Become The Solution Chicago Logo

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.



* Please use the comment form below to provide feedback*



2

Related Posts

 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Guest
Saturday, 20 October 2018


Follow Us Online!
Become The Solution Facebook PageBecome The Solution Twitter Solution ChicagoBecome The Solution Google PlusBecome The Solution InstagramBecome The Solution LinkedInBecome The Solution YouTube

Subscribe to Become The Solution!