Software Update problem Tags: Networking Software Mac OS X Last response: November 24, 2010 12:19 PM in Mac Os X Share razercultmember1 November 7, 2010 2:33:46 PM A networking error has occurred: timed out (-1001). Make sure you can connect to the internet, then try again. I can use Google Chrome perfectly fine... any terminal commands I need to put in to see whats going on? More about : software update problem COLGeek November 9, 2010 4:43:18 PM Is this a single occurrence or something that is happening all of the time? razercultmember1 November 11, 2010 3:34:45 AM hasnt updated in a few weeks now... Related resources NVIDIA Ge Force 8600 GT graphics card driver software update problems - Forum Nokia 6230i software update problem - Forum Mac software update problem - Forum Strange software update habits recently on computer. - Forum Changing user id in update software screen in mac pro book - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer COLGeek November 11, 2010 2:26:37 PM Are your Software Update preferences set to check and download updates? razercultmember1 November 11, 2010 4:11:03 PM yea set to update automatically weekly COLGeek November 11, 2010 6:27:04 PM Go in and disable both settings. Restart the system. Go back in and reset back to enable both settings. Try to perform an update. roagie November 12, 2010 8:29:11 PM Try this enter the following: defaults delete /Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate CatalogURL razercultmember1 November 14, 2010 6:19:13 PM There is no (CatalogURL) default for the (com.apple.SoftwareUpdate) domain. Defaults have not been changed. also i disabled both settings restarted and tried again... roagie November 15, 2010 6:35:56 AM trash the software update plist: Navigate in the finder to:/Library/Preferennces/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.plist just drag it into the trash. to do this by terminal just type in: rm /Library/Preferennces/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.plist this won't harm your comp at all. Just removes the update preferences. razercultmember1 November 15, 2010 8:18:23 PM rm: /Library/Preferennces/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.plist: No such file or directory i also deleted the plist file AND IT WORKED YAY! THANKS GUYS1 roagie November 16, 2010 4:24:53 AM NP glad it worked for ya razercultmember1 November 24, 2010 11:32:43 AM it worked once now its the same problem urgh COLGeek November 24, 2010 12:19:27 PM I would suggest you reload OS X. Just do an update with the most current version. Sounds like you have some sort of corruption with your system files. What version are you currently running on what Mac? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Update : Software migration possible? Forum Software Update Forum Download Software Update Forum Windows xp software update (s) are available for installation error: This install Forum Software to repair window update Forum Software Update Problems Forum BIOS update "Source File Not Found!" problem . Forum Software updates demand U_12.04.1 CD on my U_10.04 system Forum Asus n61Ja bios update problem , part 2. Please help! Forum Treo 650 Software Update Query Forum How to break RSD password for blocked sites Forum Mac internet/mail problem Forum Problem solving on installing adobe photoshop 7 0 Forum Monitoring software Forum What is the minimum MacBook needed to run Logic Studio software Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !