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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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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What will I have to do if my Macbook Pro (2018)’s SSD crashes [on hold]

This is at this point hypothetical, but is something I think still worth asking. I had a Macbook Air 11-inch (2013) (A1465 EMC2631), and at multiple times (I think 2 or 3) throughout its 7-8 years (I ...
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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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CleanMyMac X crashed on launch [closed]

I'm trying to open CleanMyMac X v4.4.3.1 but it crashes on launch and here is the report: Process: CleanMyMac X [512] Path: /Applications/CleanMyMac X.app/Contents/...
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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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Plugging in external monitor “logs out” (crashes?) user session

When plugging a second external monitor, macOS Sierra "logs out" (crashes?) user session. I get presented with the login window. No error message. It's not just "show login window", because all apps ...
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iMac crashes after adding extra memory, any idea why?

My 2010 27" iMac just received a RAM upgrade: I bought a 16 GB RAM kit by Crucial on amazon. The specification meets this iMac model's requirement, and it has nice ratings. So right now the memory ...
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Some apps don't open even if deleted and reinstalled!

I have a problem here. Some apps I have installed don't even open and have this icon on my Springboard. My iOS version is 7.0.1. Jailbroken. Two of my Applications have ended like this. I tried ...
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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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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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Python quits unexpectedly

I am trying to run a python (2.7) script in Spyder 3.1.4 on Mojave 10.14.5, and python keeps quitting unexpectedly with the following error: Application Specific Information: crashed on child ...
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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 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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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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Battery percentage going up and down, MacBook Pro crashing randomly

I have a late 2016 MacBook Pro with macOS 10.13.2 High Sierra installed. I've had this problem from at least 3 months. At first, the battery percentage wasn't dancing like crazy but today it happened....
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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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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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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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Finder constantly not responding/freezing

My system I've read about a dozen similar questions to this. I'm running a 13" retina MacBook Pro and using El Capitan 10.11.6. System is generally stable. Model Name: MacBook Pro Model ...
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What is the normal fan speed on Mac computers

I have noticed that fan speed on my Mac is 499 rpm. Now this is a computer with installed OSX El Capitan, Xcode 8.2.1... I have noticed this when Xcode got crashed few weeks ago (the information was ...
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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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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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System crash after installing NVIDIA Web Driver on Sierra

I am building PyTorch with GPU support from source on my MacBook Pro. As CUDA related stuff being required, I have to install NVIDIA Web Driver instead of using the OS X Default Driver. However, the ...
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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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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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Word crashes with documents with “track changes” on

Word suddenly started crashing every time either a document with «track changes» is opened «track changes» is activated in a document and the document is changed This behaviour started without an ...
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MacBook Pro Mid 2010 13" freezes/restarts when applying pressure on specific part on the back

I own a MacBook Pro Mid 2010 13" that has been running fine up until now and it has already survived 2-3 minor falls off a table but after the last one every time I apply only slight pressure on the ...
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python2.7 cannot be opened because of a problem

Running into an odd issue when my system starts up: I have not been able to track the point of failure down yet. I assume that it is some application that is attempting to start at system startup, ...
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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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Panic Report initproc exited exit reason namespace 2 subcode 0xa description none

My MBA has been recently doing the beachball thing and Kernel panics. Does anyone knows what this crah report means? Anonymous UUID: 0BCEAA1D-32A3-1735-AF5F-607108F40027 Thu Jun 7 14:23:...
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Mac keeps restarting with kernel panic “UPSB thunderbolt power on failed”

Does anyone know what could be causing this? Happening at least daily now, sometimes multiple times :( Anonymous UUID: 9BD0D242-70AD-9DEC-BCA3-D8DCCE96A963 Sat Oct 6 09:25:04 2018 *** Panic ...
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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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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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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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“This UPX compressed binary contains an invalid Mach-O header and cannot be loaded.”

I'm trying to launch an older app in macOS Sierra. It worked fine in El Capitan, however since the update to Sierra it crashes immediately on launch with the error… This UPX compressed binary ...
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MacBook Pro crashes intermittently

My Mid-2014 15" MBP has been randomly crashing and I haven't been able to identify a pattern to the crashes. Here's a log right after a crash and automatic restart: Anonymous UUID: D3129405-...
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MacBook Pro black screens and shuts off after a few minutes' use

I have a MacBook Pro 15" (mid 2014, running Sierra). Recently, it has started black screening and shutting off shortly after, after a few minutes' use—let's say 3 to 10 minutes. The screen will go ...
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Mid-2015 MacBook Pro shuts off without warning when an Ethernet adapter is *not* plugged into a Thunderbolt port. Why?

I have been dealing with random crashes all of the time on my MacBook Pro. The screen will go black (not off) for about 30 seconds while the fans spin up to max, then everything shuts off. When I boot ...
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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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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....