Apple Releases First Lion Update, Mac OS X 10.7.1 [Direct Download Links]



It hasn’t been much time since Apple launched Lion, Mac OS X 10.7, to the general public. There have been cries of various issues, specifically the unreliability of WiFi connections in Lion, due to which Apple has hurriedly released the first update, 10.7.1 to the general public. Weirdly, this build wasn’t even released to developers before general availability today while OS X 10.7.2 was seeded to developers.

OS X 10.7.1

The update was release today and contains the following fixes:

  • Addresses an issue that may cause the system to become unresponsive when playing a video in Safari
  • Resolves an issue that may cause system audio to stop working when using HDMI or optical audio out
  • Improves the reliability of Wi-Fi connections
  • Resolves an issue that prevents transfer of your data, settings, and compatible applications to a new Mac running OS X Lion
This update is available for download here.

It also fixes the following issues on recently launched MacBook Air and Mac Mini models:

  • Resolves an issue where MacBook Air may boot up when MagSafe Adapter is attached
  • Resolves an issue causing intermittent display flickering on MacBook Air
  • Resolves an issue that causes the SD card slot in Mac mini to run at reduced speed with SD and SDHC media
More information available here: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT4764.  This update can be download directly from Apple’s website It is highly recommended that users upgrade to OS X 10.7.1 if they’re running Lion. Just open up Software Update in Lion and download it or you can download the update from the links provided above.
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