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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
    and follow the instructions to use the standalone installer.

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  • 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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