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Malwarebytes for the MAC


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Owen,

 

No, OS X 10.11.2 should allow you to drag things to the Applications folder.

 

I assume you are dragging the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware icon from the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.dmg disk image onto the Applications folder icon shown here:

 

mbam-dmg-apps.png

 

If that is correct, and it's not working, try double-clicking the Applications folder icon shown in that window. Does it open the Applications folder? If so, is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware already there?

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Open the Terminal app (found in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder). In the Terminal, paste or type the following command:

 

ls -al /

 

(Note that the command contains lowercase Ls, not the number 1.)

 

What does the line showing the Applications folder looks like? On a typical system, it should look something like this:

 

drwxrwxr-x+   99 root    admin    3366 Dec 10 12:13 Applications

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  • 2 months later...

Hello treed and owen 938,

 

I was alerted to "Malwarebytes for Mac" last month by my son-in-law whose profession is in commercial IT support albeit in a Windows environment.

 

I am running El Capitan 10.11.3. I downloaded the "MBAM-Mac-1.1.3.72.dmg" file and installed it into the Applications folder via the "Drag MBAM icon onto the "Applications" folder alias icon" method in the Installer window.  Perhaps some other OS X factor is at play?

 

Sincerely, Ranger1.

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