Apple releases Bases Station, Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.6

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Date: Friday, November 11th, 2011, 05:07
Category: News, Software, Time Capsule, wireless

Early Friday, Apple released AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.6 for its AirPort Express, 802.11n AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule models.

The update, a 4.6 megabyte download, provides fixes for the following:
– An issue with performance on overlapping wireless networks.

– An issue with AirPlay audio streaming.

– An issue with configuring multiple entries for DNS servers.

To install the update, use the following steps:
– Open AirPort Utility (in your /Applications/Utilities folder). If there are no other important issues displayed, the base station in need of an update will be selected and the version information will be displayed).

– Click “Update Firmware”.

– Follow the prompts.

The update takes about two minutes to install and reboot the device from there and requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the firmware update and noticed any major changes, please let us know in the comments.

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