Apple releases 12 security updates and Windows 7 support for Boot Camp

Posted on Wednesday, January 20 2010 @ 16:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Apple issued its first security update batch of 2010, the company has fixed 12 bugs in Mac OS X, including a number of potentially dangerous security issues. In addition, Apple also finally added native Windows 7 support to its Boot Camp tool.
The Boot Camp software was updated to version 3.1 for both 32-bit and 64-bit users of Windows 7. The updates add native support for the Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate versions of Windows 7.

In addition, Boot Camp Software Update 3.1 for Windows addresses issues with the Apple trackpad, turns off the red digital audio port LED on laptop computers when it is not being used, and supports the Apple wireless keyboard and Apple Magic Mouse. The 32-bit version is 380.73MB, while the 64-bit update is 274.58MB. The software requires either Windows XP or Windows Vista SP2 before installing Windows 7.
Source: Apple Insider

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