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Apple issues EFI Firmware update for 2013 Mac Pro

The first update for the new Mac Pro offers stability and power management improvement during the boot process and when using Boot Camp.

By December 19, 2013

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MacBook EFI updates fix battery problems

Firmware updates address a rare issue that could prevent booting for systems with excessively used batteries.

By January 30, 2013

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MacBook Air EFI update fixes freezes and boot issues

A new firmware update for mid-2012 MacBook Airs fixes Thunderbolt-related freezes and other problems.

By January 9, 2013

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Apple targets Wi-Fi trouble with EFI firmware updates for 2012 Macs

The latest round of Apple EFI firmware updates tackles Thunderbolt, sleep, and Wi-Fi issues.

By December 18, 2012

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EFI firmware protection locks down newer Macs

Apple's firmware password security is greatly enhanced in recent Mac models, making it a rather robust security feature.

By October 30, 2012

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MacBook EFI Firmware updates follow OS X 10.8.2 release

Updates address hangs during heavy CPU loads and more.

By September 19, 2012

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Creating workarounds for unsupported text characters, and more covered in this week's Q&A.

By October 4, 2013

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How to check for and fix OS X boot drive errors

The boot drive's format and partition structure can be checked both in the OS X graphical interface and in the Terminal.

By October 1, 2013

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How to enable FileVault remotely in OS X

If you have a server or other remotely accessed Mac, you can use a couple of approaches to encrypt the hard drive.

By August 15, 2013

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Can FileVault be bypassed with OS X password reset routines?

Given Apple-supplied password reset tools, you may have concerns about the possibility of these being used to override a FileVault-protected volume.

By July 26, 2013