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    Dec. 22, 2008
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Editors' Note: According to information provided by Apple at, "If Mail Update 1.0 does not appear in Software Update, you do not need to install it."

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5 stars

"Mail update for 10.5.6"

December 23, 2008  |  By Daniel Reiss

2008-12-23 07:47:46  |  By Daniel Reiss

 |  Version: Apple Mail Server Update


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Resolves the most obvious problem and intractable problem with the 10.5.6. update - Mail would crash when it encountered a PDF attachment or a graphical file attachment; e.g., tiff, png, jpeg etc.

I tried a number of work-arounds, including reinstalling Mail from the install DVD, deleting 3rd party mail plugins, deleting Mail prefs etc. None worked until this.

Even if you have not experienced any of the problems described above, you should install this fix.

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What's new in version Update
This update addresses stability issues with Mail.

After updating to Mac OS X 10.5.6, Mail may unexpectedly quit. This can be caused by using a copy of Mail that wasn't updated properly (you may need to install the Mail Update).
Publisher Apple
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Release Date December 22, 2008
Date Added December 22, 2008
Version Update
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Operating Systems & Updates
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 58.06MB
File Name MailUpdate10.5.6.dmg
Total Downloads 29,319
Downloads Last Week 24
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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