Apple releases iMac Hard Drive Firmware Update 1.0

Today, Apple released a firmware update for 21.5-inch and 27-inch Mid 2010 iMacs.

According to the company’s support site, the update:

fixes a hard drive issue that may prevent some iMac (21.5-inch and 27-inch, Mid 2010) systems from booting properly.

Weighing in at just 767 KB, this should a be a quick one to run. It requires OS X 10.6.7 to be installed on the system.

Got a machine that this update will affect? Let us know how things go in the comments.

Stephen Hackett, formerly a Lead Mac Genius at Apple, now spends his days running the IT department of a large non-profit in Memphis, TN. He writes about Apple, design and journalism at Like all twenty-somethings, you can find him on Twitter. Oh, and he has a dogcow tattoo.