• Update Your OS X Mountain Lion App to 10.8.2


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    Published on 09-20-2012 02:50 PM by
    The original installation media for Mac OS X Snow Leopard was a 10.6 DVD. The DVD was only updated once to version 10.6.3. In order to provide more frequent updates to users, Apple is now slipstreaming the latest version of OS X directly into the download. Upon fresh installation, no updating is necessary!

    If you purchased Mountain Lion from the App Store prior to September 19, 2012, you most likely have 10.8.0 or 10.8.1. To re-download Mountain Lion and update your App to 10.8.2, simply log into the Mac App Store and click Update. When the download finishes, the app will automatically open. The updated 10.8.2 Install Mac OS X Mountain Lion App can be found in the Applications folder. You can then re-create your UniBeast installation USB.
    If you don't see the Update button, follow this simple procedure.

    1. Delete your existing copy of Install Mac OS X Mountain Lion.app from Applications folder.
    2. Hold down the alt/option key on your keyboard, and click the App Store icon.
    3. With alt/option key held, click on Purchased
    4. With alt/option key held, click on OS X Mountain Lion
    5. With alt/option key held, click on Install

    If neither of the above processes work for you, try creating a new User account. You can delete it later.

    1. Open System Preferences
    2. Click on Accounts
    3. Click Lock Icon
    4. Click (+) to add a new User
    5. Create a new Admin User
    6. Log out, and log into new User
    7. Proceed with steps above.

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    Comments 63 Comments
    1. joncas's Avatar
      joncas -
      Quote Originally Posted by gensalvador28 View Post
      The only downside is you have to reinstall every software again. But for a rock solid 10.8.2, i think it's worth it.
      If you have a second hard drive and clone your old installation onto that before you do a clean install (a good idea anyway !), then after installing the clean new system, you can attach the cloned old disk as a secondary or external HD and run the "Migration Assistant" in the Utilities to import the old user account and applications. (This works better than just cloning the application folder, because it also imports the necessary subdirectories in /Library/Application Support and the LaunchDaemons etc.).

      If you also paste the old serial number from /extra/smbios.plist into the new smbios.plist, then sw that needs activation like Adobe CS6 usually doesn't complain.

      I've found the clean install results in a more stable system anyway than trying to upgrade in-place.
    1. cloin's Avatar
      cloin -
      Hi everybody, complete Newbie here. Just built my first hackintosh based on the great advice from customac (Ivy Bridge budget build) - works a treat with the GA-H77-DS3H board, i5 3570K, 16GB RAM, Samsung 830 120GB SSD, HD4000 graphics. I updated straight to 10.8.2 from a CD, applied Multibeast with the sound settings etc., but after restarting I need to use the -x switch to get the graphics working at all. Also no Audio yet. Sorry if this is information to be found elsewhere but what do i have to do to sort out the graphics? I have a 22" Eizo TFT with 1680 x 1080 which works great with the -x but not at all without. Any pointers/help would be much appreciated. Thanks!

      Update: reinstalled after having updated BIOS to f7 (was f5). Set Video RAM to 64M (no more - seems to produce problems!) xHCI & EHCI hand off both enabled, High precision timer enabled, Boot drive set to PO (not UEFI). Used Unibeast ML 1.5.3 and Multibeast ML 5.0.2, with only Audio AC887 and Identity iMac 12,2 selected. Works fine! Next I will try update to 10.8.2 to see if that works, might take a few days as my monitor has died. Keep you posted...

      Update 29.9.2012: After a week of a perfectly stable system running 10.8.1 I decided to have another go at the 10.8.2 upgrade.
      Now all I get is half a screen with rapidly vibrating login icons. Booting in safe mode the graphics work fine. I have removed the OEMsmbios.kext as suggested in other posts but to no avail. I have used multibeast to reinstall the audio driver and give the identity as iMac 12.2 but still doesn't work. In my bios (f7) the Intel VD is disabled.
      Anybody got any clues? This is so frustrating and a tremendous waste of time to boot (sorry, bad pun)...

      Update 29.09.12 p.m. Strange effect: after having reinstalled the FakeMSC ... oemSMBIOS I was getting problems with the graphics: login screen only half there and vibrating madly. I find that if I switch off the computer and on again within a few secs it will show graphics cleanly, but in about 800 x 640 res. If I then go thru System Prefs / Display and set the res to 800x640 , dsave, and then set it to 1280x1024 it works fine, until the next reboot. How can I get round this problem? Also the audio doesn't work despite the ACL887 being recognised and the line output devices recognised in the sound prefs. This all reminds me so much of the early days with Linux, but that was twelve years ago.
    1. irontony's Avatar
      irontony -
      Quote Originally Posted by skapplin View Post
      Yes, it should also work for Lion if you can manage to re-download it from your Purchased list.

