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? m 0 l razercultmember1 November 11, 2010 3:34:45 AM hasnt updated in a few weeks now... m 0 l Related resources Nokia 6230i software update problem - Forum Mac software update problem - Forum NVIDIA Ge Force 8600 GT graphics card driver software update problems - Forum Software Update Problems - Forum Shows This software version does not support OTA update - 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? m 0 l razercultmember1 November 11, 2010 4:11:03 PM yea set to update automatically weekly m 0 l 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. m 0 l roagie November 12, 2010 8:29:11 PM Try this enter the following: defaults delete /Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate CatalogURL m 0 l 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... m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l roagie November 16, 2010 4:24:53 AM NP glad it worked for ya m 0 l razercultmember1 November 24, 2010 11:32:43 AM it worked once now its the same problem urgh m 0 l 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedTrying to use Netgear push2TV with HP Pavilion dv6-6b57sa - unable to install intel wi di software update Forum SolvedAndroid software update Forum Solvedasus Z87 pro software and bios update? Forum Solvedwhere can i update my webcam a4tech pk635k i have windows 8 as software Forum Solvedwifi update software Forum SolvedAndroid Software Update Question. Forum Driver Update Software Forum Problems running software updates Forum SolvedBIOS Update Problem : / Forum I am unable to install/update printer and webcam drivers. The software is found but cannot be installed. I have tried a clean Forum asus z87-a update question first time downloading software. Forum SolvedGTX 780 TI and IPISB-CH2 Bios Update problem.. Forum Problems Since Installing New Windows Updater Software Forum SolvedMy GPU is dieing or its software problem? Forum Solvedmy computer is not clearly open because blue screen for some hardware or software problem Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !