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FROSTWIRE for MacBook Pro

by VOLTA1960 / December 21, 2012 7:42 AM PST

I've made attempts on both & for Frostwire Downloads for Mac & I keep getting this ERROR MSG:
"" is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the Trash.

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Download works fine on my iMac,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 21, 2012 9:18 AM PST

much against my better judgement.


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In Reply to: Answer, " Download works fine on my iMac... ?
by VOLTA1960 / December 21, 2012 8:57 PM PST

Can you clarify?
Respectfully... Vague Answer, " Download works fine on my iMac",
...How does your answer help me solve my issue?

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Download from both the sites you mentioned
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 21, 2012 10:20 PM PST

works fine on my iMac running OS X 10.8.2

Downloads and installs without a problem

Perhaps a look at the Frostwire support page might help


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Thank You ! ...Just So You Note;
by VOLTA1960 / December 21, 2012 10:48 PM PST

Thank You !
Just So You Note; ...I Already made attempts on both frostwire & cnet downloads as I mentioned on my original posting.

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Just so you note..
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 22, 2012 8:20 AM PST

I don't see where you contacted Firefrost support


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it's a missleading error by Apple
by gubatron / December 22, 2012 10:40 PM PST
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This has nothing to do with that function.
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 22, 2012 10:48 PM PST

If that setting is turned on, then you will get a warning stating that the download "may not be safe" and that you can turn the warning off if you want to.
There is also a button which allows you to install the downloaded software anyway.

The message never tells you that the app is damaged or that it cannot be opened.


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Just a thought.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 23, 2012 2:31 AM PST

I've lost count of the machines or owners that use such apps and they install DOWNLOAD ACCELERATORS and the next thing you read is about corrupt downloads.

The OP never told if they did but I'll profile them. Yes, I will.

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