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I keep getting an error when trying to install the newest Minecraft launcher which says, "unable to update the minecraft native launcher".

Anybody know what's going wrong?

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Try to reinstall Minecraft(delete it from the Applications folder, then run the installer).

If it didn't work, do you have avast?(BUG URL: https://bugs.mojang.com/browse/MCL-3959)

In Avast, you'll need to disable both the File and Web Shields found under Preferences > Shields. Once both shields are disabled, you should be able to get the newest version of the launcher.

  • The Avast thing is probably what's happening. Thank you! – Sunny S. Jun 28 '16 at 6:51
  • @SunnyS. No problem. If it works, can you mark my answer as accepted? It helps a lot. – r3pear Jun 28 '16 at 7:46
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On Macs, the JAR launcher works better than the APP version

But you have to have Java installed, otherwise it won't work.

Choose the Jar version here

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