A special message thrown/displayed by software to indicate a problem, usually in a dialog box

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Equation Editor is showing two windows instead of one window

I am currently using Mac OS X and I use Equation Editor in PowerPoint to insert mathematical expressions. However, every time I open Equation Editor, two exact Equation Editor windows show up. It is ...
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Apple Configurator 2 error message: “Failed to initialize MobileRestore global data”

When starting the application I get the following error message and a spinner in the middle of the application: Environment: Apple Configurator 2 Version: 2.2.1 (3C72) Running on: Model Name: ...
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Windows 10 No Boot Device

I made a bootable Windows 10 flash drive using Bootcamp on my MacBook. When bootcamp is finished with everything it restarts my computer like normal. But when it restarts so I can install Windows, it ...
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Jailbroken iPhone erased via iCloud + “error 3194” problem [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 4S and it was running iOS 7.0.4. I decided I want to upgrade it to iOS 9.1 so it would feel refreshed and I'd still have a possibility to jailbreak. I got the IPSW of 9.1 and the ...
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MacBook Pro installation failure (recovery, internet, or disk)… what now?

Inherited a MacBook Pro (2010 MacBook6,1 17"). Starts up fine, but wouldn't boot - no operating system found. Hard drive does not appear to be bad (see details below) but I can't seem to get it to ...
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tftpd not working - MAC OS X El Capitan 10.11.5

I use tftp in a daily basis, as part of my work. So far, so good, since yesterday (Jun 21, 2016) it simply did not worked anymore. I do not know exactly the reasons, because could not find any support ...
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I can't restore my iPhone from the latest back up

I'm unable to restore my iPhone. I'm getting an error about an incorrect password. First it backed up some stuff and not other stuff. I went to the Apple store and they told me to delete this ...
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Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro X having many issues, what's wrong?

Right, so I have a 2015 MBP Retina. Final Cut Pro doesn't want to launch anymore because of a missing "Helium.framework" and Logic Pro X seems to want to display everything in green. (Yes, green. All ...
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Grab - Impossible to take a snapshot of the window

When trying to take a snapshot of a Brackets window with Grab, I get this buggy error message: It says 'Impossible to take a snapshot of the window - The content of this window cannot be shared.' ...
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After re-downloading a program it doesn't show up on in my applications?

I downloaded a program called EZdrummer 2, then after some time I deleted it. Only to need it again. Before when I downloaded it, it appeared inside a folder in my applications. But now when I ...
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iPad 3 Charging Error

My iPad 3 was not charging or turning on. I plugged it in for a while and then held Home & Power for 45 seconds. I was able to connect it to iTunes through my iMac and thought all was OK. I ...
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What does this error message in iMovie mean?

I provided a screenshot below for what seems to be corrupted files (I'm referring to the black icons with question marks in them). It seems that I can't reimport those missing files from the memory ...
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iMovie error when saving to camera roll

When ever I try to export a video from my camera roll (at whatever file size) it comes up with the message 'an error has occurred during export'. I have tried everything I found when searching the ...
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copyfile errors and dot files using rsync

I read @SwisherSweet's question of the fastest and safest way to copy massive data from one external drive to another, along with @GrahamMiln's excellent answer. I'm in a similar situation where I ...
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Your account is temporarily unavailable. Try again later

When try to download an app from the AppStore I receive this error message. Is there anything I can do besides waiting? Your account is temporarily unavailable. Try again later.
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“ Item can't be played ” whenever I tap on a song

I'm currently using iPhone 6 with iOS9.3.1. Whenever I try to play music I get an error. After I tap on a song I get the error item can't be played. Also, I have tried restarting my iPhone multiple ...
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How should daemons tell users about errors?

I wrote a bash script that backs up certain files on my computer. To automate the running of the script, I set up an associated daemon that runs the script every day. There are certain instances ...
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Error 'The application “Messages” can’t be opened.' after clicking on notification.

Messages is open and working, but not the active application. I get a text, the top right hand notification comes in. I want to go to the Messages app so I click the notification and get this error. ...
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Can I set some sort of “never send error report” on an app that has to be force quit frequently?

RSA SecurID. OSX El Capitan. The app is frequently unresponsive when the computer comes back from sleep. Response from IT Support: "it's not meant to be left running". In other words I'm supposed to ...
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Mysterious unidentified error message

I keep getting this error on my Mac (see attached screenshot). It happened yesterday and now today again. The dialog is not associated with any application (at least, when I select it, it does not ...
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Consistent Console error message: invalid signature for com.cisco.kext.acsock

I have Console open on my Mac (latest OS X El Capitan) and this error keeps reappearing a few times every second. 4/19/16 1:15:18.021 AM com.apple.kextd[47]: ERROR: invalid signature for com.cisco....
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In Applescript, how do I get a line number or stack trace on error?

I'm writing some fairly complex Applescripts, but when something goes wrong - Apple event timed out - or similar, I can't tell precisely where it failed. At the moment, I'm wrapping all handlers with ...
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Error when trying to install Homebrew?

I have a MacBook Air 11 (mid 2013), with OS X 10.8.5, and I want to install Homebrew, so I go to the site and copy and paste the following code in my terminal: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://...
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AirDrop shardingd error

Trying to debug AirDrop issues on the mac with an iPad mini 4th gen (both up-to-date). Basically on the Mac I can see the iPad (most of the time) and I can transfer files, however I can never see the ...
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Error: iPhone 5c Screen apps background gone yellow!

I had purchased an iPhone 5c in January last year, and recently it had an error with apps being updated. Initial error was that some apps being updating were stuck at some point, and when I tried ...
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Failed bootcamp partition, now can't remove it

Tried to set up Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro 15" (Mid 2014). Running El Capitan 10.11.3. Windows refused to install (GPT partition only problem?). I followed steps elsewhere to remove and reformat the ...
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Is it dangerous to use an iMac with broken USB ports? Is there such a thing as Firewire or display-port to USB?

