uh, I installed an update, but what was it?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Shivetya, May 12, 2013.

  1. Shivetya macrumors 65816

    Jan 16, 2008
    How do I find out about updates installed in my system?
  2. rkaufmann87 macrumors 68000


    Dec 17, 2009
    Folsom, CA

    What update are your referring to, Apple always published information about them which you can find at:


    If you have Snow Leopard 10.6.x forward installed on your computer you use the Mac App store (probably) for installing updates, accept all that are recommenced and if you want additional information look for information on the Mac Apple Store prior to downloading.
  3. magicsleeper macrumors newbie

    Dec 24, 2008
    Belgium, Gent
    If you have the newest iMac 27 or 21,5 inch it was probably the "thunderbolt firmware update'
  4. Nermal, May 12, 2013
    Last edited: May 13, 2013

    Nermal Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 7, 2002
    New Zealand
    I'm not at a Mac at present so can't give the exact wording, but go to System Preferences > Software Update and there should be a tab showing all of the updates that you've installed, in installation order.

    Edit: It seems that this feature has been removed from 10.8.
  5. user418 macrumors 6502a


    Aug 22, 2010
    I believe this will give you what you want.

    About This Mac--->More Info--->System Report--->Software--->Installations
  6. Shivetya thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jan 16, 2008
    Appreciate the replies. It is something I should have remembered but forgot simply because of the time between updates requiring me to boot this Mac; it is never off - only asleep. That little notification dialog that popped in the upper right corner of my screen likes to stay hidden after its used :p

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