Firmware Update Fixes Missing Keystroke Issue on MacBook, MacBook Pro

Apple released MacBook, MacBook Pro Keyboard Firmware Update 1.0 on Tuesday. The update addressed an issue where the first key press after the computer had been sitting idle could be ignored.

The update package installs an updater application called Built-in Keyboard Firmware Update into the Applications/Utilities directory. When run, the updater offers onscreen instructions that explain how to complete the firmware update process.

Appleis keyboard firmware update application.

The updater requires Mac OS X 10.5.2 and is available via the Software Update application, or as a downloadable installer at the Apple Support Web site.