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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Google Chrome crashes with EXC_BAD_INSTRUCTION on Sierra

New iMac running Sierra 10.12.5. 3 days ago suddenly started freezing intermittently for 3-5 minutes at a time. Activity Monitor was showing CPU spikes that corresponded to the freezes. Console ...
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iBooks and Notes crashing on startup

I installed the iOS 11 Beta, then downgraded back to iOS 10.3.2. I restored to my iCloud backup and everything looked alright. However, I am having issues after the restore, some of which include: ...
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MacBook Pro 2017 randomly restarts during sleep

I have a new MBP 15 inch, 2017 w/touchbar (MacOS 10.12.5) and it restarts randomly during sleep. I could not find any pattern in kernel panic logs (few latest attached). Anonymous UUID: ...
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MBP (Late 2013 Retina display) is shutting down randomly

I have a late 2013 15 inch MacBook Pro I bought off Amazon used. It has a core i7 2.0 Ghz processor and 16 GB of RAM. It's running Mac OS Sierra 10.12.4. The battery cycle count is 414. The problem ...
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2013 iMac 27" SSD Failure, Power Supply or Both?

I have a late 2013 27" iMac i7, 8GB RAM, 500GB SSD, running the laster version of Sierra 10.12.4 (I think) Two days ago I suddenly got the spinning beachball while browsing in Safari. However, after a ...
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Mac suddenly restarted due to 'problem' and then guest account appeared on login screen

The guest account appeared after a crash restart (with an unusual message and screen that I haven't seen in earlier system crashes). The guest account is now there despite it being turned off in the ...
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rMBP 15-inch, Mid 2015 Kernel Panics 10.12.4

New MacBook Pro 2015 Kernel Panics frequently. I have reset the PRAM yet the problem persists. Any ideas whats going on and how to fix? Here is the Panic report: Anonymous UUID: AF5640BB-45E1-...
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MacBook Pro crash recovery

I have problem with my MacBook Pro 2015 (i7, 16 GB RAM). It crashes when I open my session or enter in recovery mode. I did a SMC and NPRAM reset but no improvement. Internet recovery by Apple doesn'...
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I bought my Macbook Pro 15“ 2016 and restored the Time Machine back-up of the MacBook 12” 2016 everything seems messed up

iCloud notes are not syncing and something removed notes/folders reappear and every time I log out of iCloud with the MacBook Pro it forces me to change my iCloud password when I log back in. Now my ...
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How to solve the crashing problems with MacOS Sierra and interpret this log?

I have a Macbook 5,1, and installed a patched version of MacOS Sierra not long time ago. If it matters the battery is not original, and the magsafe is also replaced. It also used to crash often with ...
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MacBook Pro (13 inch, early 2015) crashing after use of Dual External Monitor

recently I have had a rather odd issue concerning the MacBook Pro 13 inch (early 2015) where it would crash after being unused for periods of 60-80 min when connected with a DisplayPort Cable to an ...
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Mac suddenly shuts down and doesn't respond

My MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch Early 2013) has been crashing abruptly. This is especially happening when I keep my machine in sleep mode. Scenario: When my machine goes to sleep, it won't respond to ...
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QuarkXPress crashes when opening one project

I am having a problem with QuarkXPress 9.5.4.0 on an iMac running Mac OS X 10.11.6. The problem is that whenever I try to open a particular project QuarkXPress crashes. I would normally have a ...
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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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iTunes crashes quickly after opening, every time

I'm running iTunes 12.6.0.100 and MacOS 10.2.3 on a late 2015 iMac. Every time I open iTunes, whether with a brand new local library or an external drive library I've had for several years, the app ...
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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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Page faults and kernel panics on iphone

I am an iOS user and i have recently started ecountering various issues on my iphone. Given statistics given by the system monitor app about 800 mb of my 1gb memory is used almost all of the time.In ...
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Safari lost half my extensions and passwords after a system crash

