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Re: dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

Phil M.22
New member | Level 1

I downloaded dropboxinstaller.dmg onto my mac running El Capitan, but when I doubleclick on dropboxinstaller.dmg, it never opens.

what can I do?

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Re: dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

Robert S.
Super User alumni

The standard installer is working for me on 10.11.6 El Capitan, I'd suggest reboot and try again.

Looks like DB have removed the offline installer from the main download page, but it's still available, here.

Similarly, if an error is encountered I'd recommend restart the computer and run the installer again.

(Previously posted download link also updated.)

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Re: dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

Robert S.
Super User alumni

Where did you get the installer from?

The Dropbox v3.12.6 installer works just fine for me on El Capitan.

If you're having difficulty, try the offline installer.

 

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Re: dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

Nico Y.
New member | Level 1

same trouble

Re: dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

cosmosgu
Helpful | Level 5

Same problem here. Plus the link to the offline installer doesn't work, it just takes me to the same installer which doesn't mount.

Re: dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

Robert S.
Super User alumni

The standard installer is working for me on 10.11.6 El Capitan, I'd suggest reboot and try again.

Looks like DB have removed the offline installer from the main download page, but it's still available, here.

Similarly, if an error is encountered I'd recommend restart the computer and run the installer again.

(Previously posted download link also updated.)

Re: dropboxinstaller.dmg won't open

mattrock
New member | Level 2

Thanks Robert. Offline installer you linked did the trick for me, whereas the previous installer failed to respond whatsoever. (El Capitan 10.11.6)

 

Cheers!

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