      I've removed my old Lion App store installer from the Applications folder, ran App Store with pressing the Option when checking my "purchases" and Lion shows as an option to download again but every time I try it shows error 13.. I tested two accounts and also from another 10.7 and 10.8 machine. All fail to download Lion again from my App store. However I successfully redownloaded the new 10.8.2 ML App Store as discussed in this forum.
    1. dentimarci's Avatar
      dentimarci -
      Quote Originally Posted by gensalvador28 View Post
      Update from 10.8.2 literally killed my hackintosh. Can't boot unless using safe mode command. Did a quick fix by removing the OemSmbios.kext located /System/Library/Extensions/FakeSMC.kext/Contents/PlugIns/ work awhile but my hackintosh is not as stable as before. Downloaded 10.8.2 from app store and made new OS X Mountain Lion USB Install Disk using Unibeast.

      Installation went smooth, (i did not use any commands at all). Installed latest chameleon, multibeast (FakeSMC, FakeSMC Plugins ->Motherboard Plugins)and other necessary stuff for my system. Rebooted, and voila! It can't boot.

      Reinstalled OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Unibeast, it also went smoothly (again without any commands). Installed saltest chameleon the again run multibeast but this time (FakeSMC/FakeSMC Plugins->Motherboard Plugins!!!!!!UNCHECKED!!!!!) and other necessary stuff for my system . Rebooted voila! Successful! Everything worked smoothly. No patches performed other than Chameleon & Multibeast. Graphics worked OOB, Dual Display worked OOB. Ran prime 95 for 11 hours, no crash or screen freeze. No

      The only downside is you have to reinstall every software again. But for a rock solid 10.8.2, i think it's worth it.

      Hope this can help to others with the same build.
      Have you used dsdt for you motherboard?
      Have you installed new nvdia driver?
      Have you checked in Multibeast OpenCL Patch and OpenCL Enabler?
      OpenCL works?

      Thankssssss
    1. dentimarci's Avatar
      dentimarci -
      Quote Originally Posted by joncas View Post
      If you have a second hard drive and clone your old installation onto that before you do a clean install (a good idea anyway !), then after installing the clean new system, you can attach the cloned old disk as a secondary or external HD and run the "Migration Assistant" in the Utilities to import the old user account and applications. (This works better than just cloning the application folder, because it also imports the necessary subdirectories in /Library/Application Support and the LaunchDaemons etc.).

      If you also paste the old serial number from /extra/smbios.plist into the new smbios.plist, then sw that needs activation like Adobe CS6 usually doesn't complain.

      I've found the clean install results in a more stable system anyway than trying to upgrade in-place.
      How I can clone my old installation?

      Thanks!
    1. xaxik's Avatar
      xaxik -
      GA-P55A-UD4, core I5-760, Asus GTX460
      updated without any issue
    1. lavertyg's Avatar
      lavertyg -
      Quote Originally Posted by xaxik View Post
      GA-P55A-UD4, core I5-760, Asus GTX460
      updated without any issue
      Just so I understand this correctly. In the instructions it refers to the "update" button, but the image shows "Install". Are these two things the same ??
    1. gensalvador28's Avatar
      gensalvador28 -
      Quote Originally Posted by lore View Post
      Quick tip.

      Clone your application folder (better if you clone the entire boot drive) and upon reinstallation just copy the applications back. Most will work out of the box. The remaining you can fix searching the missing files by app name using "find all files" software and put them back in the correct place, or just reinstall.
      So far this time demanding task is required for: Microsoft Office 2011, Virtualbox, Sophos antivirus. Everything else I have just need to be copied back to the application folder.
      Tried copying the Application folder before but some of them doesn't work. Btw i have a clone of 10.8.1 but i wanna see for myself a 10.8.2 clean install. So far everything is rock solid so i created a new clone of 10.8.2 by using Filezilla.
    1. gensalvador28's Avatar
      gensalvador28 -
      Quote Originally Posted by dentimarci View Post
      Have you used dsdt for you motherboard?
      Have you installed new nvdia driver?
      Have you checked in Multibeast OpenCL Patch and OpenCL Enabler?
      OpenCL works?

      Thankssssss
      Have you used dsdt for you motherboard? : Yes
      Have you installed new nvdia driver?: No, luckily my Video card works OOB, no tweaks needed just install CUDA driver if you need it.
      Have you checked in Multibeast OpenCL Patch and OpenCL Enabler?: No
      OpenCL works?: Yes, OOB
    1. gensalvador28's Avatar
      gensalvador28 -
      Quote Originally Posted by joncas View Post
      If you have a second hard drive and clone your old installation onto that before you do a clean install (a good idea anyway !), then after installing the clean new system, you can attach the cloned old disk as a secondary or external HD and run the "Migration Assistant" in the Utilities to import the old user account and applications. (This works better than just cloning the application folder, because it also imports the necessary subdirectories in /Library/Application Support and the LaunchDaemons etc.).

