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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Mac randomly crashes, main boot volume disappears

Retina Macbook from 2017 running Mojave here. Every few days, my mac suddenly and randomly freezes (sometimes at times without user input) and crashes. When it tries to boot again, it fails and ...
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iMac randomly logging out (High Sierra and Mojave)

For the last month or so, my mac has been randomly logging out overnight. When I come back in the morning, it's at the login screen and all my applications need to restart. I know it's not a full ...
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Spotlight Repeatedly Silently Crashing

I have two Macs (10.12.6) on which spotlight is repeatedly silently crashing. What I mean by this is as I'm typing into spotlight, the search bar goes away, the search icon disappears from the menu ...
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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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MacBook Pro Shuts down because of a problem

This has happened twice in two weeks now. Here's the problem report in the form of one log: Anonymous UUID: C6100A0F-9E5F-C27D-1439-BD60D7545287 Sat Oct 6 12:21:14 2018 *** Panic Report *** ...
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Spotlight crashes when entering a specific query string

I have a folder on my mac which I access occasionally, let's say its name is FolderABC. I usually hit CMD + Space to bring up Spotlight, then type the name into it and it will be the first result. ...
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Can't Remove Kernel Extensions Under Mojave

After updating to Mojave my system crashes. It can only be started in safe-mode. According to crash logs from sysdiagnose, a particular extension is causing problems: 0xffffff811b0f3fa0 : ...
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How to disable codesign check on Logic Pro X plug-ins?

I run Logic Pro X and other software to make music, and some third party plugins make the program crash if they get a: Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (Code Signature Invalid) I can solve this ...
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Xcode will not open after updating to Xcode 10

I am on OS 10.13.6 in High Sierra. I just updated from Xcode 9.4.1 to Xcode 10. It now opens the application and instantly quits without me being able to do anything. I am unable to open any projects, ...
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XQuartz regularly crashing and restarting X11.bin

On MacOS X High Sierra (10.13.5) I regularly run XQuartz (2.7.11). I noticed that on a regular basis the focus was stollen on the active window: the 3 upper left buttons of the active window turn to ...
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Mac on Windows 10 blue screen of death

I've installed 64 bit Windows 10 onto a separate partition on a mac. This was done manually, as the bootcamp software that comes with MacOs creates a partition that Windows wouldn't install on. The ...
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iOS 11.4.1 Mail app w/ Exchange account keeps crashing “8badf00d”

Summary: iOS 11.4.1 Mail app keeps crashing with a specific Exchange account. I didn't have this problem with iOS 10 on my iPhone 7 Plus. This all became an issue when I starting using iOS 11 and ...
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macOS Mail crashes when window is closed (app brought into background)

For the last year (possibly longer) the Mail app on my iMac crashes after I close the window (not quit, just close using the red X button in the top left corner, or with cmd+w). This happens 100% of ...
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“No space left on device” despite 70GB free; can't create any files larger than 8.0MiB on iPad

iPad Pro 9.7" (1st gen) 256GB, iOS 10.2.1. Problem #1: I can't create files larger than 2-8MB (it varies upon reboot). This renders the iPad virtually unusuable. Many apps won't launch, apps won't ...
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Kernel Panic right after sleep in macOS High Sierra

Recently I have noticed my MacBook Pro restarting as soon as it tries going to sleep. If I plug it in and leave it on for the whole day, it will work fine. I have tried resetting SMC, NVRAM etc. ...
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Older Mac Pro spontaneously restarting, often with no panic log

My Early 2008 Mac Pro has worked pretty consistently for a decade but is now spontaneously restarting. It is running OS X 10.10.5 and I see no core updates available. I have avoided updating the OS ...
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Accidentally moved framework file to trash and now finder continuously fails [duplicate]

I have the exact same problem as this person: Accidentally deleted a system framework, macOS screwed!, except that I removed; Social.framework, Weathkit.framework and ContactsAgent.framework. Finder ...
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Fixing “spotlight quit unexpectedly”

On macOS 10.12.6 SIP was disabled (to issue an NVRAM command). Unrelated to that command, but very possibly related to disabled SIP: After a reboot the Spotlight icon is gone, the PreferencePane ...
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macbook pro 8,3 crashes

I have been having sporadic crashes for 2 weeks now; mouse simply disappears from screen while surfing the net and everything locks up; BUT, the restart causes the big problem: I get the pink screen ...
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Mac Chess app crashes each time i open it

Some days ago I played a few Chess games on the built-in chess app. But now each time i open up chess it does these steps: It makes the mouse a spinning color wheel The app crashes It says that '...
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⌥ +⇧ + 7 (backslash on Swedish keyboard) crashes programs on macOS High Sierra

Using macOS 10.13.4 I'm using the swedish keyboard layout on my iMac, and I've got a problem with my keyboard. Everytime I press "⌥ +⇧ + 7" the active program (some programs crashes after pressing it ...
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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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System crashes / logs out after visiting specific website

This might be a weird question, but I'm asking for some guidance for how to investigate this more. It's not a reproducible issue, but it happens often enough (e.g. a couple of times a week). Here's ...
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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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Upgraded a retina SSD, now I get random crashes/shutdowns with code 3. Why?

