Now Available For Download: MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.6

Now Available For Download: MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.6


Detailed in a new support document published by the company, Apple has this week released a small (but welcome) software update for MacBook Air owners. MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.6 has been designed to fix a color issue with HDMI displays which may be connected to Apple’s MacBook Air, alongside “resolv[ing] an issue with Windows which can prevent MacBook Air from booting properly.”

Screen Shot 2013-01-10 at 11.00.39 [alert=error]Note: Your computer’s power cord must be connected and plugged into a working power source. When your MacBook Air restarts, a gray screen will appear with a status bar to indicate the progress of the update. It will take several minutes for the update to complete. Do not disturb or shut off the power on your MacBook Air during this update.[/alert]

In addition, the new update also contains fixes for an issue where “unplugging a Thunderbolt device may cause the system to freeze when waking from standby.”

The update – (which weighs-in at 4.76 MB) – is available for download by heading to the “Updates” tab now located within the Mac App Store, or alternatively, can be downloaded right here.