Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.1

About this update

This EFI Firmware Update fixes several Boot Camp and start up issues on Mac Pro computers.

After the firmware update is successfully applied to your computer, your Boot ROM Version will be:

You can confirm the version of the Boot ROM installed on your computer using System Profiler.

Note: Print or write down these instructions before you begin the update.

To update the firmware on your Intel-based Mac Pro:

1. Quit all other open applications.

2. Click Shut Down in the Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update window and wait for your computer to shut down.

3. Press and hold the power button on your Mac Pro until the power indicator light flashes repeatedly, then release the power button to begin the update.

A status bar indicates the progress of the update.

Important: Do not interrupt the update.

Your computer restarts automatically when the update is completed and opens the Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update.

4. Click OK, if the firmware is now up-to-date.

If these instructions appear on your screen again, the firmware update was not successful. Repeat steps 2, 3 and 4.

This update requires a Macintosh-formatted disk or partition. If you normally start up using a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) subsystem, you must instead start up from a Macintosh-formatted storage device to apply this update.

Some USB and FireWire devices may prevent firmware updates from installing correctly. If you are having trouble installing an update try disconnecting non-essential devices and use only an Apple branded keyboard, mouse and monitor.

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Download Details

Post Date: November 13, 2006
License: Update
File Size: 1.6MB

This download supports:

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System Requirements

  • Mac Pro
  • Mac OS X 10.4.7 or later

Download ID: sd12141 1.6MB