      If you also paste the old serial number from /extra/smbios.plist into the new smbios.plist, then sw that needs activation like Adobe CS6 usually doesn't complain.

      I've found the clean install results in a more stable system anyway than trying to upgrade in-place.
      Yeah i agree, clean install is way more stable. Quick fix after the update made my system unreliable. I have drive for cloning my OS X and i do it weekly, for my incremental back up i just used Time Machine.
    1. thosj's Avatar
      thosj -
      Quote Originally Posted by xaxik View Post
      GA-P55A-UD4, core I5-760, Asus GTX460
      updated without any issue
      Newb here, too. Are you saying just update from the update just like a real Mac user would do, with a real Mac, or do we need to download the update FILE and create a new Unibeast USB and install from scratch and go thru all this hassle getting back to normal?

      I just got the Software Update notification on my mackintosh, so do I just upgrade or start jumping hoops?

      Tom
    1. MacAspirer's Avatar
      MacAspirer -
      I have luckily backed up all my data on time machine so lucky me I got all my data. I think 10.8.2 is not yet ready for Hackintosh. I am not sure about what are the things that need modified in Multibeast. I am not sure what are the things I need to install for my motherboard.
      Anyway once I installed new update I lost first Audio, I tried to get audio but it was unsuccessful. I tried various other things all were unsuccessful. Then I tried Unibeast with Mountain Lion 10.8.2. Installed as a fresh install. Then I used multibeast nothing worked screen got struck at apple logo. Also it got video issues so and so forth. At the end I decided I will go back to 10.8. Luckily I had another Flash drive on which 10.8 was there so I installed and ran old multibeast. Currently it is working well. I used time machine to get all my data back. I feel that Tony and Mac man will come up with a solution.
    1. Stork's Avatar
      Stork -
      Quote Originally Posted by dentimarci View Post
      How I can clone my old installation?

      Thanks!
      I recommend Carbon Copy Cloner > http://www.bombich.com/ or SuperDuper http://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/ Clonezilla is not for the typical Mac user.
    1. imdrecordings's Avatar
      imdrecordings -
      10.8.2 hosed my install too!
    1. imdrecordings's Avatar
      imdrecordings -
      10.8.2 corrupted my install
      Running a Gigabyte Z77 board (DS3H) and Ivy processor.

      Ideas?
    1. osxfr33k's Avatar
      osxfr33k -
      Quote Originally Posted by gensalvador28 View Post
      You can download Chameleon Here:
      http://www.osx86.net/view/3219-clover_rev_674_pkg.html

      Multibeast for your system here:
      Your system looks close to kyle710's system you can follow his tutorial.

      Working Intel Core i5-2500K, GA-Z68A-D3H-B3, Intel HD3000
      Are you saying Clover eliminates the need for FakeSMC?
    1. mantuc's Avatar
      mantuc -
      I moved to Lion, because the resolution of my pcie video card (geforce 210 PNY). I canīt buy any 10.7 in Macīs apps store, so ŋWhat can I do? I canīt find any working video card to replace the old one in the market. I need the extra resolution for my plugs. I canīt move to mountain lion because the main application I use donīt supports it. So I decide to test Lion, but I canīt get it. Any Idea?
    1. mantuc's Avatar
      mantuc -
      I need the Lion 10.7, any idea how to buy it? I have to install in my hack due video card low resolution 1024x768 (pny geforce 210), and I canīt find other compatible card to replace it. Any idea?
    1. ucupsz's Avatar
      ucupsz -
      Quote Originally Posted by imdrecordings View Post
      10.8.2 corrupted my install
      Running a Gigabyte Z77 board (DS3H) and Ivy processor.

      Ideas?
      i used the same motherboard with i7 3770 and GTX 560Ti.
      i experience same problem with others mentioning here, stop at apple logo.
      look around in this forum, and follow the procedure for removing OemSMBios.kext
      you should find how to activate the sound also.
    1. kemal1923's Avatar
      kemal1923 -
      GA Z77x UP5 TH
      3770 (NOT K)
      16GB 9CAS

      Is AppleACPIPlatform.kext actually different from 10.8.1 to 10.8.2? Both copies report Version 1.6. Different build dates. Using the 10.8.1 version with 10.8.2 did not seem to help. Turning off Vf-d in BIOS made it work. Also had to delete OemSMBIOS.kext from /S/L/E/FakeSMC.kext/Contents/PlugIns as is well known. Still see everything in HWMonitor.