Questions tagged [crash]

An instance when a particular application or your entire Mac or iOS device refuses to respond and/or function properly. Usually causes the app to "quit" or the interface to "freeze".

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Xcode crashes when attempting to create a file

If I start up Xcode 10.3 on MacOS 10.14.6 and then try to create a new file (cmd-N), Xcode will crash. Actually trying to open any file will cause it to crash. The welcome window comes up as does all ...
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New Macbook suddenly shut down when using Virtual Box

My MacBook Pro 2019 suddenly powered off when I was booting ubuntu on virtual box. The only other program running on my laptop was the App Store. How can I find out the reason of power failure? It's ...
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IPhone X randomly crashing while in use

This started yesterday morning, and crashes about every 20 min or so of use, it was fine all night. And when it crashes, I get this red spike in battery performance. What’s going on and how do I fix ...
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Prevent reopening Safari windows after a crash in High Sierra

Is there a way to prevent Safari from re-opening windows when reopening Safari after a crash in High Sierra? The "Close windows when quitting an app" setting in System Preferences only appears to ...
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macOS Mojave timed bug, Keychain password prompt by system services, Menu Bar disappears, windows become unfocusable

macOS Mojave version: 10.14.6 (18G87) I've been having a rather strange, but insanely annoying issue that occurs after a few days of uptime as of late with the following symptoms: The Menu Bar ...
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Determine which app is opening too many files

Sometimes my Mac starts behaving weirdly, a typical symptom being that I can't open certain apps that were working just fine recently. This just happened and I traced this issue to an excess of open ...
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Apps that are Chromium or Electron base crashes on Catalina beta 6 (19A536g)

So I recently updated from beta 5 of Catalina to beta 6 and noticed more than half of my apps will crash after the initial launch, these apps include things like: Brave browser (beta, nightly) Chrome ...
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Mac Freezes on Launch

Mac running 10.14.5 is freezing after the login screen each time I reboot. Seeing these stange messages in /var/log/system.log that seems suspect. com.apple.xpc.launchd[1] (com.apple.CloudDocs....
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MacBook Air Sierra install fail: Couldn't mount base system dmg! (error code 60)

I have a MacBook Air and I tried running a Sierra install USB on it. Everything went smoothly but it showed "An error occurred while preparing the installation." So I looked that up on the internet ...
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'Unexpected error has occured' when opening Photos app after the latest OSX update

Today I tried opening Photos app on my MBP and the library started updating, but after getting to 83% the app crashed with the message in the title. I tried some steps I found online, but to no avail. ...
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How do I fix the index on my iPhone?

When I type something in the index, no items appear. In addition, when I click on Siri and Search in settings, the app crashes. Is there any way to correct this issue? I've done a hard reset on the ...
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Has Apple indicated that some 2019 MacBook Pros have a fault relating to power, battery or shutdown issues?

I bought a MacBook Pro two days ago and when I was using it for the first time I noticed that when it drops below 40% (20%-40%) it shuts down with no warning and it's impossible to turn it back on ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 crashes after waking up and usually when launching a Google Search in Chrome

I've got issues with my MBP which seem to be persistent, even after replacing the logic board for supposedly one without hardware issues. There are some typical instances when my macbook pro fails (...
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Disable automatic crash reporting

I accidentally left the "send reports automatically" checkbox enabled (standard system crash detected/report window) when sending apple a report of a crashed macOS app. I don't want it to send reports ...
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Chrome crashes but stays displayed on external screen and I can't remove it

I've got MacBook Pro with macOS Mojave 10.14.6 and an external monitor connected through "j5create JDC 381" USB-C to HDMI adapter. Weird thing sometimes happens when using Chrome - when it's on the ...
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Process was killed — why? How can I find out?

I have written a computer program in C++, compiled it and ran it within terminal using the command line. This program has run fine many times, but it appears that whenever its accumulated CPU time ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - how to delete buggy email in outbox that crashes Outlook

I have an email in my Outbox that continually crashes Outlook for Mac 2011 with a "rebuild database" error message. Rebuilding the database took days and never completed. If I start Outlook in safe ...
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MBP TB 2016 Failed to format and crashes. APFS Container damaged?

