Drive-by downloads of Install macOS Monterey

Dave Horsfall dave at
Tue Mar 8 21:16:48 UTC 2022

On Tue, 8 Mar 2022, Christopher Chavez wrote:

> If the installer is deleted, it may eventually be downloaded again. To 
> prevent this, one workaround suggested by 
> is to 
> create an empty folder 'Install macOS' and lock it (either 
> from "Get Info", or from the command line using `chflags uchg 
> '/Applications/Install macOS'`).

Personally I think the idea of deleting the installer sucks, as it might 
be needed for e.g. a USB stick.  I know, that's what Apple does, not MP...

-- Dave

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