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allow_button_not_working_when_system_software_is_blocked_from_loading [2018/02/22 10:22]
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allow_button_not_working_when_system_software_is_blocked_from_loading [2018/04/09 09:56] (current)
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 ====== "​Allow"​ button not working when System Software is blocked from loading ====== ====== "​Allow"​ button not working when System Software is blocked from loading ======
  
-After installing some 3rd party software on Mac OS X, you'​ll ​be asked to go into System Preferences,​ Security & Privacy, and click Allow. But in this case, clicking Allow did nothing.+After installing some 3rd party software on Mac OS X, you may be asked to go into System Preferences,​ Security & Privacy, and click Allow. But when I tried this, clicking Allow did nothing.
  
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-Look for any running software that may be related to keyboard and mouse input. For example I had MagicPrefs running, which watches for and modifies ​the mouse click behaviour. It's not surprising that Apple would try to prevent an application from clicking this Allow buttonto protect you from viruses.+Look for any running software that may be related to keyboard and mouse input. For example I had MagicPrefs running, which is an application that monitors ​and modifies mouse activity, so Apple was trying ​to protect the system by not allowing the button to be clicked.
  
 After I quit MagicPrefs, I was able to click Allow, and then launch MagicPrefs again. After I quit MagicPrefs, I was able to click Allow, and then launch MagicPrefs again.
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