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How To Fix Tuxera NTFS For Mac Kernel Extension Needs Approval?

I asked this question ages ago. I somehow managed to get it working. Once again I can't seem to access w Windoze ntfs disk Tuxera ntfs for mac kernel extension needs approval My Tuxera ntfs extension stopped working. Is says Tuxera ntfs for mac kernel extension needs approval. To use Tuxera NTFS for Mac, you need to manually approve its kernel extension in System Preferences→Security & Privacy. For the life of me, I cannot seem to be able to do so. I do not see this option:

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iBoysoft author Vain Rowe

Vain Rowe

Answered on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Hi there, the trouble you mentioned on the post needs to be fixed by Mac Terminal in macOS Recovery Mode. Read on for more details and instructions:

Step 1: Power down and restart your Mac while holding the Cmd+R keys on your keyboard. Hold the buttons before you hear the startup chime and until you see a progress bar. If you succeed, you will enter the Recovery menu.

Step 2: Click on the Utilities menu at the top of the screen and choose Terminal.

Step 3: Enter the following command into the Terminal:

chflags restricted '/Volumes/Macintosh HD/private/var/db/KernelExtensionManagement'

Step 4: If you've entered the command correctly and there are no error messages, you can restart your Mac through the Apple menu and resume installing NTFS for Mac.

You can either utilize iBoysoft NTFS for Mac to access your Windows-formatted drive on your macOS computer, which mounts you NTFS drive in read & write mode automatically as lons as you connect it to your device.


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