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Why does the installer fail on macOS Ventura?

Depending on your default security settings in macOS Ventura, you may need to grant permission for an installer to run from the Downloads folder. If you are first prompted to grant access to your Downloads folder when launching an installer you must grant access. If the access to the folder is denied, the installer will not run.

If you receive the following error, please read the solution below to resolve the issue.

The installation failed.

The Installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail. Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.

You can grant permission for installers to access the downloads folder through macOS System Settings > Privacy & Security > Files and Folders > Installer > Downloads Folder (enable).

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  1. Danny L

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