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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 01, 2012
    Unhappy unable to install software.
    When I try to install software downloaded from the internet, such as antivirus or microsoft office, I am told that the "folder is not writable". Help would be much appreciated.

  2. #2

    mrplow's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 01, 2007
    Mac Mini i5 (2014 High Sierra), iPhone X, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 12.9, AppleTV (4)
    At what point are you getting this error?

    What Mac do you have and which version of OSX?

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

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    McBie's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 26, 2008
    iPad Pro 12.9 latest iOS
    What " folder " are you talking about ?

    Do you have permission to write to that " folder " ( right click on the folder / Get Info and at the bottom of that small window are your permissions )
    Post a print screen if you are in doubt.

    Cheers ... McBie
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