Mac OS X – Mountain Lion, 10.8.1

I use both Windows and Mac OS X every day, so have become accustomed to how Windows must restart after updates.

To my surprise the latest Mac OS X release of Mountain Lion numbered as 10.8.1 also required a restart:

It's annoying to me when I have to loose several minutes of productive work time during the business day to install an update and wait for a restart Oh well, during the restart I just went over and used my iPad instead where I can continue to read all of my email accounts.

The official list of fixes for 10.8.1 include:

  • Resolve an issue that may cause Migration Assistant to unexpectedly quit
  • Improve compatibility when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server in Mail
  • Address an issue playing audio through a Thunderbolt display
  • 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

Happy computing.

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