Mid-2013 MacBook Air Firmware Update Addresses Win 7/8 Boot Camp Issue
Call it an “ah ha” moment. The latest Mid-2013 MacBook Air Firmware Update fixes a very specific issue, one with a very familiar ring. In fact, Apple released a firmware update for the same issue in the recently released Haswell iMacs.
MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.7 (download)
— Recommended for MacBook Air (mid 2013) models, requires OS X 10.8.5
— Addresses an issue which may cause a black screen to appear when installing Windows 7 or Windows 8 using Boot Camp Assistant if both an external optical drive and USB thumb drive are connected to the system
— Also ensures that the system will boot by default into OS X after installation of Windows 8
Back on October 2, Apple pushed firmware updates for most recent MacBooks, including 2012 and 2013 Airs, that fixed a battery issue.
Then again, if you live charmed Mac life like me, these issues never seem to pop up…
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