Software update won't work?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by pbush25, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. pbush25 macrumors regular

    Jun 14, 2010
    Atlanta, Georgia
    When Apple released the 10.6.5 beta for AirPrint testing, I installed it, thinking nothing of it. However, I have realized since then, my computer doesn't recognize software updates (major ones) such as today's update to 10.6.6. Nothing comes up, as if it doesn't realize a new operating version is out... Can anyone help me with this? Kinda bummed out about no being able to update anymore.

    P.S. I also noticed this happened with the iTunes 10 beta, now when an iTunes update comes up, it does the same as decried above, doesn't exist according to my computer.
  2. Gregg2 macrumors 603

    May 22, 2008
    Milwaukee, WI
    Try my knee-jerk suggestion. It works once in awhile.

    Quit Software Update. Go to this folder HD/Users/YourUserName/Library/Preferences/
    and move this file to your Desktop.

    Open SU. That will make a new SU plist file, default version.

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