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Mar 15 SS can't be opened - Apple security feature?

Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:24 pm

Hi all. So I'm running Mac 10.14.6, and I've been using the Jan 12 2020 Sheepshaver with no problems. I recently saw the March 15 update and decided to try that out.

Got this error on attempting to launch it:
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I'm aware that the ROM file is not in the folder in that picture; it gives the same error message whether the file is there or not. I'm fine using the Jan 12 version for myself, but I was hoping to help get a friend set up, and he runs 10.15 so I figured it would be best if I gave him the latest version.

Anyone have any ideas?
Last edited by ElectricRicochet on Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:15 am, edited 1 time in total.

Re: Mar 15 SS can't be opened - Apple security feature?

Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:12 am

Oops! Resolved now. Somehow, my Security preferences for "Allow apps downloaded from" had reverted to just "App Store" instead of "App Store and identified developers." I switched it back and all is well again. Rookie mistake!

Re: Mar 15 SS can't be opened - Apple security feature?

Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:56 pm

Does right-clicking and selecting Open work even when security preferences are "App Store only?"
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