The unfortunate instance when an individual application or your entire mac or iOS device refuses to respond or function properly. Usually causes the app to "quit" or the interface to "freeze".

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Starting Preview without opening previous PostScript documents

I'm running the latest version of OS X and Preview is hanging whenever I try to start it. It attempts to open the documents which I previously had open, which is ~10 PDFs and ~3 PostScript files, and ...
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OSX hangs on startup after large file search caused a crash (Mavericks 10.9.5)

Well, my computer won't startup. Gray screen on regular startups, black screen with no cursor on safe mode startup. It started after a everything froze while performing a massive file search in ...
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Script Editor crashing when running Applescript

I need to extract the phone number of all the contacts in a particular group and for that I am using the following code - on run {input, parameters} tell application "Contacts" set ...
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Macbook Pro Crashing and Startup Failure

Firstly, some background information for the problem: My girlfriend's Macbook Pro had an issue that was annoying, but not fatal. Roughly once a day (but sometimes not for a few days, and sometimes ...
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Why does my mac keep crashing under panic report?

does anyone understand what this error code could suggest? Anonymous UUID: -------------------------------- Wed Dec 17 13:03:49 2014 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801d41e80a): ...
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Word crashes with documents with “track changes” on

Word suddenly started crashing every time either a document with «track changes» is opened «track changes» is activated in a document and the document is changed This behaviour started without an ...
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iCloud PreferencesPane crashes after upgrade to Yosemite

I just upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10. During the final step of the install, my network connection dropped while trying to set up the iCloud settings. As it says that I can skip this step and ...
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Boot Camp Assistant crashes when partitioning drive (exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS)

I run Mountain Lion, a fresh install, brand new Macbook Pro. HD: Samsung 840 Pro 512 GB SSD. When trying to go through Boot Camp Assistant / Setup it works fine until it wants to repartition my ...
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Mountain Lion Screen Freeze

My Mountain Lion is keeps freezing from few weeks, today it freezes/crashed couple of times already. Here is the log before the big freeze (file /var/log/system.log): SIMBL Enabler for Sandboxed ...
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I don't know why my retina MacbookPro keeps crashing and how to fix

My mid2014 retina pro keeps crashing, can't boot into safe mode and can't choose utilities when booting into recovery mode because no mouse commands are accepted. (not sure what key combo would choose ...
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Safari crashes after Yosemite Upgrade

My sister upgraded her 2011 MacBook Pro 15" to Yosemite from Mavericks. As far as I have been able to glean the upgrade went without a hitch, but now her computer is mostly unusable. It is very ...
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Any advice on troubleshooting instability in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.4?

In all cases of crashes, I can SSH to the machine, but I can't figure out anything useful to remedy the situation. This freeze happened when sizing the crop in Aperture. Machine had been running for ...
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How to reinstall Safari 8 without reinstalling OS X Yosemite

Safari keeps on crashing or is unusable for some other reason and I have no possibility of reinstalling it without reinstalling the OS. What do I do?
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How to fix a hanging Logic Pro 9.1.5 on Snow Leopard?

I'm using Logic Pro 9.1.5 on my MacBook Pro (2.4 Ghz CPU, 7200 RPM HDD). I have Snow Leopard. When I'm doing nothing special, working on my project, Logic sometimes freezes and I'm stuck with a ...
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OS X Yosemite Crashes Frequently

So I installed OS X Yosemite almost a week ago, and within this time frame have experienced 2 crashes. Basically, the OS freezes, and then shuts down, and doesn't start up again until I press the ...
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Is there a way to stop MS Word from automatically opening previously opened documents?

I know there's probably a setting in preferences, but I need to be able to do it without Word being open. The problem is one of my docx has become corrupt, so every time Word opens it immediately ...
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Macbook Pro Mid-2010 15 inch 2.53 GHz Intel Core i5 upgraded clean install to Mavericks and now regularly crashes

I have a random shutdown problem after doing a clean install of OSX Mavericks (I was running Snow Leopard with no issues), on my Macbook Pro Mid-2010 15 inch 2.53 GHz Intel Core i5. It regularly ...
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Is there a terminal command to restart an application?

