Date: Friday, October 5th, 2012, 06:19
Category: News, Software
Late Thursday, Apple released supplemental updates for both its Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) and OS X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) operating systems.
The Mac OS X 10.7.5 Supplemental Update 1.0 fix, a 2.1 megabyte download, offers the following fixes and changes:
- Resolves an issue that may cause Time Machine backups to take a very long time to complete.
- Addresses an issue that prevents certain applications signed with a Developer ID from launching.
- The Supplemental Update is recommended if you installed the Mac OS X Lion v10.7.5 Update (build 11G56).
The OS X 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 1.0 fix, a 27.9 megabyte download, offers the following fixes and changes:
- Resolves an issue that may cause certain Japanese characters to appear incorrectly in Mail.
- Allows Safari to access secure sites when parental controls are enabled.
- Addresses an issue that may prevent systems with more than 64 GB of RAM from starting up.
- Resolves an issue that may cause DVD Player to unexpectedly quit.
The updates can be found, downloaded and installed via Mac OS X’s built-in Software Update feature and require Mac OS X 10.7.5 and Mac OS X 10.8.2 to install and run, respectively.
If you’ve tried the updates and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.