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Some 2016 MacBook Pros Suffering USB Drive Problems

Some early adopters of Apple’s just-released MacBook Pros are seeing their machines shut down repeatedly and unexpectedly. The problem appears to stem from moving lots of data over multiple hard drives connected via Thunderbolt 3’s USB-C ports, which is, of course, the only way to connect them.

 
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MacBook Pro Flash Storage Firmware Update 1.0

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Security Update 2015-005 (Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

 

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