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I killed taskgated from the Activity Monitor and since then it is not been running. How do I start the process taskgated again?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

You can either reboot, or run

sudo launchctl load /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.taskgated.plist
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Thanks for the accurate answer. – Senthil Kumaran Jan 10 '14 at 16:50
    
and yet, taskgated is still not running! – Michael Sep 28 '14 at 18:18

Use this command without sudo. (Worked on Yosemite)

launchctl load /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.taskgated.plist

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When I ran launchctl load I got this error:

/System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.taskgated.plist: Operation already in progress

So I had to run:

sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.taskgated.plist

Followed by:

sudo launchctl load /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.taskgated.plist

And even then it took about a half minute for it to show up in ps.

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