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Instructing Mac Software Update to Ignore Programs

You've had it happen to you, I'm sure: the insistent warning message from the Software Update utility indicating that there's a new version of an Apple program available for download, a program that you don't use, and probably didn't even know you had installed on your computer! You could just accept the update, but sometimes it's a lot easier to simply disable the update tracking for that application:

    Disable Software Update for Specific Applications

Fortunately, you can always change your mind, and re-enabling Software Updates for specific programs is also explained in the article. Ya just never know...