Originally Posted by irnchriz
As a mac owner for ten years I have had a few kernal panics but never ever had a sudden reboot. It would be interesting to see what type of Mac you have and what you are running when the system...
The download size looks like it will be 773 MB but don't forget the install size is more likely bigger than 1GB.
So far I have only seen a issue using USB flash drives acting funny and sometimes just disappearing off the screen...
Can you please post some more info about how your imac is crashing.
If it crashes with certain apps or system related crashes.
This will help give a better answer to what could be the cause of the crashes you see.
Try repairing the permissions as flash player screws quite a few up when installed. I have noticed after they have been repaired things seem to work much better.
I have also seen similar problems under windows with youtube and flash...
Downloaded the combo updater and installed without issue.
Seems much snappier now and now all I need to do is buy a new mouse as the one I have is dying slowly.
I have noticed one thing has disappeared when repairing the permissions...
I have a few questions which may lead to the cause hopefully
Do you have any third party system add-ons?
Once started does it affect any apps in any way?
Have you tried resetting the SMC?
Are there any crash/system related...