Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Fix Mac OS X 10.7.3 Update Issues, Like CUI Errors, Crash, Stuck Install

Fix Mac OS X 10.7.3 update issues, like CUI errors. Following the Mac OS X 10.7.3 update, people were immediately upgraded to the version. However not all of them got the smooth upgrade installation, they were stuck on ongoing spinning loop progress indicator, or having their apps crash, and unexpected error like "CUI CUI CUI". Are you having one of the said error?

If you are, there is a good news for you. Because the fix of the said problem is easy, you need to install the OS X 10.7.3 Combo Updater to your mussy 10.7.3 installation.


But if the problem is appearing after the Mac OS X 10.7.3 update, this is a bit more complicated, according OSXDaily you need to get a workaround to utilize the Combo Updater on your troubled installation.

So to fix the OS X 10.7.3 installation issues like CUI erros and you’re stuck on a boot loop the simple way, then what you need to is.
  • Download Mac OS X 10.7.3 Combo Updater direct link)
  • Run the 10.7.3 Combo Updater on top of the existing 10.7.3 installation
  • Reboot
Via OSXDaily.

And if you are experiencing the software update tells you: MacOSXUpd10.7.3-10.7.3: No such update albeit the SSH Connection is fine. Then do the following.

  • Select “Browse for help online” to launch the Safari browser
  • Visit http://support.apple.com/downloads/ and download the 10.7.3 combo update [direct link].
  • Quit Safari after the combo installer is successfully downloaded.
  • Open Disk Utility from the Menu bar, choose “Open Disk Image” from the File menu and select the combo installer from where you saved it.
  • Quit Disk Utility after the volume is mounted and apply the aforementioned Terminal commands.
  • Boot into the Recovery partition by holding down the Option key at startup.
  • Choose “Disk Utility” from the Menu bar and mount the combo installer image file
  • Choose “Terminal” from the Menu bar and run “installer -pkg /Volumes/Mac\ OS\ X\ 10.7.3\ Update\ Combo/MacOSXUpdCombo10.7.3.pkg -target /Volumes/Macintosh\ HD” (Change the target to reflect the startup volume’s name.) Be patient, as it can take up to 15 minutes or more to apply the combo update.
  • Run “reboot” and you are done.


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