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Title: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: georgegates5 on July 12, 2015, 03:16:45 AM
Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11

As the title says the installer that i downloaded from your website can't install. The error that appeared says that there is an error in installation.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: Flip2 on July 15, 2015, 11:55:36 AM
Same problem here.  I Have tried installing multiple times.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: rick.price on July 15, 2015, 05:40:37 PM
Same problem here and with Sophos as well.  Glad it isn't just me. 

Also having issues with Aptana Studio so it must be OS X that's buggy.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: Eddy on July 15, 2015, 06:49:18 PM
Well, it is a beta OS.
You can't expect it to work without problems.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: georgegates5 on July 22, 2015, 03:37:10 AM
Yes obviously I know i can't expect softwares to work well on public beta release. Just reporting it here so the mod could report to the software engineer and issue a fix.

Hope you guys will issue a fix soon for OS X 10.11 installation
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: specimen9999 on July 22, 2015, 03:52:44 AM
Yes obviously I know i can't expect softwares to work well on public beta release. Just reporting it here so the mod could report to the software engineer and issue a fix.

Hope you guys will issue a fix soon for OS X 10.11 installation

I don't want curb your effort but I'm pretty sure they are aware of any issues with 10.11 and they are actively testing it.

The reason why updates that target beta OS releases aren't released is normally because that these changes might be reversed later on or they are bugs in the beta OS, so there's no point I chasing them.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: Flip2 on July 22, 2015, 02:41:29 PM
So, these forums are more about back-biting than reporting bugs to the developers???
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: specimen9999 on July 22, 2015, 03:01:24 PM
So, these forums are more about back-biting than reporting bugs to the developers???

If we would just judge by your post, then yes.

Seriously, I would be very disappointed at a software company that produces software for Mac to not be testing on the widely available OS X 10.11 beta. Which is kind of what the previous user implied, like Avast would be oblivious to the existence of the beta.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: specimen9999 on July 27, 2015, 01:46:21 PM
For future reference, most likely the reason why the current Avast doesn't work on El Captain is because of System Integrity Protection (more on that in the link below), SIP can be disabled and I bet Avast works with SIP disabled.

AVs work at a low level so this affects AVs directly.

http://www.macworld.com/article/2948140/os-x/private-i-el-capitans-system-integrity-protection-will-shift-utilities-functions.html
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: darknightmare12 on August 13, 2016, 03:23:53 AM
I still can't install Avast on my MacBook under OS El Capitan 10.11.6  I have the software installed on other Macs with different OS but is not possible to install it with El Capitan.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: Eddy on August 13, 2016, 08:47:10 AM
darknightmare12,

if you want support, please start your own thread and provide details.
Title: Re: Avast not working/Can't install on El Capitan Public beta OS X 10.11
Post by: haavard on August 19, 2016, 10:07:36 PM
I still can't install Avast on my MacBook under OS El Capitan 10.11.6  I have the software installed on other Macs with different OS but is not possible to install it with El Capitan.

I have the same problem. Using Mac OS X 10.11.6. Any news?