Upgrade V3.17 will not install

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Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby dansweb » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:58 pm

Some help please. The new version 3.17 refuses to install because it says a newer version is already installed which is false. I deleted the old version 3.01 but v3.17 sill won't install. I have sent this problem to support as well.

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Re: Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby Ark » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:23 pm

Sometimes OS X can get confused about what you have installed. The way to fix this for any app (not just Morpheus) is to just delete the relevant files from /Library/Receipts/
In this case, fine all files that start with Morpheus in that location, and delete them, then install the software.
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Re: Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby dansweb » Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:05 am

I tried your suggestion, but there were no Morpheus files in that folder.
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Re: Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby Ark » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:13 pm

If there are no files in that folder with names such as "MorpheusPhotoMorpher-301.pkg" then OS X will not think the program is installed, and the installer will not know about old/new versions existing. I do not believe the location of that folder changes with any version of OS X.
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Re: Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby donberg » Sun Feb 02, 2014 5:46 am

Same problem, /library/receipt there is no ANY Morpheus file. Deleted everything possible, restarted MAC. And the message:
Morpheus Photo Morpher can't be installed on the disk. A newer version of this software already exist on this disk. I am using 10.8.5 v :twisted:
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Re: Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby Ark » Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:36 am

Use the menu option in Finder: Go -> Go to Folder and enter: /private/var/db/receipts/
On certain newer versions of OS X, they have hidden the installed-software receipts in that location instead.
Please check for all files that start with Morpheus as well as net.morpheussoftware.Morpheus
All of these files related to Morpheus are safe to delete.
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Re: Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby donberg » Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:42 am

Thank you, found deleted,installed.
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Re: Upgrade V3.17 will not install

Postby Greer » Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:36 am

Ark wrote:Sometimes OS X can get confused about what you have installed. The way to fix this for any app (not just Morpheus) is to just delete the relevant files from /Library/Receipts/
In this case, fine all files that start with Morpheus in that location, and delete them, then install the software.


I'm pretty sure I deleted all the Morpheus files but I still get an error about already having a version installed.
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