Software updates not working?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by thewind21, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. thewind21 macrumors newbie

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    Just bought a new Macbook Pro and loving it but when I try to do the software updates, they don't install properly. When I search for updates, I get 9 available downloads (itunes, garage band etc) but when I start the update it works for a few minutes then stops about 20% through the process.

    Anyone know why this would be?

    Many thanks
     
  2. Neil321 macrumors 68040

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    How long have you left it for,have you tried them individually ?
     
  3. thewind21 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Left it for about an hour last night but it always locks at one point (downloaded eg 17.1mb of 36mb) and doesn't progress.

    Tried downloading only 4 but not tried one at a time, will give it a go, thanks.

    Any other advice would be welcome
     
  4. jackiecanev2 macrumors 65816

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    Wirelessly posted (iPhone: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU like Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/420.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.0 Mobile/4A102 Safari/419.3)

    do you have intermittent wireless signal? Mine did that before, but my connection was spotty.
     
  5. bgd macrumors regular

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    My symptoms aren't quite the same but similar result. Try going to /Library/Updates and deleting any files you find there and then run again. That at least got me a little further along.

    Alternatively update manually by downloading the updates from Apple.

    I can't load 10.5.3, seems to hang. Have tried manually but it doesn't like my volume and doesn't tell me why. Currently creating some space in case that's the cause.
     

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