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Apple releases Mac OS X 10.3.7 Update

updated 04:15 pm EST, Wed December 15, 2004

Mac OS X 10.3.7 update

Apple has released via the Software Update utility. Key enhancements include improved AFP support for saving documents with long file names, improved OpenGL technology and updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers, improved FireWire device compatibility, an updated Preview application, and improved compatibility for third party applications. The 10.3.7 update is recommended for all users of Mac OS X 10.3 "Panther." It also includes all previous standalone security updates.




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  1. slipperfrog

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    yes, but...

    Does this fix the "Cannot find server www.blahblahblah.com" problem in Safari? I'm getting that more often than not now, and I've moved back to Mozilla until it's fixed.

  1. ZOM 77

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    awaiting bugs

    hopefully this will just solve the problems with 10.3.6 and not create any new bugs.

  1. libratem

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    I think I'll wait

    to see if 10.3.7 hoses anyone else's LaCie FW800 HD the way 10.3.6 did mine.

  1. DangeRuss

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    No issues yet

    I've installed the update and ran my standard set of applications: iTunes, NetNewsWire, Safari, Firefox, iPhoto, Photoshop, Salling Clicker, VLC, etc...) and haven't had any issues. The menubar and Dock did take a little longer to show up, but that will probably be better on the 2nd boot.

  1. ddukes

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    RE: I think I'll wait

    Maybe next time you will read the README first before installing because it says this:

    "Important: Please read before installing

    * If you have a third-party FireWire hard drive connected, turn it off and disconnect it before installing this update. Reconnect it and turn it back on after installation is complete and you've restarted."

  1. koogz

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Apple like M$

    The only way I see that Apple could be like M$ is these constant friggin security updates... I remember the nightmare that was downloading 40mb, 80mb updates for Winblowz...

    Of course I'm just happier than can be having switched to Mac over 2 years ago, and would never go back. Thank You Mr. Jobs. Y0u da Man!

  1. ddukes

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    wrong article

    You got the wrong article kooqz.

  1. libratem

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    maybe next time

    "Maybe next time you will read the README first before installing because it says this:

    "Important: Please read before installing

    * If you have a third-party FireWire hard drive connected, turn it off and disconnect it before installing this update. Reconnect it and turn it back on after installation is complete and you've restarted."

    Maybe next time you'll find out the whole story instead of shooting from the hip and blowing your leg off.

    Plugged in LaCie before upgrading to 10.3.6 and updated it with latest LaCie updater. Unplugged it and upgraded TiBook to 10.3.6. Rebooted, plugged in Firmware-patched LaCie per LaCie's instructions. Voila! Does not mount, and no longer works on other computers running 10.3.5 and before.

    Sorry if that's confusing for you.

  1. svento

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    display usb port problem!

    I just installed the update and my keyboard no longer works when plugged directly into my Studio Display 17". (nor does any other usb device I just try, btw) I have a G4 Quicksilver with an ATI video card. I assume this problem is related to the ATI Driver update!

  1. gbafan

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    USB != ATI Driver

    nt

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