Fixes and improvements for external devices
RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras
resolves an issue with using third-party USB web cameras
resolves an issue with noise when using some third-party FireWire audio devices
resolves pairing issues with Apple remotes
This update also includes the improvements found in the Mac OS X v10.6.1, 10.6.2, and 10.6.3 updates.
Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.Do what you can when you can, Why Wait?
06-15-2010, 07:08 PM #5
Backing up all of my data...
About time. Hopefully, this will improve gaming performance.Asking for help is different from being stupid. Fanboys can rot in @#$%!
06-15-2010, 07:37 PM #6
My hackintosh looks forward to it!
06-15-2010, 09:11 PM #7
very nice hopefully this will iron out some kinks in safari 5killall Terminal
06-15-2010, 09:30 PM #8
Got It. Thanks for posting.
06-15-2010, 09:32 PM #9
Downloaded and safari 5 is nicer
06-15-2010, 09:37 PM #10
06-15-2010, 09:40 PM #11
^@mikerlx thats good to know. did it resolve/improve the progress bar from showing no progress even though it was still working?killall Terminal
06-16-2010, 01:16 AM #12
06-16-2010, 03:17 AM #13
Will get this as soon as I get home....after backing up my system of course..in the meantime, has anyone found out if it's JB safe? guess we may not know for sure until iOS is officially released
06-16-2010, 04:43 AM #14
Mine was 635 MB on my iMac & MBP - was was this so?
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06-16-2010, 07:54 AM #15
My Dell Hackintosh installed from retail disk accepted the update successfully
06-16-2010, 09:23 AM #16
@lfc_ and awesomeipod
I had a MASSIVE improvement in all my Valve games after this update. I was having stuttering and sounds issues due to the poor drivers and they are much much better. Though still nowhere near the perofrmace in Windows7, Valve has stated they are working to improve the driver with Apple, nVidia and ATI. So the update is very much worth it. Mail.app took less than a minute to do it's thing too.
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06-16-2010, 09:58 AM #17
06-16-2010, 12:28 PM #18
I'm having a huge problem attaching photos in yahoo mail within Safari. Anyone else having problems?
It will update the photo then freeze I can not navigate within safari to another screen and I am forced to shut off.
I did update to Safari 5 and last night to OSX 10.6.4. I can not recall if I had attached a pic after Safari 5 and before 10.6.4.
Last edited by nkgneto; 06-16-2010 at 12:28 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
06-16-2010, 05:31 PM #19
06-16-2010, 11:28 PM #20
good improvement for me too on games