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    Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    There are some updates which are available in my Mac and now when I try to do the updates it just finishes at all. What should I do for this issue? Why I am not able to install the updates properly in my Mac? Is there any workaround available for this issue? Please help me in this.

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    There maybe several reasons for the updates not installing properly in your Mac where the cache is not proper to handle the update and now to fix this issue you need to follow a workaround which might help to resolve this issue,

    STEP 1: Switch to Single User mode in your Mac.

    STEP 2: Now hold down the Apple (Command key) and S key together when you are switching on your Mac and this will go to the command line screen.

    STEP 3: Mount the drive by giving the command as “mount -uw /” (without quotes)

    STEP 4: Now to remove the updates cache from your Mac, just type in the command as “rm -rf /Library/Updates/*”

    STEP 5: Now the updates cache from the system will be removed -> Just type reboot to restart your Mac.

    STEP 6: Once you come to the home screen. Just try to do the update again which should work fine.

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    Hello Friend

    1)First of all select the Apple icon and click it.

    2)Now you will select the "software Update" form the drop down menu that appears.

    3)You will wait a few minutes because computer to perform a check for any software updates.

    4)Now close out of the software update screen if there are no software updates for your computer at that time.

    5)Now select the software updates that you wish to install on your mac computer form those listed by checking or unchecking the boxes that appear next to each update.

    6)Now click "install" button of the software Update screen and wait for the computer to install the software updates that you have selected.

    7)Now close and restart your computer after that closing all open programs so that all the software updates can effect.




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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    hello sir,

    you simply have to follow me for the solution to your query.

    Turn on your mac device first.

    Then you have to activate the single user mode on your device.

    Now tap command key and the s key at once while turning on your device.

    Then you will get a command bar.

    Gave command mount -uw/

    here you will get the option of cache memory.

    You simply have to delete all the cache.

    Now restart your device.

    That's all.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    Hi....................,


    Make sure that you have fast net connection.
    Many times update are not installed if there is slow connection.

    ---> User mode in mac must be single.
    ---> Hold down the apple S key when you are switching.
    ---> Write the following command "mount -uw /"
    ---> update the library even if needed.
    ---> Delete the cache if stored earlier.
    ---> After update you need to type restart.
    --- > Now when restart is done your mac will run fine.

    Thanks

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

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    Few points to check:

    :: Check there is proper internet connection,because sometime connection fails
    as a result update also failed.

    :: Try to restart the Mac OS and then again try to installing the updates.

    :: Try to check there any other apps that interrupt the updates.

    :: Also try to clear the all MAC OS cache file.


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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    Hi,

    Yeah! I have got your problem and i have the solution for it.

    1.Firstly check that updates are compatible with your Mac or not.

    2.Or this may be the problem your network so check it first

    3.Or your disk space is not enough tom update any thing.

    4.So better you try to update when you get notification of that update only.

    Have a nice day........


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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say..........

    1.Firstly check that you have the internet connectivity.

    2.Your server may be down so it is not updating.

    3.this may because of the incompatibility.

    4.The update may not be compatible with your system.

    5.this may also the problem of the browser so try to update it.

    I hope by doing as i said you can solve your problem.

    All the best................

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    Hi

    If you are facing this type of problem then you must have follow the following steps:-

    --Turn on your Mac

    --User mode must be single

    --Check the updates from your mac

    --Check the network connection

    --Check the disk space

    --Clear all chache files

    --Update the library

    --restart your mac


    Thank you...

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    my dear friend follow the steps to updated properly in your Mac1} first turn on your device .

    2} after then activate the single user mode on your device.

    3} Now tap command key and the s key at once while turning on your device.

    4} after then you will get a command bar.

    5} now type command mount -uw/ on it.

    6} then you will get the option of cache memory.

    7} now delete all the cache and restart your device.
    hope this information help you

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    Few ways for installation/updates in MAC:

    1. Remove all cache files of Mac os.

    2.Verify other issues that obstructing the updation.

    3.Uninstall present antivirus software if any then re-start.

    4.Next you try for Mac updates installetion.

    5.If your update installation is successful the re-start and

    finally dowmload antvirus software from original site and install.

    This process may correct your problem.

    Thank You,

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    Re: Updates not installing properly in my Mac

    Hi Friend,

    You can resolve the issue of updates not installing properly in my Mac

    In order to overcome the issue, you have to follow some steps as which are mentioned below:

    Steps:

    >> First of all, you have to switch to Single user mode in your Mac

    >> Now while switching ON the Mac press and hold Apple (
    Command key) and S key simultaneously

    >> You will be automatically navigated to command line screen

    >> Now you have to mount the drive by command as : mount -uw /
    (without quotes)

    >> After that, type command as : rm -rf /Library/Updates/* to remove updates cache

    >> Then you have to type Reboot in order to restart the Mac

    >> Now go to Home Screen andupdate once again

    Hope we have resolved your query.

    For any query you can post on our forum, we will reply at the earliest

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