Afraid to update Mavericks

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by anonymous4a, May 25, 2014.

  1. anonymous4a macrumors 6502

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    I'm running 10.9.1 mavericks right now and its ok, but I heard that its not very secure. And I want to update either to 10.9.2 or 10.9.3 but there seems to be so many issues on this board. I'm mostly worried about no wifi from sleep mode and the mail app not working properly. I really need these two to work, how wide spread are these issues ? Does anyone NOT have these two issues with either 10.9.2 or 10.9.3 ?
     
  2. Sky Blue Guest

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    tiny.

    I've updated a large amount of Macs to 10.9.2 and 10.9.3 at work, no issues.

    You are at risk from a nasty security flaw in 10.9.1. Run, don't walk, to Software Update immediately.
     
  3. m4v3r1ck macrumors 68020

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    But put that on hold untill the App Store is up again? See:

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1737877

    Good luck - Cheers
     
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  6. SandboxGeneral Moderator

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    I've updated 3 Mac's to 10.9.3 and have zero issues. I don't think you need to worry about it so much. Update and enjoy!
     
  7. dmccloud macrumors 6502a

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    The certificate issue has been resolved, so I'd recommend updating to 10.9.3 as soon as possible.
     
  8. anonymous4a thread starter macrumors 6502

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    really, so none of you have problems with connecting to wifi from sleep mode? There seems to be quite a few threads in this board just for that problem.. If mail works properly now, that's great .
     
  9. hologram macrumors 6502

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    Try it, and if you have a problem, restore from your backup.

    You DO have a current backup, right? ;)
     
  10. SandboxGeneral Moderator

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    There are some reports of it, to be sure, but I think by and large, they're in the minority.
     
  11. robgendreau macrumors 68040

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    EVERY update causes a few problems for somebody. And NOT updating causes even more problems in some ways, like security. Life, and computers, are like that. If you wait until no one is complaining you'll wait forever.
     
  12. Felasco Guest

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    There you go, that's a good solution.

    Or, install the update in a separate partition or drive, and leave your existing setup completely untouched until you have the answers to your questions.

    Lots of people share your concerns, and there's no need for the worry if you take the time to do it right.
     
  13. Gochugogi macrumors regular

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    I'm running 10.93 on three Macs and they're stable and fast: Mini i7, Mac Pro (2009) and iMac i5 (2014). They all went from 10.9, 10.91, 10.92 and 10.93 and each version was a little better. As others have noted, if something goes terribly wrong, just restore 10.91 from Time Machine.
     
  14. maflynn Moderator

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    I'm rocking with 10.9.3. on two different Macs and its been fine, no issues.
     
  15. yjchua95 macrumors 604

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    You should upgrade to at least 10.9.2 just for security reasons alone. 10.9.1 had a huge SSL loophole.
     

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