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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Is there a software to reset/flash your iphone to factory without itunes?

i have two "broken" iphones. One of them, is a 3gs. I've changed is battery yesterday and it was ok for 30 min/1hour and then it just started rebooting. I searched online and i saw it was a common ...
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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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Password incorrect and Internet Recovery Mode -3001f Error

Have an iMac here roughly 2 years old and within the last week the admin account password has stopped working. It is the correct password, used on all of our devices and only IT staff use it. The ...
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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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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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An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly

Why do I get the following message in iTunes when syncing my iPhone(s)/iPad(s) to iTunes wirelessly on Windows Vista Ultimate? An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly. ...
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iPhone 4S, Forever recover mode?

I have an iPhone 4S, and it is in recovery Mode, and when I want to restore it, error (1) pop-up. like in photos below I did search on Internet, people say it's an electronic part issue, is it true?
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Connected to internet and can browsing but can't play some games

My iPhone is 5s. Just like the title said, whenever my iPhone / iPad connected to wifi I can't connect to some games like Puzzle and Dragon even though I can browse using safari, using fb / twitter / ...
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The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library error Message

Whenever I select to manually manage music and videos, I get an error message that says "The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library. Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes ...
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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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“ 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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ios 9.0.1 - Unknown Error (-42585) What is it?

when I try to listen to music sometimes an error code comes up. the error is stated as The operation could not be completed - An Unknown Error occurred (-42585) What is it? what can I do to stop it? ...
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“You restarted/Computer restarted because of a problem” on wakeup, Evernote?

For the last few days I've been getting scared because of these messages that appear very frequently on wakeup, and almost always when I wakeup after a long duration. Sometimes it says "you restarted ...
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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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Getting Time Machine backups working with an Iomega Home Cloud Edition NAS

I'm getting some strange behaviour from Time Machine since upgrading to Moutain Lion using the Iomega Home Cloud Edition NAS as the end point for the backups. Getting the first backup to complete ...
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Mail App timing out and having trouble getting and sending mail

I'm using El Capitan now...but this problem existed with Yosemite too. I keep getting error messages that say either could not connect to server or the server returned the error: Connections to the ...
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Can not open Mail app since I updated the last version of Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

I just updated my version of Mountain Lion and then when I try to open my Mail app I receive this message : I tried to reinstall Mail but I don't know how to do it. Anyone know what the problem is?...
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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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iTunes Sync Error: iPhone cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54)

Starting up iTunes on my Windows 8.1 computer to sync iPhone 4 via USB immediately brings up the error message: The iPhone can't be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54) Any ideas how to ...
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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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My iPhone isn't playing WhatsApp videos sent from an android device through WhatsApp

I have an iPhone 5s and it isn't playing videos sent to me on WhatsApp, the sender is a Samsung user so maybe that's why? I can only hear the sound but the image is blank. Is there a way to fix 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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iphone 5c could not be synced an unknown error occured (-4)

Every time I try to synced music from my laptop to iPhone I get this message; I tried to reinstall Itunes I updated the iphone software, nothing works!! I can't transfer any music on my Iphone from my ...
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Why do these podcast episodes say they are temporarily unavailable even though they look like they have been downloaded?

I am having an issue where certain podcasts in a location with no internet access (see "no service" on the upper left). It looks like they have been downloaded based on the fact that: There is no ...
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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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Why I'm getting this message: “Interface cannot be used (error 229)”

I've plugged an USB NFC/RFID reader, model ACR112U-A9 provided by ACS Ltd. Although it is plugged I can't read anything and I keep getting this logs in console: 09/06/15 14:13:00,901 com.apple....
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Rsync error after a period of syncing (error in rsync protocol data stream)

I am trying to use a standard rsync via ssh between a local MacBook Pro and a remote Linux based machine (WD MyCloud). There is no problem initializing it, but after syncing for a while I always get ...
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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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Macbook pro doesn't want to start, “no RAM installed” beeps (1 every 5 seconds)

I have a problem with my Macbook Pro. Everything was working fine up until yesterday; I can't start it anymore and it "beeps" once every 5 seconds. According to the support, this indicates that "no ...
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Can't install WordGrinder on Yosemite

Recently, I have been trying to install WordGrinder on Yosemite. First I tried getting the latest tar packages from the developers' website and using them, but I ran into some library linking errors ...
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How to fix “You are not allowed to use ”Application“”

How do I fix this message, I am Admin, Mobile. Even if i login to a root account this message still appears. I have iTerm so if any commands need to be inputted to fix this problem I can still do it. ...
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iPhone Accessory warning - without any accessory

I am getting following error: Previously I connected iPhone headphone/handsfree. It was working fine. Now, I disconnected my headphone/handsfree & my iPhone started giving warning as follows. ...
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How to approve “Unapproved caller” whilst installing the software?

I'm trying to install FUSE for OS X, but it fails with the message: Unapproved caller. SecurityAgent may only be invoked by Apple software. How do I approve the caller or get rid of ...
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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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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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“USB device drawing too much power” error on startup with no devices connected

Since upgrading to Lion, I get this error every time I start up: I've read the answers suggested here, but they seem to indicate that it's the presence of a second device that's causing the problem....
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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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AppleScript To Manipulate VLC

I want to do a script, that it can launch VLC player, and in VLC player "Open a file", then "Select a folder", then click on "add" then "play" it. I think that Automator can't do this. But ...
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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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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 ...