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Software updates

by alfa166 / March 18, 2005 5:08 AM PST

How often do we really have to download these updates ?
I don't need to enhance the performance of my system for burning multimedia data. Or do I ? Thanks for guiding me.

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Everytime
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 18, 2005 6:57 AM PST
In reply to: Software updates

You need to download ALL the updates that pertain to your particular machine.
Updates for items that you obviously do not have, like Airport/Airport Express/Bluetooth are not essential to you and you can tell Software Update to ignore those types of update. Everything else needs to be downloaded and installed.
What OS are you running?
Are you one of the few who does not have a CD burner?

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Software updates
by alfa166 / March 19, 2005 2:15 AM PST
In reply to: Everytime

We're on 10.3.7 now 8 'cause I just downloaded that version and I do have a CD burner.
It's been 12 years since the last use of a mac, and with OS being quite stable, I didn't of downloading these updates so often.
Thanks for the tips.
R.

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Security updates
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 19, 2005 5:11 AM PST
In reply to: Software updates

Remember that some of these "updates" are Security Updates and are essential to the well being of your machine.
Enjoy


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