Apple releases OS X Lion v10.7.5 update

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Apple has released a new update for Mac OS X 10.7.5, bringing in a slew of bug fixes and improvements.

For those who are still using OS X Lion, you may be happy to know Apple has added the Gatekeeper security functionality. The update also fixes a Wi-Fi issue with iMacs, and is said to generally improve the stability.

The release notes state:

The 10.7.5 update is recommended for all OS X Lion users and includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac. It also includes Gatekeeper, a new security feature that helps you keep your Mac safe from malicious software by giving you more control over what apps are installed on your Mac.

  • Resolve an issue where icons in Launchpad may get rearranged after a restart
  • Improve Wi-Fi reliability for iMac (Late 2009 and newer)
  • Resolve an issue using Spotlight to search an SMB server
  • Improve compatibility connecting to Active Directory servers

The new update is available now for download from Apple’s website or via the Software Update feature in your Mac’s System Preferences.

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