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Omega Mac

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If 10.13.6 doesn't come out soon enough and solve my issues I may have consider rolling back the update.

I've never done this before, how do you roll back a update?

I will need to go back to 10.13.4 from current 10.13.5
 

chrfr

macrumors G5
Jul 11, 2009
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If 10.13.6 doesn't come out soon enough and solve my issues I may have consider rolling back the update.

I've never done this before, how do you roll back a update?

I will need to go back to 10.13.4 from current 10.13.5
You'll have to first be sure you have a full 10.13.4 installer. Without that, it's impossible to go back. Then you'll need to make a USB installer from that 10.13.4 installer, back up everything on your disk, and then format it. Then using your 10.13.4 USB installer, reinstall macOS.
Ultimately, the better approach is to try to resolve the unnamed issues you're having.
 

amaze1499

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Oct 16, 2014
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If 10.13.6 doesn't come out soon enough and solve my issues I may have consider rolling back the update.

I've never done this before, how do you roll back a update?

I will need to go back to 10.13.4 from current 10.13.5


Sign up for 10.13.6 beta. Not sure the rollback is worth the hassle.
 

Fishrrman

macrumors Penryn
Feb 20, 2009
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Without a bootable cloned backup of your previous install, trying to "roll back" to an earlier version of the OS is going to become a daunting task.

It can be done.
But it won't be "easy".
 

flowrider

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Nov 23, 2012
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^^^^^I just luv questions like this images.jpeg

Lou
 
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Omega Mac

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^^^^^I just luv questions like this View attachment 767268

Lou

Ha, ya know, it was late, it was about as much mental engagement as I could muster before I collapsed into the sack.

Silly me I have a dev account so I dunno why I was asking. :rolleyes:
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Can you not just recover your system from a Time Machine backup?

Gee I didn't look at that because well, I thought that backup drive had been unplugged around that period, turns out I may have a restore point that will work afterall. If the Beta doesn't work I have that option.

Thanks for all the pointers - it's great to be able to outsource the lateral thinking to the community. Thank you! :)
 

Omega Mac

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Ok folks thanks for all the advice and support. I updated to latest beta yesterday and it seems to have stabilised. Only bug I noticed was one ext HD mysteriously ejecting itself periodically throughout the day but that's no deal breaker.
 
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