NetDrive3 on a macOS Monterey with Apple Silicon

“Reduced Security” is needed in order to use NetDrive3 on a macOS Monterey with Apple Silicon.

How to change startup disk security to “Reduced Security”.

To change the level of security on your startup disk:

  1. Shut down the Mac
  2. Press and hold the power button until you see “Loading startup options”
  3. Click Options
  4. Click Continue
    If asked, select a user > Click Next > Enter password for admin account
  5. In the menu bar at the top, Select Utilities > Startup Security Utility
  6. Select the startup disk
    If the disk is encrypted, Click Unlock > Enter Password > Click Unlock
  7. Click Security Policy
  8. Select Reduced Security
  9. Put a check next to “Allow user management of kernel extensions from identified developers”


  1. Click OK
  2. Enter admin password > click OK
  3. Once changes are applied, click the Apple icon and Restart

After reboot

You need to allow system software from us.

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