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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Macbook (Big Sur) not asking for password after closing lid

Problem: This past month I noticed my MacBookPro does not lock the screen after closing the lid. This happened twice in the past month and occurred again today. The logs are filled with google chrome ...
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How can I run newer Unity games on OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

Most games built with Unity 2018 and Unity 2019 do not work on Mac OS X 10.9. They will launch initially, and occasionally even get as far as the main menu, but invariably crash before entering ...
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Music.app quits unexpectedly on macOS Big Sur when trying to move the app window to an external Monitor

I have a 2019 Macbook Pro with Big Sur 11.2.1 and an external monitor connected via mini DP. When I try to move the Apple Music window to the external monitor, Music.app "Quits Unexpectedly"....
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osx port install of php74 crashes with Illegal instruction: 4

I have an issue with php74 compiled by macports that is crashing with illegal instruction 4 when i run phpunit for unit testing my project. uname -v Darwin Kernel Version 20.3.0: Thu Jan 21 00:07:06 ...
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Catalina crashing at shutdown: “watchdog timeout: no checkins from watchdogd”

I have a MacBook Air 2017 with 8GB of RAM and 1.8 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, After updating to macOS Catalina, while I’m using my laptop it would freeze and the screen would turn black with a folder ...
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WindowServer crashing intermittently after Big Sur update

Two crashes in one week. First time, my macbook was in idle state, and I was not at the desk. I only noticed that the system restarted when I tried to log back into it. Here is the crash log from ...
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help isolating why MacBookPro Late-2013 15in Retina with HighSiera randomly shuts down?

While using my MacBook Pro and often while using chrome, my macbook does dark for a sec and then the computer shuts down. I am not sure if this is related to chrome but I tried: Resting SMC Running ...
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Macbook crashed, need help finding out why

I was running Football Manager 2020 with Spotify playing in the background and Firefox was running as well. Mac suddenly crashed (cursor doesn't move) and audio starts looping – went on for a good 5-...
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Hangs, freezes or wedges of iCloud daemon on iOS 14

Been experiencing a persistent and frustrating bug in iCloud on iOS 14.3-14.4. Frequently (several times per week) it "wedges" itself for lack of a better word. Saving new data to iCloud ...
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App crashing because of cache issue [closed]

Our app is in development and currently in test flight. The latest version release crashes when the calendar feature is engaged. Our dev agency says it’s a cache issue and instructed us to delete the ...
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iPhone apps crashing randomly, no sound or mic on incoming calls

Recently my iPhone 7s started behaving weird. Apps are crashing randomly: Gmail crashes when I hit reply on an email WhatsApp crashes on start, before I see any of the GUI I can't accept incoming ...
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Problems on Big Sur with Magma Computer Algebra System crashing

This question relates to the MAGMA Computer Algebra System based at the University of Sydney (not the other MAGMA about Matrix Algebra on GPUs). I originally posted it on StackExchange, but someone ...
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Audio Problems: Related to ReportCrash Continually running and SimulatorTrampoline?

Every ten seconds or so I get static on my audio with distorted sound. In Activity Monitor I noticed that ReportCrash was consistently running. Checking the system log I see a lot of messages like: ...
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Macbook M1 crash during sleep mode

I know how to find a panic file on my M1 but not what to do next. panic(cpu 1 caller 0xfffffe0014092de0): "AppleHSBluetoothDevice::setPowerState(0xfffffe2336859240 : 0xfffffe00159f3e1c, 1 -> 0)...
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Late 2010 iMac getting quarter way in booting then turning off

Late 2010 iMac getting quarter way through booting then turning off Ok - first things first, apologies for a long post - I have lots of details about this issue. Context: As far as I can remember, ...
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Late 2013 iMac: help with troubleshooting intermittent crashing problem

I've been having an intermittent problem with my late 2013 27" iMac for more than a year now and it seems to be getting more frequent. Basically, I could be doing anything on my iMac (or nothing ...
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How to get photos and vídeos to a MacBook from an iPhone that is stuck in the loading screen?

