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Old Oct 5, 2011, 04:59 PM   #1
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iCloud Find My Mac

I understand through iCloud you will be able to use Find my mac. However only on the macbook air. 2011. Does anyone know how this will work, if it will work same way as Find my iPhone? Anyone already used this, the iCloud beta testers?
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 05:40 PM   #2
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I understand through iCloud you will be able to use Find my mac. However only on the macbook air. 2011. Does anyone know how this will work, if it will work same way as Find my iPhone? Anyone already used this, the iCloud beta testers?
My understanding (recall an article in Macworld entitled something to the effect of "everything you need to know about ICloud) is that you need to be running Lion.

Will see a correction if I'm wrong ;>)
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Old Oct 6, 2011, 04:32 AM   #3
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I've got 10.7.2 GM all installed but it looks like Find My Mac will not be enabled until the public release on the 12/14?
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Old Oct 6, 2011, 05:06 AM   #4
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It's working for me on a 2009 MacBook Pro but not in a 2011 Mac mini and 2011 MacBook Air. All three are running 10.7.2 GM.
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Old Oct 12, 2011, 03:14 PM   #5
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It's working for me on a 2009 MacBook Pro but not in a 2011 Mac mini and 2011 MacBook Air. All three are running 10.7.2 GM.
Same in my 2011 MBA...
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Old Oct 12, 2011, 03:59 PM   #6
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The build rev on the 10.7.2 GM is one less than that on the released 10.7.2 this morning. GM was 11C73 and the released update today is 11C74...

The new update happily went over the top, but was not announced in Software Update. I have trialled Find My Mac and it works fine on my mid 2011 MacBook Air with the new update.
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Old Oct 12, 2011, 05:44 PM   #7
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I ran the update this morning and was able to activate the feature on my 2008 iMac, but it has not updated on my Late 2010 Macbook Air. I am interested if anyone else with this model is having the same issue, or have gotten it to work.
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Old Oct 12, 2011, 07:06 PM   #8
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Find my Mac is working perfectly fine on my 2011 MBA.
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Old Oct 12, 2011, 07:11 PM   #9
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No luck here. Updated to 11C74 this morning and the firmware update on my mid-2011 Air.

Find My Mac continues to report that a Recovery System Update is needed but none is available.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 07:17 AM   #10
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Everything installed OK and I enabled Find my Mac in iCloud settings ben I can't locate it ... weird.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 09:30 AM   #11
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Try reinstalling the Lion Recovery Update, worked for my MBA 2011.

Which version of 10.7.2 are you running 11C74 or 11C73?
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 09:36 AM   #12
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Works fine on a 2010 MBP. Downloaded Public Release 10.7.2 yesterday without a problem.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 12:46 PM   #13
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No luck here. Updated to 11C74 this morning and the firmware update on my mid-2011 Air.

Find My Mac continues to report that a Recovery System Update is needed but none is available.
Same problem. Ran Onyx. Told me I had a boot drive error. Rebooted into recover mode. Fixed drive. Rebooted. Re-ran Recovery Update. Re-booted. Everything fine now.
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Old Oct 14, 2011, 03:52 PM   #14
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Didn't work for me on my 2010 MBA. Might try again over the weekend.
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