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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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, ...
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macOS freeze - How to find faulty software or system crash logs?

For 6 months now my Mac freezes 4 to 5 times a week, forcing me to reboot. The software I run the most when my Mac freezes are: Google Chrome and Molotov.tv. I don't notice anything wrong in ...
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WindowServer crashes with external monitor on macOS High Sierra

For now I have a following issue: When I connect my external monitor (DELL P2418D) to my mac (MacBook Pro 15 2015), everything works fine, but after some long period of sleep(20-30 minutes or more), ...
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iPhone 5s 16GB iOS11 randomly restarts

I think it has to do with iOS 11. I have tried updating to latest 11.2.1, but it did not help, also tried backup, reset, and restore did not help. Does anyone have a solution? EDIT 12/21: I should ...
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What's the normal value for cached files?

My computers been randomly shutting down. I've noticed on activity monitor that cached files is almost always at 8GB+, even with no programs running. Is this a normal value? If not, how do I diagnose ...
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Is there an index / explanation for Shutdown cause -63 in the system log?

I am using MacBookPro12,1 (early 2015 model) and it restarts randomly without any warning. In the log, I found this: 2017-12-14 20:51:50 Previous shutdown cause: 5 2017-12-15 10:37:31 Previous ...
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MacOS High Sierra crashes after a while

Every time I start my MacBook, everything works fine. For around 3 minutes. Afterwards, it crashes with a kernel panic. I am forced to write this question in safe mode, as booting normally will make ...
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LG Ultrafine crashing MacBook - Panic Report - UPSB: thunderbolt power on failed

MacBook powered from the monitor. Locking screen. No waking up, computer restarted due to crash. It's happening over and over again. Anonymous UUID: 9678FF68-9D96-49C0-35C6-02F05323418E ...
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Skype Crash Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1 - How to fix this?

To start by saying that I fixed the 'first crash' by disabling the notification within skype it was crashing as soon as someone send a message while Skype was in the background. I thought I'll just ...
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Mac Sleep Wake Failure

I've got an iMac running High Sierra, and over the last couple of months it has developed a problem where it spontaneously reboots itself about once a day. The reboots always occur when the iMac is ...
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Crashes related to Remote Access?

I hate to sound like everybody else. I think my computer is being accessed by somebody, likely the somebody that gifted the computer to me. I don't thing it beneath him at all, or by somebody else. ...
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MacBook Pro crashes when plugging in 3 4k screens

I have a Late 2013 MacBook Pro with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB graphics card running macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, and when I attempt to connect 3 4k screens (2 Mini DisplayPort, 1 HDMI) while running ...
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Macbook pro 2016 keeps getting panic mode

I have a Macbook Pro 13" 2016, without Touchbar (16G1036, macOS 10.12.6) that has been randomly crashing since it was purchased. Last week it gave the message Your computer has been shutdown due to ...
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Strange graphics behaviour after rm -rf /

I've received sudo rm -rf on my machine (MacBook Pro 2017 13", Sierra). As it's expected, most of applications disappeared or stopped working. I had to reinstall MacOS completely from the recovery ...
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Is macOS known to completely crash due to a bad boot drive?

I've got a mid-2013 11" MacBook Air that I fixed up. It had no SSD when I got it but I've been running it off an external USB 3 hard drive fine for about a year and a half including backpacking ...
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Catch-22 for old Pages version on ancient old MBP (late-2008)

after having worked perfectly fine for 9 years, my Pages (iWork '08) keeps crashing lately and, as of today, crashes when I do the simplest actions. I operate on a late-2008 MBP which I've upgraded to ...
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Late 2013 MacBook Pro subject to frequent crashing

My late 2013 MacBook Pro has began crashing frequently, sometimes when it is just "idling", and sometimes when I am Word Processing. Here are some of the things that I have noticed. This happens ...
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Macbook Pro, Restart in Sleep Mode/Idle-Mode

i have a Problem with my Mid 2012 Macbook Pro (MacbookPro9,2). Sometimes when i close the lid, it is restarting after some time. This is also hearable by the start sound. No special Software is ...
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Mac OS Sierra keeps crashing all of a sudden (panic)

Not always, but usually when I try to wake my Macbook Pro up from screen saver it panics. I've tried to find what could be causing it, but I'm at a loss here. Here's an EtreCheck log, hope it's of ...
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What sort of logs will help me debug why my mac is regularly freezing?

My 2017 iMac running macOS 10.12.6 has a problem that occurs on a roughly weekly basis where the entire system will gradually freeze. The symptoms are that an application will lock up with the ...
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iPad Wi-Fi connection issues, including showing as connected with Wi-Fi disabled

I've got a fairly new iPad, running iOS 10.3, which is doing some very odd things with Wi-Fi. Specifically, having issues with deciding it's properly connected to Wi-Fi. Sometimes, when I go into the ...
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MacBook Pro crashes randomly after dropping it on the floor

A few days ago my MacBook Pro slipped out of my hands and fell onto the tile floor. The outside got banged up quite a bit and the Touch Bar no longer lights up but still responds to touches sometimes ...
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WD Drive Utilities app crashing on launch?

