Apple issues Mac mini EFI firmware update 1.8 to address USB keyboard problem
Apple today released a firmware update for the Mac mini to address a USB keyboard-related issue. Labeled Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.8, the update is intended for Apple’s previous Mac mini generation (late 2012) released before the most recent hardware refresh.
Specifically, Apple says the update “addresses an issue that may prevent a USB keyboard from being recognized after the system wakes from sleep.” Owners of the late 2012 Mac mini desktop computer can find the firmware update available in the Updates tab of the Mac App Store. The file measures in at just over 4 MB and requires a system restart or directly from Apple.com.