- Apr 12, 2001
Apple today released MacBook Pro Video Update 1.0, a new software update designed to address freezing and other video issues on the company's Mid-2010 version of the 15-inch MacBook Pro.
An associated support document offers additional information on the issue:This update addresses an issue where MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2010) computers may intermittently freeze or stop displaying video.
The software update, which weighs in at 70.97 MB, does require OS X Lion 10.7.2. Users still running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and experiencing issues are advised to contact Apple technical support, Apple retail store, or an authorized service provider in order to assess whether service is required. OS X Lion users who continue to experience issues after applying the new update are also advised to contact one of the support options for follow-up diagnostics and potential servicing.Apple has determined that a small number of MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010) computers may intermittently freeze or stop displaying video on the built-in display or on an external display connected to the MacBook Pro. In this situation, you may also see a restart warning message before the video is lost or the display turns black or gray. Affected computers were manufactured between April 2010 and February 2011.
Article Link: Apple Addresses Video Freeze Issue on Mid-2010 15-Inch MacBook Pro