Error: “Calling process does not have permission to perform this operation”

It seems that in OS X 10.9, this error code has replaced the “device busy” error. The error message in NetSpot may look like this:

Device Access Error

This message may appear when the Wi-Fi adapter is occupied by another application (for instance, when OS X itself is trying to connect to the wireless network). Don’t worry, this issue should fix itself — just try again in a few seconds. As we mention in our scanning tips, always be sure to turn off any other programs that may try to access your Airport adapter before you start a scan.

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updated: August 19, 2022 author: Alex - NetSpot
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