Staying current with Software Update


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Staying current with Software Update

Although you've just installed a fresh copy of Mountain Lion, there's a good chance that you don't have the latest and greatest Apple software running on your Mac. Apple routinely offers updates to not only its operating system, but other applications such as those in the iLife and iWorks suites. It also issues security updates that are important to help keep your Mac secure. For these reasons, you should run Software Update as soon as you install Mountain Lion, and here's how to go about it. In the old days, you'd go to System Preferences and then click on Software Update.

At this point, you'd click on Show Updates. I'm going to show you the other way to do it, which is more convenient, but before we leave this system update preference, I want to show you a couple of options. The first is that you can automatically check for updates. So turn that on and then you can choose to download newly available updates in the background or it will install just system da...

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Staying current with Software Update provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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