Today, the WD Drive Utilities app on macOS started crashing on launch. This is very strange, since it was working fine as of yesterday. I have three versions of the app: v2.0.4.9 (preinstalled on WD ...
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iOS 11: iPhone freezes/shuts down since update

Ever since iOS 11 came out, my iPhone 6s intermittently "freezes" or "shuts down". It's difficult to phrase it exactly, because I typically see some different behaviours: The phone freezes and is ...
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iMovie crashes on startup

I've just installed iMovie from the App Store. When I run it, it crashes after the Welcome wizard. I've rebooted, deleted and reinstalled, and the same thing happens each time. I've tried opening ...
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Many audio apps hang in High Sierra after an upgrade from Sierra

I'm seeing several apps hang: iTunes does not load. Spotify and other audio apps do not play sound. Chrome and Safari hang when playing videos. All the apps worked in other versions of macOS but ...
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Repeated crashes of Photos app due to signal: Bus error: 10

I'm not sure if I'm the only one but every time I click 'Edit' on a photo that has already been edited by the previous version of Photos, it just crashes. This is frustrating because I did a lot of ...
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Macbook crashes maybe after ram replacement or not

I have MacBook 17' early 2011, that max ram is supposed to be 8gb, but I recently installed Crucial 16gb new ram. I had it crashing several times and not turning on, but finally, it worked out and it ...
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macOS 10.12.6: Panic, assertion failed: ifp->if_sndbyte_total >= len, bsd/netinet/in_pcb.c, line: 3458

I am getting sporadic kernel panics like this: *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff80189d435f): assertion failed: ifp->if_sndbyte_total >= len, file: /Library/Caches/com.apple.xbs/...
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Where to look for MacOS crash [duplicate]

"Your Mac restarted due to a problem." System.log showed boot time as 17:19 and the last message before was 17:13 but things had been working in the five minutes before the restart. Six log files ...
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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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Reboot application without restarting Mac

Whenever I try to open Preview on my MacBook, the application doesn't work and I need to force quit it. I would usually restart my Mac to resolve the issue, but I have some code running on the same ...
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How to Delay the Loading of a Kext?

The way the question in the title is framed might be of general interest. The concrete problem or example that this question should be applied to is: Finding the optimal solution to hack an ...
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Macbook Pro 8,2 Crashing During Login

Specs: Early 2011 15" Macbook Pro (Sierra). RAM upgraded October 2016, 16GB Corsair SSD upgraded July 2016, 256GB SanDisk Battery replaced January 2016 Logic board replaced February 2016 (replaced ...
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Macbook display flashing when using Terminal [duplicate]

the macbook I use for work will very occasionally 'blink' or 'flicker' while using external machine connections such as the Terminal or programs that connect to databases (used for work). As a bonus, ...
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Crash with error “No more room to grow table”

For the past week or so my computer has been crashing at least once a day with the same error. *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff8018318b7f): "No more room to grow table: ...
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MacBook Pro Early 2015 freezes and crashes when viewing a presentation at PowerPoint 2016

I'm running El Capitan 10.11.6 I believe this happened for 3 times already. When I view a presentation (Slide Show Mode) at PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, there are times when it lags and freezes; I would ...
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MacBook Pro RAM Failures when testing with rember

I am facing with an interesting problem that; if I use my both memory modules ( 2 x 8gb,1333 ) I am having memory issues and macbook crashes. I did run some hardware tests (Pressing D during the ...
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MacBook Pro suddenly does not boot and acts very strange

Suddenly when booting up my MacBook Pro I got the message in the image It restarted by itself a couple of times giving the same crash message. Then it wouldn't boot at all. It would just go black ...
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MacBook Pro freeze and goes off by kernel panic

For several weeks, my mac bug when I use Chrome or Photoshop. The mouse cursor make rainbow loops, for 2/3 minutes I can't do anything and voilà, it turns off alone ! This happens 2/3 times a day! ...
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Can you actually use Terminal to crash your computer?

People who don't understand Terminal are often afraid to use it for fear that they might mess up their command and crash their computer. Those who know Terminal better know that that's not the case - ...
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What is this /tmp/*/timingsafe crash?

I've got this weird crash of /private/tmp/*/timingsafe which doesn't exist invoked from sh parent process which also doesn't exist. Here are the details: Process: timingsafe [99822] ...
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macOs Sierra arabesque screensaver crash in preview and can't be set

I have a Macbook Air 11.6" (early 2015) with macOS 10.12.6 installed on my Mac, and I noticed that the arabesque screensaver is not functioning properly. It crashed when previewing the screensaver in ...
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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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MacBook Pro kernel panic after speaker change

I have recently changed the speakers of my 13" retina MacBook Pro(Mid 2014, MacOS Sierra) and after few days my Macbook crashed while scanning a document using an HP printer which was connected via ...
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Difference Between macOS Locking and a Kernel Panic

Why is it that macOS Sierra, when something goes awry, sometimes has a kernel panic, but other times just freezes completely (can't move mouse, use keyboard, etc.)? Is one worse than the other? ...
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Yosemite crashes, goes to a black screen and then wakes on a login screen?

Ive got an issue on a mac mini running 10.10.5 where it will crash, the screens goes black and about 30 seconds later the screens wake up again, on the login page. I believe the issue is being ...
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Can't Preview deal with many photos?

I've just migrated to Mac from Windows and the adaptation process has been a bumpy ride. I now have a question regarding Preview. I just got back from a trip and have some 3GB of photos (DNG) that I ...