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Software Update location

415 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Sep 11, 2009 5:43 AM by V.K. RSS
Cindy Level 2 Level 2 (240 points)
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Sep 10, 2009 9:56 PM
I didn't realize that my prefs were set to check for updates automatically and also to download them automatically. I think it downloaded a ton of them and I don't know where to find them. Typically I want to download them manually because there are some I do not want installed. Anyway, I want to delete them.
Mac Pro 2.66 5gb ram, Mac OS X (10.6)
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (84,035 points)
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    Sep 10, 2009 10:09 PM (in response to Cindy)
    HI Cindy,

    Open System Preferences/Software Update.

    Select the Installed Software tab to see the list of updates already installed.

    Click the Scheduled Check tab. Where you see: Check for updates, click the pop up menu.
    You can set for daily, weekly, or monthly.

    Or for updates to download automatically.

    If you prefer, you can go here http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1338
    and follow the instructions to use the standalone installer.




    Carolyn
    Intel iMac 2.66 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X (10.6), iPhone 3GS PBookG4 iBookG4 Intuos Tablet Epson Olympus Airport iPods JBL
  • V.K. Level 9 Level 9 (56,120 points)
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    Sep 11, 2009 5:43 AM (in response to Cindy)
    they are in /Library/Updates. You can delete everything from that directory and restart.
    Mac Pro 3.2 GHz, Mac OS X (10.6), Mac Pro 2.66GHz, powerbook G4 1.5GHz

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