Mac OS X 10.3.9 software update

Mac OS X 10.3.9Apple Computer released Mac OS X 10.3.9 Update. The update delivers overall improved compatibility and reliability for Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther" and is recommended for all users.

    Improvements include:
  • file sharing and directory services reliability for mixed Mac and PC networks
  • Mail, Safari and Stickies application reliability
  • compatibility for third party applications and devices
  • previous standalone security updates

Meanwhile, Safari has been upgraded to 1.3 (v312). A noticeable change in Safari is SSL webpages would now load faster than previous version.

For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website: About the Mac OS X 10.3.9 Update (Delta)

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other noticeable changed:

  • Addresses slow vertical tracking and intermittent trackpad behavior on PowerBook G4 12-inch 1.5GHz, 15-inch 1.67/1.5GHz, and 17-inch 1.67GHz computers.
  • Addresses an issue with Mac OS X 10.3.6 and later in which the Calculator window won't appear if the Speak Button Pressed or Speak Total options are enabled.
  • Addresses an issue in which the startup time in Mac OS X 10.3.6 through 10.3.8 may be extended if a large number of PostScript fonts are installed.
  • If your PowerBook G4 sometimes wakes up with a kernel panic, installing this update may help.

Safari 1.3


Posted by Antony at April 16, 2005 2:05 PM

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