The crash was logged into console and it caused logout from my system. After I've logged in again Safari lost most of my passwords and extensions. I've already looked at this and it didn't help. I'm ...
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Terminal Crash on Macbook Air 2011, Mavericks

I've managed to wreck my Terminal of my Air's OS X (10.9.5) while running a sudo command (sudo mv git /etc/paths.d) during git installation. (Following https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4725389/how-...
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Keyboard Viewer crashes when I use keyboard command

When I try to invoke the Emoji and Keyboard Viewer via the Keyboard shortcut (CRTL + CMD + SPACEBAR), the menu bar icon crashes on me and the viewer does not invoke. I tried removing the preference ...
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Can I turn off swap and/or memory compression on macOS 10.12, Sierra?

Is there a way with macOS 10.12, Sierra, to safely turn off compressed memory? And is there a way to turn off safely swap? This was possible on macOS 10.9 and macOS 10.10. Although it sometimes ...
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Macbook pro crashes Whenever installing Matlab 2016?

Okay so, I have a Macbook Pro mid-2012 macOS Sierra 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD. I need Matlab for my work. And whenever I put Matlab on installation it does install up to 60% but in it sixties somewhere ...
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Sierra sudden shutdown and WiFi crashlogs

I have a very similar problem as outlined here. Several fresh installations of 10.12.3 as well as the beta did not fix the sudden restarts. I'm using a Mid 2014 MacBook Pro Retina with dedicated GPU. ...
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Google Chrome Helper Using Up Too Much Memory

Google Chrome Helper is appearing in Activity Monitor a dozen times and overall using a ton of memory. How do I curtail this? Most advice columns say to go to my plugins and check "Play on click", ...
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Safari force quites on typing the three letters “sac” on search bar

You might not believe me. So I have attached a video link below. I tried clearing history and restarting the computer, etc. It doesn't work. Is the combination "sac" something for quitting the app? ...
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More sudden, unexpected logouts

I've just started seeing behavior similar to this other question on 10.12.3 "Sierra". Both times, I was using Chrome to look at web sites which showed moving images. Suddenly I found myself looking ...
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My macbook pro os x sierra 10.12.3 keeps crashing and report AirPortBrcm4360 issue

My configuration : MacOS Sierra 10.12.3 (16D32) MacBook Pro (Retina, 15', late 2013), Model: MacBookPro11,2 2 GHz Intel Core i7 (i7-4750HQ) CPU: 4-core . BANK 0/DIMM0 .. 4 GB ...
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iMessage crashes upon opening (Cannot text) [duplicate]

Whenever I open my iMessage on my iPhone it crashes. Someone sent a message that contained like 5000 of these (and I'm not even exaggerating) that's about 50000 characters. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡° ) Please ...
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How to make Google Chrome Helper not use as much CPU

I've found solutions for this problem but they dont seem applicable now in 2017. For some reason, Google Chrome Helper is using a lot of my CPU and fans are going full blast. I found this link on ...
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Macbook Pro 2012 crash on startup

I was getting the annoying "unplug the device using too much power to re-enable usb devices" notification for a while, but no USB devices were plugged in, so I just ignored the problem. Today I wanted ...
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Terminal has been unstable since last upgrade (OSX 10.12.2)

I have had repeated Terminal.app crashes while working with the command line, whether on the local computer or shelled into a Linux VPS. Is this a known issue? Are there alternative CLI terminal ...
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MBP frequent crashes from kernel panic caused by memory faults?

There are 4 very similar crash reports listed here: http://pastebin.com/y7NUNJt6 The starting lines suggest to me it might be a CRC check failure but what do I know ;-) This tends to happen with the ...
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Should shut down be logged as “crash”?

Some time ago, I started having minor problems. The "least minor" was that shutdown took more than ten minutes. With an SSD internal and nothing external, this didn't seem right. But when I used '...
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Vim the editor keeps crashing on Sierra

I love using Vim through Terminal.app. Everything was fine until three days ago, when Vim starts to crashing. Each crash happens when I enter a newline('\n') character in the Edit Mode, but not every ...
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Where are crash logs after a system freeze?

