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Occasional dialogue Boxes where all characters are question marks [duplicate]

Every so often, I get dialogue boxes that look like this: Selected the text, pasted it into another editor, and lo and behold: “Slack” cannot be open during installation. Click Continue to ...
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Preview notes/highlights offset and uneditable

Recently, I have had a problem with highlighting and adding notes in preview. When I highlight, the correct words show up highlighted in the document, but the side panel shows a set of words which is ...
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How can I clean Unknown item of kind Unknown from my Account startup items system preference pane?

I was running some beta apps that try and insert themselves as log in items and now need to clean up the mess they left. I'm speculating something went wrong while trying to follow this and this ...
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Custom keyboard layout problem High Sierra

I have just upgraded my OS to macOS High Sierra. I have been using a custom layout for my Magic Keyboard. But after upgrading to the newer version is stopped working. I have installed the custom ...
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macOS High Sierra 10.13 briefly flashes screen content last seen before locking the screen when awaken

On macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, when I manually lock the screen (shift+ctrl+power) and later press any key to turn it on, the screen content which was shown at the time I locked the screen is briefly ...
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How can I stop the Photos app showing the “What's New Photos” screen every time I launch it?

I'm on macOS 10.13.3, and every time I launch the Photos app, I get the following screen, showing "What's New Photos". I have to click the "Get Started" button to access my library, which works every ...
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Icons on menu bar redraw at each monitor change

I have an issue with my setup that drives me nuts and is more and more annoying. I have a 4 displays setup and each time I change of monitor most of the icons in the menu redraw and introduce lag ...
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Finder QuickLookUIService blank windows

After upgrading to "macOS High Sierra 10.13" "Finder Preview" (QuickLookUIService? the space bar feature) will sometimes show a blank window when navigating with the arrow keys. I used to use this ...
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systemd is using >150% CPU

I'm not sure what's causing it, but suddenly the systemd process just started using about 150% CPU (according to my iStat menu). I checked in Activity Monitor and it said the same. I checked the CPU ...
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Mouse pointer twitchy since high sierra update

Since I updated to High Sierra, me and my colleagues at work have the same problem with our mouse pointer. It appears to be twitchy when switching from the standard arrow to another image (pointer/...
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High Sierra's External Display bug heats Macbook's, damaged my Retina Screen, what can I do?

After installing High Sierra, I noticed GPU related slowness, I initially sought help here: What could cause a cumulative slowness that manifests itself as high WindowServer CPU usage in High Sierra? -...
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Wifi network selection window won't close

The network selection window that opens when you click the WIFI icon >> Join Other Network >> Show Networks, is stuck open. Clicking "Cancel" doesn't close it. How could I fix this without restarting ...
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all process related tools stop working sometimes [duplicate]

So, for the 4th time now, all process tools on my mac stopped working (top, pgrep, kill, Activity Monitor, etc). I can't find a pattern nor any log on what's causing it. When it happens, iTerm ...
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Sleep Wake Failures because of watchdog on 10.13 (supplemental update)

I have experienced this twice in the last 48 hours, both occurring around the same time. Are the times correlated or coincidence? Can anyone shed some light on this for me? Relevant lines from system....
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How do I disable or remove the root account created as a side effect from this High Sierra security bug?

This article describes a bug where entering root when prompted for an unlock allows any user to unlock system preferences. It warns that: There’s no need to do this yourself to verify it. Doing so ...
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QuickLookUISevice bug

When I press the 'Mission control'-button(?) / F3, It shows me 6 extra blank windows. They're called 'QuickLookUISevice'. When I press on them nothing really happens. Been searching for a solution, ...
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Finder file names with non-standard characters are bold in High Sierra

Why are all file names in Finder that have non standard characters such as accents or umlauts bold in High Sierra Finder? How do I fix this?
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Weird Safari pixelating issue

The issue started after updating to macOS high Sierra. The problem can't be shown when a screenshot is taken or if the cursor is hovered at those areas. So below is image captured from my phone and ...
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Caps lock option for input switch is absent

I have a MacBook Air 11" and a MacBook Air 13": the 11" is lot older than the 13". Although High Sierra is installed on both MacBooks, on the 13", I can't find caps lock option in Settings-> Keyboard->...
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After High Sierra, weird colours appear when waking up MacBook Pro

I'm coming from reddit where they suggested me to post here. There seems to be many users with the same issue. Using a 13" MBP Early 2015. After updating to macOS High Sierra I see weird colours for ...