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Installer won't run

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I'm having trouble with my Macbook. When I download software, I can mount a disk image, but then dragging the install file into my applications folder or double clicking the install file both yield the same result. Nothing. My Internet research yielded a few possibilities- the first being the user account and its permissions, the second being the preferences for a given application. I tried creating a new user, and still encountered the same problem. I tried removing the .plist files, and again, nothing. I have run disk utilitity several times. Still nothing.

Any help would be great.


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Try this:
In the system preferences, under accounts, at least 1 of your user names must have administrator capacity. When you edit the user, there is a box to check that 'allows user to administer this computer' That should allow you install any software, verified with a password if you have one.

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