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Enabling installation in Security and Preferences

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Apple requires that users acknowledge that they trust the installer. The exact message you get may vary depending on the version of macOS you are using.

You can make apple run any installer option-double clicking on an installer and you should see a button that says 'open anyway'
If you are unable to install, you might need to use the following two commands in terminal before running the installer More info is under disable power saving settings - Step 1:

sudo spctl --master-disable
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/ GKAutoRearm -bool NO

If you run the TM installer and receive a message similar to the one above (implying you have to provide permission). then:

  1. Select the Apple menu at the upper right of your computer screen
  2. Select System Preferences
  3. Select Security & Privacy which is on the top row of the preferences (it may be called Firewall in older versions of macOS).
  4. Click the General tab
  5. You will see a screen similar to the one below. Do one of the following
    • Click on the third option at the bottom saying Anywhere to allow apps downloaded from 'Anywhere'.
    • If that is not visible, then you should see an option to click a button that says Open Anyway to run the installer. If so click Open Anyway
  6. This will start the installation process