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#44378 - 04/23/17 07:49 AM Open anyway never works
kevs Offline


Registered: 12/07/09
The " app wont open from a private developer"..

I go to system prefs, security and click the open anyway button, never works. Am I doing something wrong?

[IMG]http://i64.tinypic.com/v8eyat.jpg[/IMG]

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#44379 - 04/23/17 08:16 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: kevs]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
That pref pane is locked, so you've got to click on the padlock (in the lower left corner) and enter your password first.
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#44380 - 04/23/17 08:32 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: artie505]
kevs Offline


Registered: 12/07/09
Still did not work even with unlocked, but the control key seemed to work... still, why not work? Open anyway.

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#44381 - 04/23/17 08:41 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: kevs]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
I use the "Anywhere" option, so I've never had to address your problem; I can't begin to guess.
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#44382 - 04/23/17 08:49 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: kevs]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
  1. The IMG tag is disabled on the FineTunedMac forums
  2. Your link goes to the tinyPic page showing the URL variations
  3. That link when extracted and entered into the browser comes up with the TinyPic page showing the various URLs to be used in different situations or to the TinyPic page for uploading an image???
  4. Open Anyway is still working for me in MacOS 10.12.4 and 10.12.5 beta using the following steps…
    1. Initiate the app installation either by launching the installer
    2. A popup appears informing me the application is not from an identified developer — click okay or cancel (I forget which appears)
    3. Open System Preferences > Security & Privacy then click on the padlock and enter the admin password
    4. A dialog appears on the Security & Privacy window that application xxxx attempted to install and did I want to approve the installation
    5. Respond in the affirmative and the installer reopens and the installation proceeds normally.
  5. If you are doing something different or one of those steps fails — specifically what response do you get?

NOTE: the anywhere option no longer exists in MacOS 10.12 (Sierra).


Edited by joemikeb (04/23/17 08:50 AM)
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#44383 - 04/23/17 09:01 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: joemikeb]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: joemikeb
NOTE: the anywhere option no longer exists in MacOS 10.12 (Sierra).

Hmmm...

Perhaps what I've got is a holdover pref from an earlier OS that doesn't appear in a clean install?
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#44384 - 04/23/17 11:02 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: artie505]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
I don't have the anywhere option either. I upgraded from El Capitan and it disappeared. I use another trick, namely Control-click the app, select Open from the contextual menu and then follow the prompts.
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#44385 - 04/23/17 11:25 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: artie505]
joemikeb Online

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Originally Posted By: Artie505
Perhaps what I've got is a holdover pref from an earlier OS that doesn't appear in a clean install?
I don't know what to tell you. It doesn't appear on my wife's computer running release versions of 10.12.4 or my computer running 10.12.5 beta and neither has had a clean install or even a combo install in years. confused

MORE INFO: Artie, there is no version number on the prefPanes but Security.prefPane on MacOS 10.12.4 and 10.12.5 are both dated 8/17/16 about a month prior to the initial release of Sierra. You check the date on your Security.prefPane, if yours has a date earlier than that you might consider running a combo update or a re-install from the Recovery Drive to be sure your installation is clean. Security.prefPane is found in /System/Library/PreferencePanes.


Edited by joemikeb (04/23/17 12:56 PM)
Edit Reason: Security.prefPane date
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#44387 - 04/23/17 01:33 PM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: joemikeb]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
My pref pane is dated November 6, 2016, and I re-ran the 10.12.4 Combo three days ago, but a flash of inspiration just took me to my "Reinstall To-dos" compilation where I found

Code:
Gatekeeper (Disable/Sierra): sudo spctl --master-disable

I assume that's the answer.
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#44388 - 04/23/17 02:04 PM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: artie505]
kevs Offline


Registered: 12/07/09
Thanks Joe, what is best way to post screenshots?

I'm on El Capitan still.

Thanks Jon, yes the control click seems to be the only way for approval.

But that button is so nice, (install anyway), but does not work, even with padlock unlocked.

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#44389 - 04/23/17 02:15 PM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: kevs]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
There's no way to post screenshots; the best you can do is post a link, as you did.

You can go it one better, however, and use the "Create a link to a webpage" feature...2nd icon from the left, which enables you to give your link a title and makes it prettier.

More: [IMG]http://i64.tinypic.com/v8eyat.jpg[/IMG]

becomes

My screenshot (or whatever else you choose to call it).


Edited by artie505 (04/24/17 01:27 AM)
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#44428 - 04/26/17 09:23 AM Re: Open anyway never works [Re: artie505]
Virtual1 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: artie505
There's no way to post screenshots; the best you can do is post a link, as you did.

I personally use http://www.imgur.com/ (when it's something I don't want to put on my own server anyway)
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