I recently upgraded an early-2015 13" Macbook Pro (A1502) from a 128GB SSD to a 256GB ssd. I used Carbon Copy Cloner to clone the original drive to an external 500GB, then booted off of that and ...
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Stuck after entering login user password

so, i am using macbook pro 13”2017with touchbar and using the latest version of macos high sierra just today when i tried to open my macbook, entering login password as normally i got into my mac and ...
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How to read the kernel panic report?

I've the following kernel panic Anonymous UUID: 55E7769C-B596-6BC8-7C49-B7292D9F3A27 Sun May 27 14:37:28 2018 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801ed88c2d): Kernel trap at ...
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High Sierra occasionally shows a white/grey screen and I have to switch off and restart

The picture attached shows what I see when my computer "crashes". It happens occasionally. It may be because of heavy load. Or because I have it open many hours. I don't really know. Has anyone else ...
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How to isolate cause of iMac System Crash

For the past six months I've been trying to isolate sporadic iMac system crashes unsuccessfully. The machine is a late 2012 iMac 3.4 GHz i7 with the 3tb fusion drive (replaced awhile back under the ...
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My hard drive says 5tb but finder can only see 320gb?

The drive has verified ok, disk repair sees no issue. I did a search in the Finder as advised. FOLDERS + CONTENTS <1 and it returned all my empty folders after a duplicate clean. Then I said "...
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Storage settings on iOS crashes while calculating

If I navigate to Settings > iPhone Storage and wait while storage usage is calculated (Text under the categories bar says "Calculating category sizes..." and the location where individual apps appear ...
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Mac Pro (2013) crashes a lot since upgrade from Mavericks (now on High Sierra)

I have a Mac Pro. Since upgrading from the original Mavericks it crashes - a lot. The way the Mac freezes varies with each new OS X upgrade and I'm currently on High Sierra but I suspect it's fallen ...
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MacOS 10.13: Visual Studio Won't Start

I've just downloaded and installed VS but it won't start. I don't get any errors at all, that app simply does nothing when launched (although it does load for a while). I didn't need Xcode so I didn't ...
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Based on what criteria are the crash logs of a process automatically deleted?

According to the Apple Tech Note https://developer.apple.com/library/content/technotes/tn2004/tn2123.html, "CrashReporter limits the number of crash log files for any given combination of user, ...
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Mac crashes/reboots if I get a ton of notifications at once while asleep

I'm unsure if this is a mac issue or a browser issue, I suspect the former so I'll try here first. In short, I have a few browser applications that generate desktop notifications. If I lock my mac ...
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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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Macbook white screen of death not able to boot

My macbook 2011 17.5" won't start. I tried all options listed here https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201255 on how to boot with different keycodes. Only single user mode seems to work everything else ...
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Preview crashes (beachball) when searching pdfs? Wants to save changes to multiple docs?

Preview has recently started hanging when I search pdf documents, which is really hindering my work. I get the beachball for a minute before it says it's 'saving changes' to multiple documents - even ...
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Update from Mac OS Sierra to High Sierra causes App to crash

I have a file sharing application which works like DropBox and Google Drive. The application works fine in Mac OS Sierra 10.3.2 and older. However when we update the OS to High Sierra (10.3.3) the app ...
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Can a bad battery cause random beachball and other crashes?

I have a 2015 MacBook Pro exhibiting strange, seemingly random, beachball and application freezes. Sometimes so bad the machine has to be force shutdown. On a recent hardware diagnostic test (hold D ...
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Kernel Panic Once A Week

I get the exact same kernel panic on my iMac 5K Late 2014 Edition pretty much once a week. Does anyone know what is causing it? Anonymous UUID: F36129E9-69E1-B321-06F7-0519199C40B7 Tue Mar 6 ...
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Why does my iPhone keep crashing except on low power mode?

I have a one year old iPhone 5s. After about six months of use it started crashing and restarting. This often happens when launching an app, when I imagine power consumption may be at its highest. ...
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High Sierra restored from ISO to USB drive stops at the stop sign

I've restored macOS High Sierra ISO file (downloaded from Torrent) to pendrive (16GB SanDisk's Cruzer Dial) using Disk Utility, however when booting from it (by pressing Alt and selecting the drive), ...
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Mac rebooting when in sleep

After I installed the last macOS updates in December it has been rebooting at random times when in sleep as per below: Feb 5 09:51:38 alisons-iMac MDCrashReportTool[921]: 921:66097152|...
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Early 2015 MacBook Pro running 10.13.3 kernel panics frequently

My early 2015 MBP keeps having kernel panics. I cannot seem to figure out what causes them from the error reports nor can I pin down a certain behavior that triggers them. Has anyone also experienced ...
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High Sierra upgrade failure and kernel panic

Endless loop of kernel panic and reboot after a crash during the upgrade from Sierra to High Sierra on a MacBook Air 2015. Since then when it was rebooted it sometimes tried to resume the upgrade but ...
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macOS High Sierra Freeze on every Screen Lock

Since the High Sierra update my Mac is freezing and restarts automatically whenever I lock the screen. After reboot I get a bug report popup which details the error: Anonymous UUID: 1E525FB8-...
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Ugly graphical glitches in High Sierra 10.13.2

recently I noticed that MacOS has become pretty unstable, in particular there is a new bug that is annoying me a lot. Since the computer has been started, it starts to collect some glitches on the ...
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Kernel panic during sleep mode

4 days ago my 2017 MacBook Pro started exhibiting a strange behaviour. Basically when it's in sleep mode, it crashes and when I open it I have to boot it again and the report shows a kernel panic, ...