For those users who are using 2011 Macs and have been on the look for an update from Apple to tighten up their security and patch any holes, the good news are here. Apple has released four new EFI firmware updates for 2011 Macs. The brief details of each of these packages are listed below.
The four firmware packages that Apple has released for 2011 Macs include:
Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.6:
With the help of this update, you can improve the reliability of booting from network. The update also addresses the issue with HDCP authentication after a system reboot. Moreover, when a USB device is hot-plugged to the system, the update resolves the issue with the boot device selection. You can get the update here.
iMac EFI Firmware Update 1.9:
The update delivers similar services as are offered by the package listed above. These include enhanced reliability of booting from network, resolution of HDCP authentication issue after a reboot and finally, elimination of the problem of boot device selection after a USB is hot-plugged to the system. You can get the update here.
MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.7:
As the name suggests, this update specifically deals with exactly the same issues as listed above but for those users who are tooling a MacBook Pro. You can get the update here.
MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.4:
Quite predictably, this update too provides the solution to similar problems as the rest of the three update, only that it is specifically for MacBook Air users. You can get the update here.
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