APPLE: Apple Releases Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.2

Apple has released Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.2 which includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

General operating system fixes provided for:

* an issue that caused data to be deleted when using a guest account

* an issue that might cause your system to logout unexpectedly

* Spotlight search results not showing Exchange contacts

* the reliability of menu extras

* an issue in Dictionary when using Hebrew as the primary language

* shutter-click sound effect when taking a screenshot

* an issue with the four-finger swipe gesture

* an issue adding images to contacts in Address Book

* an issue in Front Row that could cause sluggish or slow frame rates while watching videos

* creation of mobile accounts for Active Directory users

* reliability and duration of VPN connections

* general reliability improvements for iWork, iLife, Aperture, Final Cut Studio, MobileMe, and iDisk

* overall improvements to VoiceOver performance

* this update addresses video playback and performance issues for iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2009) and iMac (27-inch, Late 2009) computers that may occur in some situations while AirPort is turned on

Fonts fixes provided for:

* an issue with font spacing

* an issue in which some Fonts are missing

* font duplication issues

* an issue with some PostScript Type 1 fonts not working properly

Graphics fixes provided for:

* an issue when connecting monitors to DVI and Mini DisplayPort adapters

* an issue in which the brightness setting may not be remembered on restart

* addresses functionality with specific display models

* general reliability and performance improvements when using some applications

Mail fixes provided for:

* a situation in which Mail’s unread count may not update properly as messages are read on another computer

* an issue in which deleted RSS feeds may return

* an issue in which Mail cannot preview or Quick Look attachments when composing a new message

* an issue that can cause Address Book and/or Mail to stop responding when opened

* an issue in which email messages received from an Exchange Server are not formatted correctly

* an issue in which Mail reports “Account exceeded bandwidth limits” for some Gmail accounts

MobileMe fixes provided for:

* performance when accessing files from iDisk via the Finder and syncing iDisk files

* an issue in which syncing iDisk files does not proceed beyond “checking items”

* reliability and performance when syncing contacts, calendars, and bookmarks with MobileMe (syncing with iTunes and iSync are also improved)

* an issue that prevents some users from logging into MobileMe via the MobileMe System Preference pane

Network file systems fixes provided for:

* compatibility with third-party AFP servers

* file synchronization for portable home directories

Printing and faxing fixes provided for:

* automatic printer updates improvements

* Print dialog allowing you to enter and send to more than one fax recipient

Safari fixes provided for:

* a graphics distortion issue in Safari Top Sites

* Safari plug-in reliability

You can download and install Snow Leopard 10.6.2 by selecting Software Update from the Apple Menu at the top left of your screen.

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