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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:55 pm    Post subject: Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 Reply with quote

Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1
Thursday, August 23, 2012
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Apple has released the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 update via their Mac App Store and website for direct download. According to the release note, this update includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability and compatibility of your Mac. This includes fixes that:

- Resolve an issue that may cause Migration Assistant to unexpectedly quit.

- Address an issue playing audio through a Thunderbolt display.

- Improve compatibility when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server in Mail.

- Resolve an issue that could prevent iMessages from being sent.

- Address an issue that could cause the system to become unresponsive when using Pinyin input.

- Resolve an issue when connecting to SMB servers with long names.

- Address a issue that may prevent Safari from launching when using a Proxy Automatic Configuration (PAC) file .

- Improve 802.1X authentication with Active Directory credentials.

The OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 update weighs in at 24.2MB and requires OS X 10.8.



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Battery life is still reporting lower than Lion.

Did anyone have this update show up with the notification center? It never showed up for me.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

didn't show up for me at all
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nor for me.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nor for me. I don't see any improvements with battery life either. I'm still down somewhere in the range of 35-45 minutes from Lion with a 2011 13" MacBook Pro.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:01 pm    Post subject: Battery Life Reply with quote

WheelSpinners wrote:
Nor for me. I don't see any improvements with battery life either. I'm still down somewhere in the range of 35-45 minutes from Lion with a 2011 13" MacBook Pro.
I have no problems with the LION OS at all.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A clean install of Mountain Lion will go a long way towards improving your battery life. Then re-calibrate your battery.

http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11078?viewlocale=en_US
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had actually run into some issues sending iMessages to my wife, but haven't had one since upgrading to 10.8.1. No problems to report otherwise. Mountain Lion seems pretty darn solid. Well, unless you're dealing with battery life issues.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So far with an early 09 mac mini Lion is a better OS and I hated that. This is even more buggier and incredibly slow OS.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ray Finkle wrote:
So far with an early 09 mac mini Lion is a better OS and I hated that. This is even more buggier and incredibly slow OS.


Interesting. Have you tried a clean install? My 2009 seems pretty nimble and bug free.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whilst I'm happier with Mountain Lion than I was with Lion, I still prefer Snow Leopard to the pair of them Confused
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ez061111 wrote:
Ray Finkle wrote:
So far with an early 09 mac mini Lion is a better OS and I hated that. This is even more buggier and incredibly slow OS.


Interesting. Have you tried a clean install? My 2009 seems pretty nimble and bug free.



No I didn't. If I knew how to save everything I needed ( I can't seem to find my iphoto's, and iTunes songs) and actually had a drive for that. I would do a clean install of snow leopard instead.
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