In order to keep your Mac secure and operating efficiently it’s important that you always set up software updates as they become available. These improvements not only fix issues with applications and the operating system, but also fix security vulnerabilities that can be used by computer viruses to infect your personal computer.
Unfortunately, many people feel that because they’re using a Mac they are much more secure and thus may not be as diligent in upgrading their software as they would on a Windows machine where infections are a lot more common. The truth, though, is that any operating-system, of who helps it be regardless, presents security vulnerabilities that require to be fixed constantly.
Therefore, it is important to remember that though you may be using a Mac, even they are vulnerable to computer attacks as shown by the recent Backdoor.Flashback Trojan. With that said, updating your operating-system and its own installed applications in order that they are using the latest variations and patches is vital to having a healthy and usable computer.
This guide will walk you through upgrading your Mac computer as well as configuring it to automatically notify you when new updates are available. To install the latest software improvements on your Mac computer please follow these steps. Click on the Apple () menu in the upper left hand corner and then select the Software Update menu option. After checking out for new updates, if there are no improvements available it will screen a messages stating that Your Software is current. If you see this message, you can click on the Quit button to exit the software update procedure.
On the other hand, if improvements can be found you shall be shown a dialog package, like the one below, asking what you will prefer to do. You should now go through the Show Details button to see what improvements are going to be installed on your pc. This will screen a display screen, as shown below, that presents all the improvements that’ll be installed. You can scroll through the set of improvements and uncheck the ones that you do not wish to install. It’s advocated, though, that you do not uncheck any of the updates and invite all of them to be installed.
- Tune the system using System Settings and fix menu display
- STAR WARS: Rise to Power
- Board users beware
- 404 error pages are important
- Company name and general review
Once you have analyzed the available improvements, click on the Install button to begin the revise process. The operating-system will now set up every one of the updates which were listed in the display screen above. As the updates are being installed you will notice a status screen similar to the one below.
When the updates are finished setting up, your Mac will fast one to reboot your computer. Please allow the computer to reboot and the updates will have been successfully installed now. Software Update can be configured so that updates are automatically downloaded on a regular basis. This section shall provide information on how to configure Software Revise for your Mac pc. Click on the Apple () menu in the upper left hand corner and then choose the System Preferences menu option.