When your entire macOS freezes up and restarts, are there crash logs or core dumps to diagnose the problem? I would in particular like to know which kernel module was active at the time of the crash. ...
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My MacBook keeps crashing

My Mac keeps crashing with the same error: a freed zone element has been modified in zone kalloc.64 Here are four crash reports I collected over a period of time. It happens no matter what I'm ...
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Stocks app crashes on launch after moving from iPhone to iPad on iOS 6.1.3

I want to port the Stocks app from iPhone to iPad. I transferred Stocks.app and the relevant frameworks files from iPhone 4 iOS 6.1.3 to iPad 2 iOS 6.1.3. The files are zipped via iFile on iPhone and ...
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Late 2015 iMac 27 freezes than crashes and restarts - often and apparently randomly

I purchased this late 2015 iMac 27 with built in 8GB of memory in September of 2016. Shortly thereafter I replaced the original memory with Adamanta 32GB (4x8GB) Apple Memory Upgrade for Late 2015 ...
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Is it possible to stream Pandora over wi-fi on a sleeping MacBook Pro under El Capitan?

To slightly rephrase the question, should it be necessary to disable HD sleep in the Energy Saver pane as a means to maintain a live wi-fi connection as the computer becomes idle and enters sleep? ...
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kernel_task high CPU consumption and slow Mac

It's not a new problem, I'm facing it for sometime now. My MacBook runs fine all the time but this kernel_task issue occurs whenever it awakes from sleep. No issues with DisplaySleep. I can't put the ...
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Chrome crashes computer when I insert USB Ethernet adapter

It seems that Chrome causes a crash on macOS whenever I insert a USB Ethernet adapter. For a long time I didn't know the reason; I just plugged it in and tried it again and again until my Mac ...
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MacBook Pro OS X and Windows Crash

I have a Mac-Book Pro on which i have windows 7 installed on Bootcamp partition, yesterday while working it suddenly crashed, I saw a blue screen for less than half a second and the system restarted ...
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CPU freezes after Sierra update

Last night I managed to update to Sierra. Now there is a problem with the OS X speed. I read that there are Spotlight and iPhotos indexing stuff in the background. However, the main CPU usage comes ...
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MacBook Air crashes when plugging in Android devices

For the past few days, developing on an Android device has been a nightmare on my MacBook Air (mid-2013) model. Here's what happens: I plug in an Android device (tested with 3 different devices and ...
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Xcode 8.2.1 crashes on opening project with array index out of bounds

I just upgraded to Xcode 8.2.1 and Xcode crashes every time I open my project with the following traceback. I verified that an older version of Xcode (8.1) can still open the project file. Any help ...
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Apple safari is crashing again and again

My Safari browser is crashing again and again while I am working , this is the error that It prompts to send to apple overtime it crashes. Process: com.apple.Safari.SafeBrowsing.Service ...
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Crash when waking up on Sierra 10.12.1 (16B2555)

I believe these crashes started after the recent upgrade to Sierra. Full computer specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014), 2,2 GHz Intel Core i7, 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3, Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB. ...
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Safari crashes when I open it

After restarting my MacBook, I want to open Safari. Safari asks me if I want re-open my windows or just restart Safari. Whatever I do, Safari crashes and i can't open it. I have tried to create a ...
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MacBook Pro crash after sleeping for a long time

I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2016) running macOS Sierra 10.12.1 (16B2659). Recently I found out that if I left my machine sleeping for a long amount of time (about 15+ hours), it will cause a ...
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MacBook Pro Late 2016 Kernel Panics (Sierra 10.12.1)

New MacBook Pro 2016 has only been in use for 2 weeks. Kernel Panics frequently when in use and also while trying to reinstall Sierra. I have reset the PRAM yet the problem persists. Any ideas whats ...