I am having issues with Adobe Dreamweaver on my Mac running Yosemite. I will be in the middle of saving a file to my server and it just locks up. Nothing will happen after that. I try and force quit ...
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iPhone crashes during restore

I have an iPhone 5s, bought 14 months ago (without Apple Care, so out of warranty). Background Information: Since I updated to iOS 8.1.1, my iPhone has been crashing infrequently, in: Blue screen, ...
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iPhone 5s Keeps Crashing to Safe Mode

My iPhone is jailbroken and it keeps crashing to safe mode randomly. I have two pastebins of crashlogs. Here's crash 1 and here's crash 2. And here is a list of my jailbreak tweaks. Packages 3x4 ...
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Photoshop locks up and crashes the system

I have a problem where Photoshop CC 2014 (fully updated, legal copy) is completely locking up the system, I have to do a hard reset. After a reboot, I got the following error message: Photoshop ...
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How can I debug a crashing application on OS X?

I have a game installed from Steam on my Mac (Crusader Kings II). The most recent patch from the developer has been having crashes and freezes on my Mac, and I'd like to help give the developer as ...
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Finder crashing on 10.6.8 (Snow Leo)

I am running 10.6.8 (Snow Leo) on a 2010 Mac Pro. The finder frequently crashes and restarts when I try to scroll through the finder view just looking at the list of files. I've gone to the ...
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How to stop Finder crashing in Yosemite?

As with a lot of posts my Finder constantly crashes. I've de-coupled Dropbox and Google Drive. I've deleted Finder preferences and it's still the same. Here's a screenshot of Diagnostics filtered ...
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mac book pro start crashing

my Mac Book Pro 17' was bought in 2012 Jan. so probably it's out of warranty already. Now it start crashing occasionally. sometimes it just freezes, the screen has no response. sometimes the screen ...
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Log for the root directory of an external HDD

I really doubt that this would be possible, but is there any chance that OS X 10.7.5 logs the root directory contents of an external HDD that was plugged in through a USB drive a week ago? My ...
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Why does my mac keep crashing?

(I will have to do this fast, since I think my mac will crash again.) My Mac keeps crashing. It started happening since I installed Adobe Acrobat Pro (since then I have removed it), but it might be ...
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ipod touch 5th generation crashed

My ipod doesn't start anymore. I didn't drop it or anything like that... It just went black screen while I wasn't looking. I can't start it and charging doesn't do anything. What can I do?
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How to diagnose Address Book quitting unexpectedly?

When opening Address Book, it quits before it opens. The window says: Address Book quit unexpectedly. Click `Reopen` to open the application again. Click `Report` to see more detailed information ...
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safari and firefox now crash immediately on launch in yosemite 10.10.1

my browsers started crashing immediately on launch on my late 2012 mac mini. i reinstalled yosemite 10.10.1 again, and for a whole day, safari behaved perfectly. then both browsers started crashing ...
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bad wake/sleep crashes in 10.9.3 turned into severe screen blackout crashes in 10.9.4

While still on 10.9.3 I had the occasional problem of the OS crashing upon wake-up. Every couple of weeks, made more frequent by using an external monitor. Now on 10.9.4, which was supposed to fix ...
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Yosemite upgrade causing Mail to crash

I upgraded to Yosemite on my 2011-12 iMac, from system 10.6.8. It worked to a point, but with major problems with the mail - crashing and not working, basically.My Mac tech said it "should work"...but ...
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Microsoft Office crashes

After installing on my iMac the new system upgrade OS X Yosemite I cannot open any Microsoft office programs anymore, they crash while starting up. The following error message appers: Microsoft Error ...
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Tata photon 3g dongle crashes after upgrading my OS to Yosemite

