OS X Yosemite users have faced a new problem

This week Apple released an updated build of iTunes at number 12.8.1. A small update was aimed at fixing bugs and improving stability, but instead of the expected improvement, users of older versions faced problems. It turned out that the new version of iTunes have violated the proprietary Safari browser in OS X Yosemite.

The first issue reported to user forum MacRumors, hiding under the pseudonym OldTimeOS:

As soon as it became available the new version of iTunes, I downloaded this update and installed it. But then the problems started. Launched Safari suddenly froze. Restarting browser didn’t help — when you try to open the app had the error message. My version of the operating system — OS X Yosemite 10.10.5.

Almost immediately, the accounting records were shown on other sites — Twitter, Reddit and the official Apple community. All users have the same problem. When you start the browser displays the following message:

The application Safari can’t be opened.

Contact the developer to make sure Safari works with this version of Mac OS X. you May need to reinstall the program. Make sure you have all the latest updates for application and Mac OS X.

As a temporary solution was offered the following option:

  • You need to run Finder.
  • Go to the following address: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/
  • Find the folder file MobileDevice.framework and remove it.
  • You should then restart your Mac. After this signature the browser will regain its efficiency.

All other users are recommended to update to the latest version of the operating system or wait for the nearest update iTunes, which will surely fix this annoying problem.

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