New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus • Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts • Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Apps and Games Discussion of applications and games available for Mac OS X.

Skype DMG wont mount


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
I have multiple dmg's on my desktop all of which mount except one. Skype.
I am running Mac 10.4.11 and there is multiple articles on the internet where dmg's wouldn't mount but it was too wide ranged. I downloaded an old version of skype for 10.4.11 via mac.old-apps. And the worst part is: Its worked fine in the past. I've mounted it previously but i was new to Mac and never copied the application into the Apps folder. One day i got on and it just wouldn't mount. I would click on it and it would look like it was going to open but it wouldn't.
I have a eMac PowerPC g4 processor if it matters
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
"I've mounted it previously but i was new to Mac and never copied the application into the Apps folder."
I didn't know what it was asking me to do so i would just double click on the icon and Skype would open. Since then I have figured out what it was asking but i cant now because the dmg wont mount. Hence the question.
QUOTE Thanks
cradom

 
cradom's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 14, 2004
Location: Nederland, Texas
Posts: 3,373
cradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant future
Mac Specs: 21in iMac core2 Duo- 13in macbook - 10.9 on both

cradom is offline
It might be corrupted. Try downloading it again.

Craig Domingue - resident redneck.
“Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring you down to his level and beat you with experience.”, George Carlin
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
already did. twice
QUOTE Thanks
CrimsonRequiem

 
CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posts: 6,006
CrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to all
Mac Specs: MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB

CrimsonRequiem is offline
Is Skype open? If so then do the following:

Quit out of it and then eject the Skype icon on your desktop. Mount the Skype dmg. Drag and drop into your applications folder.

死神はリンゴしか食べない。
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
except for the fact that it wont mount
QUOTE Thanks
CrimsonRequiem

 
CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posts: 6,006
CrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to all
Mac Specs: MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB

CrimsonRequiem is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mack Neaton View Post
except for the fact that it wont mount
What version of skype are you trying to install?

死神はリンゴしか食べない。
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
version 2.7.0.330 bc its compatible with Mac 10.4.11
QUOTE Thanks
CrimsonRequiem

 
CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posts: 6,006
CrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to all
Mac Specs: MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB

CrimsonRequiem is offline
Try this <= version and see if it works.

死神はリンゴしか食べない。
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrimsonRequiem View Post
Try this <= version and see if it works.
I tried downloading it but when the download finished the icon in the downloads list turned into a white page and so when i click on it it said "Safari can't open the file "Skype" because no available application can open it." I found the downloaded disk image on my desktop and tried to open it but it did the exact same thing it did in my first post.
QUOTE Thanks
CrimsonRequiem

 
CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posts: 6,006
CrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to all
Mac Specs: MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB

CrimsonRequiem is offline
Have you tried downloading it with something other than Safari?

死神はリンゴしか食べない。
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
nah all I have is Safari and Light Browser bc i couldnt find a browser i liked that supported PPC with 10.4.11
Im currently trying to download using TenFourFox (Firefox)
Nope didn't work. When I opened it from the downloads list though, it said it was verifying and checking volumes and stuff, and at the end it said "Mounting" but when the dialogue box closed, no disk image
QUOTE Thanks
cradom

 
cradom's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 14, 2004
Location: Nederland, Texas
Posts: 3,373
cradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant future
Mac Specs: 21in iMac core2 Duo- 13in macbook - 10.9 on both

cradom is offline
Do a get info on the .dmg. Does the 'Open with' say DiskImageMounter?

Craig Domingue - resident redneck.
“Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring you down to his level and beat you with experience.”, George Carlin
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
Yes it does.
QUOTE Thanks
Mack Neaton

 
Member Since: Jan 16, 2012
Location: Potsdam, NY
Posts: 17
Mack Neaton is on a distinguished road

Mack Neaton is offline
yes that is correct
EDIT: oops double post i didnt see my first one
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Syncing iPad with MBP and Android smartphone - via Google Calendar | help with deletion »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Help! Cant download or mount DMG images! anderson OS X - Operating System 1 05-20-2008 08:53 AM
Cannot mount some DMG files bifter OS X - Operating System 1 08-25-2006 05:18 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?