Apple this week released iTunes 12.8.1 for OS X Yosemite up to max High Sierra. Be that as it may, iTunes clients took to MacRumors Forums, Twitter, Reddit, and Stack Exchange as of late to report that updating up to iTunes 12.8.1 version is freezing Safari 10.1.2, the most recent form of the browser for OS X Yosemite 10.10.5.
Clients who updated their iTunes to iTunes 12.8.1 were welcomed with following blunder message when opening Safari on OS X Yosemite 10.10.5:
“Safari can’t be opened due to an issue. Check with the engineer to ensure Safari works with this form of Mac OS X. You may need to reinstall the application. Make certain to beyond any doubt to introduce any accessible updates for the application and Mac OS X.”
One client on Stack Exchange trusts that the iTunes 12.8.1 update may update the MobileDevice. framework under /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ to a version inconsistent with Safari 10.1.2, yet the reason isn’t totally unclear.
At the point when Safari functions admirably, it’s extremely a superb browser, given all the joining features between macOS, OS X, and iOS. In any case, when it doesn’t work it’s regularly a genuine torment to make sense of and settle.
We’ve hailed the issue with Apple and inquired as to whether and when a fix will be accessible.
How to fix iTunes 12.8.1 Freezing Safari?
A few clients have possessed the capacity to settle Go to Folder in the menu bar, composing in/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/and hauling MobileDevice.framework to the Trash. (opens in a new tab)”>Safari by opening the Finder application, tapping on Go > Go to Folder in the menu bar, composing in/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/and hauling MobileDevice.framework to the Trash.
Note : These means have not been tried by us.