I've got a mid-2010 iMac, 21", i3 processor with 4gb RAM installed which has only one partially-usable USB port, which will power a 3rd-party mouse, wireless dongle, or a keyboard sometimes, but not ...
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Folder “Desktop” can't be found

This is the error message I am receiving as I try to attach something from my desktop to an email. “Desktop” can’t be opened because the original item can’t be found. What should I do?
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How to fix Final Cut Pro X's “Modified File” message

Final Cut Pro (FCP) X 10.2.3 today gave me the most unhelpful warning message in my timeline: "Modified File" - thanks Final Cut Pro! What can I do to fix this problem? I've tried relinking the clips,...
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iTunes error 8268

I keep getting this error. "There was a problem with -filename-. An unknown error occurred (8268)" The problem is that I cannot locate any of those filenames in the iTunes folder, the iTunes ...
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Error after installing El Captian software update

I've recently installed OS X 10.11.4 Update and restarted my computer. Now, I no longer can turn on my Mac without an error. The error doesn't show; rather, at the startup screen with the Apple logo,...
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What is the origin of dubious popup “UPDATING_LOCKED_TITLE”?

I was working on a Mac running Yosemite (10.10.4) with the following applications running: XQuartz (with around 10 windows), App Store (running the last update: OS X Update 10.10.5, iTunes 12.3.3, ...
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iCloud “message size violation” when sending zip containing more than 127 files

Revised question As per Tetsujin's suggestion in the comments I did some further testing. There seems to be a problem with iCloud and sending a zip file of a folder with a certain amount of files. ...
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Error while unpartitioning hard drive?

I've tried to install Ubuntu (and gave up), but now there's a stuck partition, of 24.22 gigabytes. The pink shows the partition. I want to unpartition it, but when I try to delete it, an error ...
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How to get those errors out from my Console?

my mac is generating those errors at every 5 seconds. Running latest stable version of EL Capitan. Any idea? Any help would be useful. 15/03/16 09:24:50,065 xpcproxy[12275]: LaunchServices: ...
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MacBook Pro kernel panic report

My MacBook just restarted automatically. After the restart I got this error report: Anonymous UUID: 19FD699B-743D-2134-13B8-F9C25C3897D7 Sun Mar 6 13:26:32 2016 *** Panic Report *** ...
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Cannot Repair Macintosh HD, after loading into OSX, it become a [X]

When i restart the computer and loading with the apple logo, wait for few second, and the apple icon become [x] My Mac is OSX EL Capitan (v10.11.3) I used Disk Utility "First Aid" and found that ...
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iTunes 12.3 Doesn't Play TV Shows or Movies [closed]

iTunes won't play my tv shows or movies anymore. I push play but nothing happens. The screen remains black. Plus iTunes asks me to authorize my computer in order to play my content, even though I ...
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Weird Wifi Issue - websites don't work if address entered into browser, but can be accessed otherwise

I have a really peculiar issue that I've been having at my parents' home wi-fi. At my house, all websites work without issue. However, on only my computer, if I type in google.com, I get "No data ...
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Downloaded apps does not start, failed with error -10810

I try to install SQLDeveloper.app that I downloaded from Oracle, but every time it gives me that error LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810 for the file /Users/peyo/Downloads/...
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Jailbroken iPhone 5

My friend in 2014 (Feb) jailbroke my phone and I never updated it again as I have no laptop. I decided I wanted to remove jailbreak because all my apps will not run on my software 7.0.4 I tried to ...
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Mac Pro 1,1 (2007) Not Updating To El Capitan

I recently purchased an old Mac Pro, from eBay to use it as an advanced CPU performance computer as opposed to my 2012 MacBook Air that can't endure much. So far it is working, I have gotten a ...
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Apple Hardware Test reports error 4SNS/1/40000001:VeAS-0.000

I got a great deal on a base 2.66 GHz Quad-Core Intel (W3520) 2009 Mac Pro4,1 on eBay. I already have a (flashed) Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 GHz edition. I have a 3.46 GHz Intel Xeon W3690 on the way. ...
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Some .apps only open via sudo /Applications/*.app/Content/MacOS/*

I have a few that after install will refuse to open - no error. The first time they may appear in the Dock for a second or two; then disappear. It may or may not be a coincidence - but both have '...
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Downloading Xcode Purchase page to try again error

The problem first started while trying to update Xcode, it gets about three quarter through the update and then displays the error 'purchase page to try again'. I updated from Yosemite to El Capitan ...
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Apple TV YouTube “Error occured loading this content”

So my YouTube application for my Apple TV is not working. When I go to play a video, it shows "An error has occurred loading this content. Try again later." This first started happening yesterday out ...
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Cannot open Terminal on mac (“Not allowed to use” error message)

I cannot open Terminal at all because of this error message. (Probably the rudest error message I have ever seen on a computer.) This mac was originally a school computer and the permission to use ...
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How to find offending Finder Extension?

I'm constantly (about every half second) getting this error on my MacBook Pro's console flooding my system log... I've tried to kill all processes in hopes to find the offender, but no luck so far. ...
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MacBook Pro crashed when inserting a USB cable connected to an Arduino Nano clone

I plugged a USB cable (connected to an Arduino Nano clone) into my MacBook Pro (running OS X 10.11.2) and it crashed with an on screen message. It restarted and reloaded all my apps (eventually). It ...
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USB Drive Copy Error

I have a USB Drive (formatted as a Read-only CD). On attempting to copy certain files on the drive to my Mac (OS X 10.10.5) I receive the error: The Finder can’t complete the operation because ...