Fatal errors in the low level of the operating system.

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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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Frequent kernel panics osx 10.9

I'm getting kernel panics more often than I'm comfortable with. I got one yesterday and one today, not sure the exact frequency before that, but I got at least a couple last week. If anyone would ...
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How can I troubleshoot Kernel Panics on my iMac

I recently started to see kernel panics on my iMac, that I believe has something to do with my hard drives. Not so sure though. How can I try to track down the cause of this error? Interval Since ...
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Kernel panics too often OS X 10.10.3

I'm getting kernel panics more often than I'm comfortable with. I got one yesterday and one this week, not sure the exact frequency before that, but I got at least 4–5 of them within a day last week. ...
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How to investigate high kernel task memory usage?

I was using my MBP (with 16GB of RAM) as usual and out of blue I've this popup that: Your system has run out of application memory. To avoid problems with your computer, quit any applications ...
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OS X Mountain Lion - Kernel Panic and Restart after Sleep

I have a mid-2009 15" MacMook Pro, with 10.8.2 installed. Periodically, after sleeping my machine, I open it and hit a kernel panic. The logs fail at the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient kext, and I ...
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Mac Pro suffering from kernel panics almost daily

After running flawlessly for 2 years, my 6 Gig Mac Pro has started to suffer a kernel panic about once a day. Nothing really has changed as far as I know. Two details, probably irrelevant, I installed ...
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How serious are occasional kernel panics?

I had a kernel panic about 2 years ago, and another one a few days ago. I haven't had any other problems besides minor software bugs, and I was able to harmlessly reboot after both. I've been told ...
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How to copy files on Mac that fails to boot?

I moved some kext files from /System/Library/Extensions to ~/DisabledExtensions and now my Mac doesn't boot giving me "kernel panic" error related to some ATAPI driver. I want to copy these kext ...
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How to debug and solve an OS X 10.8 kernel panic which appears quite often, sometimes twice a day?

Suddenly my Mac started to have kernel panics, about 1-2 a day. I am running latest OS X 10.8.2 on a 15-inch, Early 2011 MacBook Pro 8GB RAM with Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6750M 1024 MB, Intel SSD + ...
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How can read an OS X crash report that has panic and Kernel trap in it?

I have macbook model 2009 that is crashing. I dont' understnad why is this happening Sun Jul 7 00:28:01 2013 panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff80084b8655): Kernel trap at 0xffffff8008462af0, type ...
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Yosemite Kernel panics involving com.apple.driver.AppleUSBCDC

I have experienced 5 kernel panics over the last few months. Using a mid-2012 MacBook Pro running Yosemite 10.10.4. I have reinstalled Yosemite and have erased, repartitioned and reinstalled. I have ...
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Mid-2010s Kernel Panic GPU - best options?

I'm having issues with kernel panics on a mid-2010 Macbook Pro 15 inch. I have read many threads about this (What's the cause of GPU panics on macbook pro mid 2010?) and the thread that links to ...
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New Kernel Panic on Yosemite

I previously had recurrent kernel panics (documented here), which Tetsujin kindly traced back to Soundflower. I uninstalled the software, and the problem seemed to be resolved. However I had another ...
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Kernel Panics during and after 10.10.3 update

I have recently experienced two Kernel Panics on my MacBook Pro (13 inch, mid-2012). The first one happened during the upgrade process to 10.10.3 right at the end. The second happened today while ...
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Kernal Panic IOAudioFamily second time within 20 days

The first time: I have not shut down the computer in about 2 weeks, always on sleep at night. Before I turned it to sleep, I used ScreenFlow and perhaps also checked my email. I just moved the ...
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Frequent GPU Panics

I'm just praying that I don't need to replace my logic board for this problem; I don't have applecare. Randomly my computer shuts itself off, sometimes just the screen, sometimes the entire system ...