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How do I start the Upgrade from 3 to 4 over?

 

I'm in an infinite loop where I get a vague dialog about a permissions issue.

 

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Alfred was unable to copy Alfred Assistant into Alfred's Application Support area. This is almost certainly due to a permissions issue.

 

What would I do if that were the actual issue?

 

Looking through System Settings I've granted all the permissions required.

 

Update #1:

 

Also, I've stopped Alfred from starting, and restarted my Mac ...

 

That did not help.

 

Update #2:

 

I restarted Alfred 3 & installed the latest version.

 

That did not help.

 

But I have a version of Alfred working -- just need to figure out how to get Alfred 4 working.

 

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Hi @petty, Andrew responded to your email about this four hours ago by email. Just in case you missed his response, here's what he said:

 

First thing to do is reset the permissions on Alfred's application support folder. Open Terminal.app and type the following two commands:

 

xattr -rc ~/Library/Application\ Support/Alfred
chmod -R u+rwX,go+rX ~/Library/Application\ Support/Alfred

 

If these give errors, let me know, otherwise that should sort things to allow Alfred to write to his folder.
 

No one else has reported this permissions issue, but it may come in handy if anyone else has slightly wonky permissions. :)

 

Cheers,
Vero

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