Apple Releases Graphics Firmware Update for 17" Unibody MacBook Pro

Apple today released MacBook Pro Graphics Firmware Update 1.0 for all users of the new unibody 17" MacBook Pro released in January.

This firmware update is recommended for all 17-inch MacBook Pro (Early 2009) users and addresses the appearance of vertical lines or distorted graphics on the notebook display.

Apple's support document provides instructions on how to install the update and determine whether it successfully installs. The download weighs in at 770 KB.

Numerous users have reported in Apple's discussion forums and elsewhere problems with lines and distortion on the new models, and this update appears to be intended to address these issues.

Related Forum: MacBook Pro

Popular Stories

google drive for desktop1

Google to Roll Out New 'Drive for Desktop' App in the Coming Weeks, Replacing Backup & Sync and Drive File Stream Clients

Tuesday July 13, 2021 1:18 am PDT by
Earlier this year, Google announced that it planned to unify its Drive File Stream and Backup and Sync apps into a single Google Drive for desktop app. The company now says the new sync client will roll out "in the coming weeks" and has released additional information about what users can expect from the transition. To recap, there are currently two desktop sync solutions for using Google...