Previously installed SuperDrive update 2.1 unexpectedly quits after restart

Some users may experience an issue where, after updating to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, the SuperDrive update, 2.1, runs and subsequently quits after their Mac restarts.

Some users may experience an issue where, after updating to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, the SuperDrive update, 2.1, runs and subsequently quits after their Mac restarts. Although the SuperDrive update was previously installed, the package continues to attempt to run. To aleviate this issue, follow these simple steps:

  1. Open System Preferences and choose Accounts.
  2. Select your Admin account and click the Login Items tab.
  3. Highlight the SuperDrive Update 2.1 checkbox.
  4. Click the minus (-) button to delete the item.

Again, this issue occurs when upgrading some Macs to Mac OS X 10.6 from a previous operating system where the SuperDrive Update 2.1 had already been installed. Affected Macs can be found in this Apple knowledge base article.

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