TLDR I would like to obtain my photos and videos from my iPhone before I opt to restore it. iPhone is stuck // frozen on apple logo loading screen Preferentially, via CLI Context My iPhone was almost ...
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Macbook Air 2017 7.1 Disk is crashed?

I have been trying to reboot my MacBook air 2017 from the disk I've used for a while. Couple of days ago my mac shutted down with a circular error sign. I've been able to boot it back with an external ...
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iMovie crashes on double clicking

Drag an image onto the timeline. Move the mouse cursor to the end of the image until you see the cursor changes to something like this <-|-> Then double click, instantly iMovie crashes. I haven'...
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MacBook Pro crash - Sleep transition timed out AppleBCMWLANCore

My MacBook Pro 16 (2019) keeps crashing either when going to sleep or when waking up from sleep, when the power is disconnected and WiFi is on. Seems to be due to com.apple.driver.AppleBCMWLANCore. I'...
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lost StickiesDatabase file

So I rebooted my 2011 iMac running High Sierra the other day and was greeted with a message saying my library had to be repaired and was prompted for my password. After trying to cancel out of it ...
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Siri crashing due to “DYLD, [0x4] Symbol Missing”

Out of all of the problems I’ve had, this one has been the most stubborn. When I first installed Catalina, it seemed to work mostly fine except for one thing: Siri wouldn’t open. It would try over and ...
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Chrome and Safari crashing constantly

I recently upgraded to Catalina (from El Capitan, which I've been using for years). Unfortunately, I'm now having a series of problems with apps crashing. I may have resolved this one by fixing the ...
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All apps crash when opening files!

I've recently upgraded to Catalina (from El Capitan, which I've been using for years). It took me a while to realise, but all apps crash when trying to open files! I'd enormously appreciate anything I ...
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Completely resetting keynote

I've recently upgraded all the way from El Capitan to Catalina. I'm enjoying the new features of Keynote, but I've found it sometimes gets into a state where it won't start up without crashing. My ...
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MS Office 2019 crashes on Big Sur on startup

When I start an app from Microsoft Office 2019 (Word, Excel or Powerpoint) I get the following crash: Application Specific Information: *** Terminating app due to uncaught exception '...
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Safari keeps crashing after updating to Big Sur. Termination Reason: Namespace ASSERTIOND

After I upgraded to MacOS Big Sur, Safari started to crash and the crash logs look very similar. Sometimes it would crash when I click a link, sometimes it would crash when not doing anything. Often I ...
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I'm getting kernel panics referencing IOUSBHostFamily, and drives unmounting

It may be two different problems. I am getting kernel panics where the Mac shuts down and restarts with the multi lang screen. I thought it may because of too many hard drives hanging off a USB bus. ...
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Is it the graphics card or something else?

When I switched my Mac on this morning, it worked for a short while, then the screen displayed some small squiggly black lines all of a sudden. I could move the cursor for a few seconds after this, ...
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Why is my computer crashing? [closed]

panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff7fa1bf9231): nvme: "Fatal error occurred. CSTS=0xffffffff US[1]=0x0 US[0]=0x81 VID=0x126f DID=0x2260 . FW Revision=C2.3.21\n"@/AppleInternal/BuildRoot/Library/...
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Google Backup and Synch constantly crashing since update to Bug Sur

Since updating to macOS 11 (11.1), Google Backup and Sync crashes every few minutes. As near as I can tell B&S should be compatible with Bug Sur, but I've tried rebooting, uninstalling and ...
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MacBook Air crashes/freezes regularly when plugged into my television

My MacBook Air keeps crashing when I connect it to my TV (as an external monitor) to watch things. The computer screen freezes, and it becomes necessary to turn the computer off by holding down the ...
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Spotlight has quit unexpectedly

I am running a flutter application build from the command line. I also have an ios simulator running. I keep getting an error saying "spotlight has quit unexpectedly". Has anyone seen this ...
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Is my iMac crashing because of a faulty HD that I'm not using anymore?

