Allow button not working on Mac when clicked

When trying to allow

If you are trying to click the 'Allow' button to permit software to install on your Mac and nothing appears to happen, then this is the appropriate runbook.

The 'Allow' button should be visible in 'System Preferences' ⇒ 'General' ⇒ 'Allow apps downloaded from'

1) Close Chrome

If the Google Chrome browser is open, then close it by clicking on the Chrome menu on the top left and clicking on 'Quit Chrome'

Chrome can effectively hijack mouse clicks from the operating system, so turning it off can resolve the issue.

Solution 1

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