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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.
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At what point are you getting this error?

What Mac do you have and which version of OSX?

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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.

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