Hy everyone! I need help restoring my MBP. 2016 MBP15TB I made a USB stick with Mojave, restarted with Command+R, went into disk util, and wanted to erase my SSD to start the install. The computer ...
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High Sierra Installation com.apple.osinstall error -3

My mac book pro 2010 started acting up last night. Wifi was slow and certain letters were not displayed properly. I restarted the computer and it failed to boot up again. I took the drive from the ...
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MacBook Pro crashes to black screen. Works fine with Ubuntu Linux

I have a very weird problem with my Late 2013 MacBook Pro. When running macOS, it suddenly stops with a black screen. Nothing in the logs. I tried upgrading it to macOS Mojave, but did not help. I ...
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How to find out which application(s) created core dumps?

I have a friend who has a Mac (Mojave) that recently ran out of space. I found that the space was being used by files in the /cores folder. I deleted them and used to the command sudo launchctl limit ...
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MacBook Pro error report

I received the following error report from my MacBook Pro: UUID: 334D8DD6-1F4F-4E65-8D2A-D8EC96CE2E52 Stackshot Reason: Sleep transition timed out after 180 seconds while entering darkwake on way to ...
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2013 Mac Pro keeps crashing, but only during night

Sometimes with no apps running in the background it still shuts down. All RAM sticks are working fine. The thing I'm thinking is the "BSD process name corresponding to current thread: **profiles ...
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iMovie crashes on first startup

I have just downloaded iMovie on my new Mac (I had it on the old one) and it is not able to open. I crashes as soon as I click. I have also tried to restart, to login with the guest account and to ...
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2012 iMac: Stalling on boot (macOS Mojave 10.14.5) External SSD. Display Issue?

Adding more detail: This is late 2012 iMac (13,2) with 128GB original internal NVMe but with new Samsung EVO 860 1TB SSD. I used to be able to talk to it via target disk mode (where I erased drives) ...
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Late 2012 27" iMac Not Booting - now with Ext. High Sierra 10.13.6 SSD - need help with panic log

Late 2012 iMac - recently rebuilt and tried to upgrade to Mojave 10.14.4 Clean High Sierra install with external SSD with 10.13.6 Mac OS X: EFI Boot version : 283.0.0.0.0 *** Panic Report *** panic(...
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iPhone keeps restarting: How to identify the (probable) offending app?

So my iPhone keeps rebooting after working seemingly normally for some time, albeit quite a short one - I'd say around 10 minutes, seems to be quite shorter if I'm using it, no matter the app. It ...
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On Mac OS X 10.7, Java Control Panel crashes unexpectedly

I'm wondering if this is a serious problem that I should be concerned about. I have the latest version of Java installed (currently Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_212-b10) via command ...
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Which application creates the .hang files?

I know that ReportCrash creates the .crash files in /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports when an application crashes. There are also .hang files in the same directory. Apparently, they are created when an ...
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macOS: Kernel Panic at USB insertion, system restarts or freezes [duplicate]

When I insert a USB, macOS system (running High Sierra, Mavericks, Mojave) restarts or freezes with a panic report: Panic Report: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801e4ba207): "a freed zone element has ...
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OSX: Disable process startup disabling on crash

I'm on OSX 10.14.4 (18E226). I use a 3rd-party application that crashes about once a day. Every time it crashes I restart it, with little impact. But it seems like after 5 (?) crashes, OSX helpfully ...
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MacBook Pro 8,2 (Early 2011, 15'' Unibody 2.3 GHz i7) - OS crashes randomly, after log in screen goes all white

I have a Macbook Pro, randomly started running into issues when logging in after start up. Occasionally will get the desktop to load but shortly thereafter the OS crashes leading to a screen with ...
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Macbook pro mid 2014 15" turns screen off when unplugged and starts fans at max power

I'm having a problem with my macbook where, for some reason, when it's unplugged to the power the computer randomly turns the screen semi-black (not totally black) and starts the fan at max power. ...
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How do I fix the “auto-reboot” bug on my iPhone X without resetting it to factory?