I have an iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, late 2014). A while back the fusion drive died and I split them and used the SSD for the OS and an external 2TB SSD for storage. The only issue I have had with the ...
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Safari crashing on WSJ.com

In the last few days, Safari suddenly started crashing on WSJ.com. Particularly when opening articles with lots of ads, the page reloads several times then crashes saying “a problem repeatedly ...
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MacBook Pro crashing when going to sleep

I have a recently purchased MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) that crashes when it goes to sleep. It doesn't matter if I send it to sleep manually through the menu or by closing the lid, or if it goes to ...
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When memory usage is too high for too long, macOS becomes unresponsive while finder, dock and menu bar continually open and crash

Catalina 10.15.6 (19G73) MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) 2.4 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9 32 GB RAM While Chrome chews through memory, it seems to somehow do this through kernel_task. Eventually (after a few ...
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App Store apps can't be opened after upgrading macOS 10.12 to 10.13

I updated my Mac from 10.12.6 "Sierra" to 10.13.6 "High Sierra". Now every app that was installed using the App Store is not able to run anymore. They all give me the following 2 ...
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How to clear driver cache for USB-mouse (type A) on Mac

My Mac crashes somewhere between once per day and once per week, when I have too many applications open. When I start it again, then I'm unable to scroll up, on my external Logitech Mouse. Scrolling ...
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“Your computer restarted because of a problem mac” almost everyday

Almost once a day my mac restarts because of a problem, and I have no idea what the problem could be. Could it be the RAM? I have 8 GB of ram and I usually use 6-7 GB of it. This is the report that i ...
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Why does a programme that segfaults on launch, launch normally when “reopen”-ed twice?

I have just upgraded to macOS v11.0.1 (i.e., Big Sur). Among the applications that fail to launch after the upgrade is the Jitsi desktop client v2.10.5550. It segfaults during launch. However, there ...
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Mac keeps crashing after installing Big Sur to external SSD

My 2018 macbook pro never used to crash. However it has other problems with the hard drive storage. So I installed Big Sur onto an external SSD. Ever since this my mac crashes at random times, both ...
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Computer restarted because of a problem

I've tried all the basic troubleshooting steps already. I just upgraded to BigSur but was having the kernel panic before. It seems to happen randomly about once a month. This time it happened after I ...
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Is there a way to get a crash report (not a core dump) for a command line program?

If a macOS application crashes, CrashReporter will (optionally) pop up a window with a human-readable set of stack traces and the "Send to Apple" button. Is there a straightforward way to ...
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Disabling Thunderbolt-related kernel extensions in the SSV on Big Sur (Random Crashes 2015 Retina MacBook Pro)

EDIT: Do not do this. This created a startup error that has now forced me to reinstall my OS from Internet Recovery. I'm one of a number of MacBook Pro users unfortunately plagued by a longstanding ...
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Any iPhone app crashes whenever time radio dial is pressed

Problem A few weeks ago, I noticed that I could not add any new alarms on my iPhone. Eventually, I figured out what was going on: Whenever I press any button that launches a time-based radio dial (...
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Finder crashes whenever I try and open certain directory

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 and I have a strange issue whenever I try to open a particular directory in Finder, or even in Terminal (using open . while pwd). Attempting to open the directory causes ...
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HELP ! Terminal is frozen while copying files in recovery mode : What should I do?

total noob here, I have a late 2008 Macbook Pro that is finally (almost) dead. I've managed to use terminal in recovery mode to copy the contents of my User folder to an external drive using the cp ...
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I'm saving debug logs for iTerm2 but why can't I find them?

I can't find the file /tmp/debuglog.txt anywhere using finder. locate debuglog.txt failed because there is no database, so I've built one using sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com....
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Kernel Panic on 2014 Mac mini, Mojave

So I got error codes many months ago, which I was told were warnings, and my computer ended up having a faulty hard drive and it gave me a prohibited sign. I recently paid $150 to get the hard drive ...

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