Apple software update validating packages
Software is everything from the operating system you run to the apps you use every day.
Every so often, it's important to check and verify that your hardware is working properly, and indeed it's equally important to verify your Mac's software is running smoothly.
Proceed to download i Tunes from Apple’s website then follow the pre-requisite instructions for installing i Tunes.
Also, disable your Antivirus temporarily since some security utilities can incorrectly flag i Tunes as malicious software.
Even though i Tunes has become a staple of most PCs, it has also earned a reputation as a despised piece of software.
In fact, it won the Groovy Post award for worst software ever.
That was a few years ago, and unfortunately, not much has changed with the most recent versions, which at the time of this writing is i Tunes 12.
That said, a lot of users, including myself, still use it.
Much of this is attributed to the success of Apple’s i Pod and i Phone.
In this 2-part series, we'll take a look at how to check your hardware and software to verify your system is in good shape or if certain components are failing.
See part 1 to learn about all the way you can test your Mac's hardware to verify whether it's good to go or failing.
Users experiencing problems installing other software should also check out our article about resolving issues installing desktop and universal apps.
Your computer consists of both hardware and software and a number of things can go wrong.