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Monday, March 15, 2004

Mac OS X 10.3.3 Update

Updated 3/15/04 - 1136a: My own personal update appears to have gone without a hitch. I will report on oddities I do find in future entries. -- DEW

Just when you thought software updates couldn't get any larger, here comes Mac OS X 10.3.3. At a hefty 58.8 megabytes, this one is going to take everyone a long time to download, even those with high-speed connections.

10.3.3 contains a host of updates to the base operating system, as well as enhancements and fixes for built-in utilities and Safari. Use Software Update to download and install.

From Apple...

Key enhancements include:

  • network volumes are now available in the Finder sidebar and Desktop for convenient access
  • improved file sharing and directory services for Mac (AFP), UNIX (NFS) and PC (SMB/CIFS) networks
  • iimproved PostScript and USB printing
  • updated Disk Utility, DVD Player, Image Capture, Mail and Safari applications
  • additional support for FireWire and USB devices
  • iimproved compatibility for third party applications
  • previous standalone security updates and Bluetooth Update 1.5

For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website: http://www.info.apple.com/kbnum/n25711


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