Feeds

Apple pushes out Mac OS X update to fix Time Machine fail

Back-up restore flaw thorn in Lion's paw

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

Apple has released a supplemental update to Mac OS X Lion that fixes a problem with the Time Machine back-up system.

Some Lion users are currently experiencing errors while attempting to restore from a Time Machine backup, or even attempting to back up on the feature – as described on this Mac help forum here – so the fix is recommended for all Lion customers.

The Mac OS X 10.7.3 Supplemental Update out today will pop up in Software Updater or is available from the Apple website through this link.

It's an addition to the 10.7.3 update released in February which brought in new language support for Catalan, Croatian, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, Slovak, Thai and Ukrainian, as well as addressing issues with Wi-Fi connections, in particular a problem with the system's connection to the Wi-Fi after waking up from sleep.

Lion is already on the way out, with new Mac OS Mountain Lion snapping at its heels, but this should help frustrated Time Machine users until the new OS arrives. ®

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

More from The Register

next story
NO MORE ALL CAPS and other pleasures of Visual Studio 14
Unpicking a packed preview that breaks down ASP.NET
KDE releases ice-cream coloured Plasma 5 just in time for summer
Melty but refreshing - popular rival to Mint's Cinnamon's still a work in progress
Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Update specs tease details of Nokia's next mobes
New screen sizes, dual SIMs, voice over LTE, and more
Another day, another Firefox: Version 31 is upon us ALREADY
Web devs, Mozilla really wants you to like this one
Put down that Oracle database patch: It could cost $23,000 per CPU
On-by-default INMEMORY tech a boon for developers ... as long as they can afford it
Secure microkernel that uses maths to be 'bug free' goes open source
Hacker-repelling, drone-protecting code will soon be yours to tweak as you see fit
Mozilla keeps its Beard, hopes anti-gay marriage troubles are now over
Plenty on new CEO's todo list – starting with Firefox's slipping grasp
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Backing up Big Data
Solving backup challenges and “protect everything from everywhere,” as we move into the era of big data management and the adoption of BYOD.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.