Apple releases updated EFI firmware for 2011 Macs

Summary:2011 Mac, iMac, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air get EFI updates.

Apple has released four new EFI firmware update packages for 2011 Macs.

  • Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.6 This update improves the reliability of booting from the network, addresses an issue that can prevent HDCP authentication after a reboot, and resolves an issue with boot device selection when a USB storage device is hot-plugged.
  • iMac EFI Firmware Update 1.9 This update improves the reliability of booting from the network, addresses an issue that can prevent HDCP authentication after a reboot, and resolves an issue with boot device selection when a USB storage device is hot-plugged.
  • MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.7 This update improves the reliability of booting from the network, addresses an issue that can prevent HDCP authentication after a reboot, and resolves an issue with boot device selection when a USB storage device is hot-plugged.
  • MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.4 This update improves the reliability of booting from the network, addresses an issue that can prevent HDCP authentication after a reboot, and resolves an issue with boot device selection when a USB storage device is hot-plugged.

Time to fire up the Software Update applications and update those Macs.

Topics: Apple, Hardware, Software

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