Failure to upgrade OSX 10.5.1 to 10.5.2

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Hi all!

I need a bit of help to solve a problem, which I’ve been having for a few days now.

I've been running OSX 10.5.1 for a time now, and I’ve just recently upgraded to 10.5.2 because I’m assuming that I need to update every OS upgrade there was. You can’t imagine how surprised I was to see the 10.5.8 Combo pack! I downloaded it through software update and then attempted to install it twice.

However, every time it gets about a quarter of the way through installing, it crashes with an error message that says "The installer could not validate the contents of the 'MacOXSUpdCombo10.5.8' package. Contact the software manufacturer for assistance."

I checked and repaired disk permissions a few days ago, so I think that it’s not the problem. I haven't had any other problems before on this computer either (which is kind of a miracle, you know).

Can anyone give me suggestions on how to solve this issue?


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Failure to upgrade OSX 10.5.1 to 10.5.2


For some reason, downloading the combo update through Software Update can sometimes corrupt the update itself.

You need to manually download the update itself.

To do that, go to this link from Apple:

It is the site where the update is downloadable from. The said update will also upgrade your Safari to 4.0.2.If you want to find more about the particular upgrade, you can visit this site that mentions what particular features are in the new version:

It's always a good idea to upgrade to a newer version of any software as newer versions tend to be more stable that their predecessors.

I hope that helps! Cheers!

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