OS X 10.9.4 finally fixes annoying bug that prevented Macs from connecting to known Wi-Fi Networks and more


Alongside iOS 7.1.2, Apple also released an update to OS X Mavericks this morning. The OS X Update 10.9.4 brings a number of bug fixes and stability improvements as well as Safari 7.0.5.

Here are the release notes:

The OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Update is recommended for all Mavericks users. It improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

This update:

  • Fixes an issue that prevented some Macs from automatically connecting to known Wi-Fi networks
  • Fixes issue causing the background or Apple logo to appear incorrectly on startup
  • Improves the reliability of waking from sleep
  • Includes Safari 7.0.5

For detailed information about the security content of this update, see Apple security updates.


The update is available from the Updates tab in the Mac App Store or from Apple menu () > Software Update. It requires a restart to complete updating.

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