I have upgraded my macbook's OS to yosemite(MacOSX 10.10). Since then whenever I connect my dongle(Tata Photon 3G), it crashes with a crash report. I came across few patch files for same device ...
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Yosemite UI crashes after 1 hour

I've been having some trouble with Yosemite since I installed it a while ago. The UI seems to hang after exactly 1 hour of use. This means I have to force the mac to shut down by holding the power ...
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Crash report deciphering

Anonymous UUID: 583C1381-09B2-B4E9-0342-5298C70231F9 Tue Nov 18 00:30:29 2014 *** MCA Error Report *** CPU Machine Check Architecture Error Dump (CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1650 v2 @ ...
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How to recover data from a mac that crash on login?

I have a mac book pro that is crashing everytime I logged in (with every users). The cause may be that my gf put so many pictures and video on the hard drive that it can't even start (from the restore ...
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PDF generated by 'save as pdf' in safari 8 - problem with fonts

I use to generate report on my website to pdf on my mac with safari 7.0. It also works on Yosemite and newest Chrome. It looks like that: Since I upgraded to Yosemite with Safari 8 fonts in PDF ...
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My MacBook Pro OS X Version 10.10 keeps crashing ~ HELP!

My MacBook Pro OS X Yosemite Version 10.10 (5 years old at least) keeps crashing and I don't know what to do? I run an online business and it is becoming impossible to look after as my computer keeps ...
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Since I updated to iOS 7, my OverDrive Media app crashes every time I try to use it. What to do?

My OverDrive Media app crashes every time I try to open a book. This never happened before I updated my iPad mini to iOS 7. I can open the app fine and go to the NYPL page, but as soon as I try to ...
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Constant kernel panics since Mavericks update

Hardware is a mid 2010 MAcBook Pro 15", i7 2,66ghz, 8 GB RAM, 512 MB Video RAM. I encounter regular kernel panics for a while now, I think since upgrading to Mavericks. Usually it used to happen ...
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Apps crashing on OS X Server 10.6 with segmentation fault

I am running into a strange issue on a web server running OS X Server 10.6.8. Any app I try to open ends up crashing immediately with a segmentation fault. This goes for gui apps like Safari or ...
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How can i get my iPhoto pictures back, when they are all deleted?

So my computers been running really slowly the last couple of weeks, and been crashing down (or I have been forced to restart it alot)… I came across my iPhoto (11) library, which wasn't working. When ...
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Yosemite randomly freezes and crashes on my MacBook Pro 15" Early 2011

I already had a similar problem before: Is this crash normal? https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3358689 ...
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Yosemite white-screen crash (with avatar) [closed]

Recently upgraded to OSX 10.10 on a Mid 2012 MBP (13 inch) - no problem encountered. But a few times now I've experienced a white-screen crash. When waking from sleep the system just shows a white ...
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Crash when I add my external monitor

I got an Early 2011 MBP i7 2.2 8GB RAM Mavericks latest version I worked with my laptop monitor and an external monitor. The external is connected via the Thunderbolt out with digital. Since ...
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iMovie crashes on start up. How can I fix it?

iMovie version: 10.0.5 OS Version: Mac OS X 10.9.5 (13F34) It crashed with these information: Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT) ...
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Facebook Crashes When Trying To Display A Map

I have an iPhone 6 plus. Just recently, Facebook crashes every time it tries to display a status, in the news feed, that contains a map of where someone checked in. I've tried a hard reset as well as ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 crashes on 10.9.5 Mavericks when run in User Account but runs in Guest Account

Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac9,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 6 MB Memory: 4 GB Bus ...
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GPU crashes on Yosemite

I have a mid-2012 MacBook Pro and updated to OS X Yosemite a few weeks ago. Several times since then the GPU has crashed where I can still move the mouse cursor around the screen and listen to audio ...