Background Update. What exactly is it?

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by FreeStyLeMaSTeR, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. FreeStyLeMaSTeR macrumors member

    Jan 6, 2013
    Anyone have any idea what those are being updated?

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  2. Ddyracer macrumors 68000


    Nov 24, 2009
    one is xprotect the built in anti malware software. core services is os x base api. kernel extensions are parts of a kernel.
  3. crjackson2134 macrumors 68020


    Mar 6, 2013
    Charlotte, NC
    No, but one of the 1st orders of business for me was to turn-off background downloading / installing ANYTHING.

    I don't mind being notified, but I don't like stuff being installed without my permission.
  4. FreeStyLeMaSTeR thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 6, 2013
    thanks for the explanation.


    I wouldn't expect background updating this much "background". I got the notification by chance when restarting

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