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Old Dec 18, 2012, 03:59 PM   #1
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EFI update not supported on my system.

When I try to open the package I get the message "This software is not supported on your system" My Mac mini is 2 weeks old.
Any particular reason ?
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 05:00 PM   #2
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Check your EFI version. Maybe you already did it last week and didn't notice.

Or maybe you bought a 2011 model. Those are still for sale at various places, so being two weeks old doesn't mean anything.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:48 PM   #3
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No, it is a 2012 model with Fusion drive etc...
I'm a bit of a noob with Macs, how do you check the EFI version ?
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:51 PM   #4
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:36 PM   #5
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From About this Mac:

Adapter Firmware Version: 1.03
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 10:49 AM   #6
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When I try to open the package I get the message "This software is not supported on your system" My Mac mini is 2 weeks old.
Any particular reason ?
iThink your Mac mini has already the newest EFI version. Where do you see a new EFI-update for the 2012 Mac mini? On apple.com?

The newest version is:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1616

...and it requires a Late-2012 Mac mini and OS X 10.8.2 or newer.

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Adapter Firmware Version: 1.03
Adapter?
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 11:08 AM   #7
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In the Hardware tab of System Report, if you Boot ROM version is MM61.0106.B03, you are up-to-date (EFI 1.7.)
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 12:37 PM   #8
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In the Hardware tab of System Report, if you Boot ROM version is MM61.0106.B03, you are up-to-date (EFI 1.7.)
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 03:21 PM   #9
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>>>I'm a bit of a noob with Macs, how do you check the EFI version ? >>

Click Apple in upper left
About this Mac
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>>>From About this Mac:
Adapter Firmware Version: 1.03

@Mr. Retrofire
adapter ?

I don't know where to find the EFI version in "About this Mac" lots of info there.

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Old Dec 19, 2012, 08:33 PM   #10
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I don't know where to find the EFI version in "About this Mac" lots of info there.
Open the System Profiler. This application should show you the Boot ROM or EFI version.

See also:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2568
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http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1237
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 08:46 PM   #11
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Great info, thanks.
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