Here are some backgrounds: I've got my iPhone X in early 2018. The device model is MQA92CH/A. I have NEVER Jailbroken it. I only install apps from the App Store. I have dropped it to the ground for ...
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Plug in mouse on USB, Macbook crash then reboot

Sometimes happens that my macbook pro 2009, reboot when i plugin a usb mouse: Anonymous UUID: F7E860F6-8C86-01A6-6879-40F90DC7168D Sat Apr 13 09:30:00 2019 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 ...
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Application displaying “The last time you opened_____, it unexpectedly closed…” error

A while ago, I bought a GOG game titled "Enter the Gungeon". One day, while I was playing it, the game suddenly crashed. Now, the game had crashed before and I had opened it up again without any ...
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exfat fsck crash on macos 10.14.4. Any workaround or fix?

I am trying to mount an external HD with exFAT, but apparently the latest unmount was non-successful, and now the disk requires an automatic fsck. When macos tries to perform the fsck, this happens ...
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Why does my Mac Pro crash (or log out) almost everyday. Can anybody help?

i have a Mac Pro Mid 2010 (10.13.6 (17G5019)/2 x 3,46 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon/128 GB 1333 MHz DDR3/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6143 MB) and experience terribly annoying crashes (mostly suddenly logging ...
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All network-related apple processes crash/macOS crash

Yesterday, this happened: I re-installed macOS Sierra. Today, all apple processes related to wifi/network crashed. When I opened system preferences, the app was fine, but as soon as I opened the ...
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Finder is extremely slow and keeps crashing, 1tb ssd

Finder keeps crashing on my computer. If I push a key to search any folder, it crashes. I’ve re-indexed my ssd, but it’s still happening mid-2012 MacBook Pro, macOS Sierra, 16gb ram Also, I have ...
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Can my crashing Macbook Pro (mid 2012) be saved?

I'm hoping someone can help me diagnose a problem with my mid-2012 Macbook Pro. It is crashing intermittently (aprox 3 or 4 times per month). The most recent 2 crash reports are below and I'd ...
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Why does my Mac accumulate too many processes?

I am starting to accumulate too many processes on my Mac. No clue why this is happening, but it is causing a lot of problems such as: programs fail to start or hang on launch in the terminal I get a ...
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Mac keeps creashing with kernel panic

For the last week or so my Mac has been randomly kernel panicking. My usage of the my laptop has not changed, so I have no idea why this started all of a sudden. This is a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017,...
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Failure To Boot/Verify Disk

My (mid 2011) MacBook Air’s been working perfectly fine, but today decided to 1) crash 2) throw me the “startup disk not found” error. I know it’s an old computer, but still I run disk verification ...
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My iMac keeps crashing

I have a 27" Late 2013 iMac with 8GB RAM and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M (2GB) GPU. Last year my iMac started crashing now and then. Not only that, when it's in sleep mode it just falls out. I have to ...
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How to determine if the graphics card is at fault on an iMac?

I ended up with an Mid 2010 21.5" iMac that I wanted to dust off and give to my kids. They have light needs, but I'd love to start introducing them to messaging and email with family, plus some ...
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How can I extract my MacBook Pro Notes files so that the data becomes “normal” again after my computer's file system crashed?

My MacBook Pro from ca. 2011-2013 or something kind of "crashed" - the computer's file system was ruined - when I did a manual forced shutdown because the Notes app was not responding. When I turned ...
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Figure out why my MacBook keeps crashing

My 15" Mid-2014 Retina MacBook Pro has been hard-crashing frequently over the past few months. It seems to be getting worse lately, though maybe I'm just getting more exasperated. =( The crashing ...
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App crash after a long time loading iOS12?

Normally, I can launch these apps. But after a point of time, all of the apps will crash after a long time loading. I have tried to restart my phone, and clear all recent apps. But still not working....
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iMac 14,2 crashing after 10.14.2 upgrade

Just upgraded to 10.14.2 and my iMac won't stay up for more than a few minutes. I've seen some chatter around about crashing on sleep, but I've disabled sleep and the crashes still happen. I've only ...