Software Update - invalid Apple cert warnings!

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by MrElvey, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. MrElvey macrumors newbie


    Feb 22, 2010
    I am simply trying to check for any software updates and I get this error message.

    I restarted Software Update/the App Store and didn't get it, but did get it again after a second restart.

    Thoughts? Suggestions? This has happened before to others:

    indicates there are no problems.

    Ghost in the machine? :eek:

    NSA in the machine? :mad:/:cool:
  2. Alrescha macrumors 68020

    Jan 1, 2008
    If the time/date on your computer is invalid (or very inaccurate), this can sometimes cause the certificate validation process to fail.

  3. MrElvey, Sep 29, 2014
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2014

    MrElvey thread starter macrumors newbie


    Feb 22, 2010
    True. But, that's not the case here. My computer has the correct time/date.
    % date
    Mon Sep 29 13:54:36 PDT 2014
    Perhaps related: The App Store seems to be confused bout updating iMovie. It thinks it has installed 10.0.5, and yet it is also offering to install it. 10.0.5 iMovie is listed thrice: twice under Updates Installed in the Last 30 Days, and once under Update Available! I don't have iMovie 10 installed; I do have old copies of iMovie though.

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