Installing it on a Mac requires additional steps.  I don't have a Mac,
so I can't advise on that.  However, someone else here should be able to

On 02/04/2018 12:59 PM, susan leelike wrote:
> OpenOffice” can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.
> OpenOffice” is on the disk image
> “Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.5_MacOS_x86-64_install_en-US.dmg”. Firefox
> downloaded this disk image today at 12:50 PM from
> On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 12:57 PM, susan leelike <> wrote:
>> i have am going to try and install it with the new link you sent
>> thank you
>> you have to know that
>> you know what you are doing
>> and i do not
>> computers used to speak english (DOS)
>> it was simplier to use
>> thanks
>> On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 12:47 PM, James Knott <>
>> wrote:
>>> As I mentioned, just go to and download for free.  I
>>> have no idea where that fee suggestion came from, as I've never seen it.
>>> On 02/04/2018 12:43 PM, susan leelike wrote:
>>>> the free open office was available for many years
>>>> about a year ago the free version renewal suggested a fee (i'd have to
>>> look
>>>> at what it was, something like $25)
>>>> and over the years the program did change (as everything else does).
>>>> when my computer was repaired they not provide all of the programs i
>>> had on
>>>> it - adobe reader and open office
>>>> being two that i use a lot.
>>>> and since the last time i updated open office there was a fee, i do not
>>>> want to pay another fee to reinstall it.
>>>> every improvement of the computer takes me further out of the picture.
>>> i
>>>> guess i am a true luddite and do not
>>>> find any robotic improvements to be beneficial to humans.
>>>> i just want to reinstall open office
>>>> where do i go
>>>> what do i do
>>>> i am a hater of apps, twitter and all of that
>>>> i am also 80
>>>> thanks
>>>> On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 12:18 PM, James Knott <>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> You don't have to pay for OpenOffice.  It's a free download from
>>>>>  I don't know who you paid for OpenOffice, but
>>> there
>>>>> are many who charge for what is a free download.  Some load it with
>>>>> "crapware" or claim this user mail list is "support".  It's not.  We're
>>>>> users, just like you.  However, we do try to help others.
>>>>> On 02/04/2018 11:40 AM, susan leelike wrote:
>>>>>> When my computer was repaired a new drive was installed
>>>>>> Not only did I lose my old gmail account
>>>>>> I also lost my PAID FOR open office program
>>>>>> All I want to do is reinstall it so I can get back to work
>>>>>> This is getting stupid

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