Macbook Pro Won't update

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by mgall08, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. mgall08 macrumors newbie

    Jun 26, 2010
    I have a 15" Macbook pro
    OSX 10.6.3

    When I try to update software via the Apple>Software Update feature it finds the updates I need however, when I try to download the updates it says I need to restart BEFORE I install the updates. When I do that and the ma restarts the updates never actually install???

    I check in the installed updates area.

    Can anyone help? :confused:
  2. JediMeister macrumors 68040

    Oct 9, 2008
    When the system asks you to restart are you clicking on the button in the prompt or going to the :apple: and clicking restart? If you are doing the latter, you aren't doing it right. The system will present two choices "Not Now" and "Restart"; pick the latter. Also make sure that you don't have any applications other than Software Update open when you begin the update process.
  3. mgall08 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 26, 2010
    I am clicking in the pop up box that says "not now" and "restart". I click restart and that is when it restarts without installing. I may have had other apps open, I'll try that, thanks

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