Apple has finally rolling out the most wanted firmware update for 2013 MacBook Pro notebook, released a new EFI update for its newly launched 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros. The update is designed to fix issues that caused the built-in keyboard and trackpad to freeze up and stop functioning. Highly recommended that all late 2013 Retina MacBook Pro owners install the update. Full details after this break!
Not only for 13″, but Apple has also released a new software update for the 15-inch MacBook Pro 2013 edition, which is expected to fix a number of issues raised by people who owned one of the MacBook Pro notebooks. Users first began noticing issues that caused the keyboard and the trackpad of the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro to freeze up shortly after the computer was released on October 22nd, 2013.
Highlighted by multiple sources about this issues and prompted Apple to notify users last week that it was working on a fix. It was not clear whether the keyboard or trackpad unresponsiveness was due to the hardware or software poroblem, then after it appears to be a software-based one and repairable with this new EFI update.
Here’s how you can get the update in your MacBook Pro via the Software Update. What about the issues with Bootcamp on the 2013 Retina MacBook Pro models, where users were having toubleshooting installing Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Apple is still finding some fixes for that issue as well, soon be released an update to be addressed the fix the bootcamp. Stay tuned!
“This update is recommended for MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, late 2013) models.
This update addresses an issue where the built-in keyboard and Multi-Touch trackpad may become unresponsive.”
The EFI update should be available through the Software Update tool in the Mac App Store for all users with an affected MacBook, alongside also released an EFI update for the late 2013 15-inch MacBook Pro. Have you installed EFI update to fix the trackpad and keyboard freezing issue? Yes! Then please make you time to share your experience in fixing issues on MacBook Pro notebook.
The MacBook Pro Retina EFI Update v1.3 update is recommended for late 2013 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro models. The MacBook Pro Retina EFI Update v1.2 update is recommended for late 2013 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models with NVIDIA graphics. Addresses a rare issue where the performance of the discrete graphics processor may be limited after a restart or waking from sleep.