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Fix: There Was an Error in Security & Privacy Preferences

Fix: There Was an Error in Security & Privacy Preferences

When you attempt to launch Security & Privacy in Mac OS System Preferences, you receive an error message that prevents you from opening. In most cases, if you attempt to open Security & Privacy a 2nd time, it will launch. If a 2nd launch attempt does not work, follow the steps below.



  1. Log out of your Mac OS X user account and then log in. After, try to open Security & Privacy again.
  1. Run Disk Utility -> First Aid on your Mac OS X volume and verify it passes consistency checks.

  1. If the above steps do not work, perform a Mac OS X recovery install. This will re-install your Mac operating system without erasing your information and data. How to boot into recovery mode here.

Note: Reinstalling macOS from the recovery menu does not erase your data. For more information on Mac OS X recovery visit Apple’s documentation here.

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Thursday, 13 December 2018

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HelenV - 12/12/2018 - 08:32

just got msg on my 7plus that someone is trying to sign in with my apple id in Nanjing, Jiangsu and I am in Athens Greece. Good thing I have 2 factor.

Alex - 11/12/2018 - 16:29

My TT-BH040 won't pair with another device besides my iPhone. I'm trying to pair them with my Windows 10 laptop.

iphone user - 10/12/2018 - 13:36

iphone xs max sometimes after unlocking does not switch horizontal to vertical view. I usually end up powering off and on. Latest iOS .12.1.1

Anonymous - 05/12/2018 - 23:17

Where can I get this App?

Mike - 05/12/2018 - 23:17


User - 26/10/2018 - 08:55

Have been habving this issue last hour. Unreal hinge is trash

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