Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

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darkprinc
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Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by darkprinc » Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:23 pm

"Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the trash."

this is the error i'm receving since updating my mac to the latest update. 10.11.4
i've tried every version bacwards from 6.2.0-Java 7 and 8 to version UMS-5.5.0-Java8 that works(it is not showing "damaged" error)
Befour updating my mac i had UMS-6.0.0-Java8. It worked fine.

Any ideas what could be the problem here?

snakebyte
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by snakebyte » Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:40 am

Hi there,

there is no real problem except your Mac is giving this warning as the developers are not recognised as trustworthy by Apple and the use of the UMS is at your own risk regarding to them.

It's one of the very few things that is irritating me about Apple as I receive this message for a few years now , ever since the sandboxing has started.
I get this message everytime my Mac restarts and I have to restart UMS.
The first few times I also trashed UMS and re-downloaded and reinstalled it just to find out the same as you have that this does not do the trick.
Keeping the file and starting the UMS instead and ignoring the warning from my Mac does do the trick and UMS seems not to be broken at all and just works as we expect it to be.

As you fully trust the developers from this great program as I do, and up until now they have not give me a reason not to, you can keep using it.

Good luck,

Greetsssssssssss Snakebyte

darkprinc
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by darkprinc » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:58 am

so how can I start it if it automaticaly call's it damaged?

how do you start it?

darkprinc
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by darkprinc » Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:08 am

Ok I just figured it out.
Thx for helping

snakebyte
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by snakebyte » Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:52 am

Your Welcome :D :D :D :D

fritzair@gmail.com
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by fritzair@gmail.com » Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:15 pm

Having the same issue after upgrading to 10.12.2
I am happy that you figured it out, could you please list how you did it?
Thanks in Advance

amkaplan
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by amkaplan » Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:26 am

I'm running 10.12.2, and having this same issue with the new archive 6.5.3. I tried the control-click trick to bypass security to open the archive, but still get the same alert, and still can't open the archive.

Any help would be appreciated.

Allan

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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by amkaplan » Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:09 pm

Hi,

I'm still running into this problem. Again, using control-click to bypass the security to open the archive still elicits the warning "“Universal Media Server” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash." My only options are to trash it or cancel.

Anyone out there have a top on how to get this to work?

Thanks,

Allan

kwinnevesj
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by kwinnevesj » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:17 am

Hi

I have the same problem and no solution.

Anyone, knows what to do. I am using a macbook running sierra

Help, Peter

David Fredette
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Re: Universal Media Server.app is damaged and can't be opened... 10.11.4

Post by David Fredette » Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:21 pm

I found a solution that works for me.

Open a Terminal session and write : sudo spctl --master-disable
Then reopen the app. Enjoy!

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