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Old Jan 28, 2013, 07:10 AM   #1
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Question MacBook Air Firmware Update Issues

Hi Guys,

I've got a a problem with my Mid-2011 MacBook Air (4,2) I keep getting notifications from Software Update that my machine requires an EFI Firmware update.

Every time I accept the install, the machine reboots and returns to the logon screen, I then get the Software Update notification once, I've logged in. Any ideas?! The machine is plugged in to power.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 01:06 PM   #2
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Anyone got any ideas?
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 01:08 PM   #3
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Anyone got any ideas?
Try this, I'm not sure if it'll help but it's worth a shot:

https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-3604
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 05:16 AM   #4
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Nope, doesn't seem to have done anything! Thanks though!
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 07:52 AM   #5
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Hiya,

You could also try and download the updater from Apple : http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1623 and run it from there, rather than going through Software update.

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Old Feb 12, 2013, 01:01 PM   #6
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I had a problem yesterday with my MBPro indicating I needed a Boot ROM firmware update, but I was at the current firmware revision and the recommended update file would not install as it was not needed.

Performing a "Reset PRAM" fixed the problem for me.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 12:42 PM   #7
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Yeah tried SMC & PRAM with no luck! I'll give the alternate updater a go!
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 02:43 PM   #8
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Did you do the update with the MBA power cord plugged in. Or without it plugged in. Reason why I ask. Is one time I had enough power and did an update to my MBA and it kept asking me to download the update again and again. Even though it was updated. So I did it with the power cord plugged in and it worked and solved the issue.
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 04:29 AM   #9
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Yeah it's plugged in everytime No like with the manual updater either, it says it needs to reboot to finish installation then just boots up as normal and says I need the damn update again!
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