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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 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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MBP rebooting after sleeping for a long time

After upgrading to OSX Catalina, my MBP seems to be rebooting after sleeping for an extended amount of time (usually overnight when I am sleeping). After booting it back up and logging back in it ...
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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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macOS Catalina crashing everytime

I have a 15" mid-2015 Retina MacBook Pro with 16 GB RAM. After doing a clean install for macOS Catalina, my RMBP always freezes and after a couple of seconds, it shows kernel panic message and ...
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macOS crashes when watching fullscreen video in Chrome

I'm not sure this is a macOS bug, a Chrome bug or something else but my macOS crashes when I'm watching fullscreen video in Chrome. By crashing I mean that I'm suddenly logged out from the system and ...
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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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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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Safari tabs, NSPOSIXErrorDomain:24 and file descriptors

I'm sorry for the duplicating question, I didn't see this specific platform for Apple :) I have a serious problem with file descriptors and I have tried everything. My laptop: MacBook Pro 13" ...
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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Repeated crash errors following El Capitan Upgrade

I upgraded to El Capitan and I keep getting repeated crash errors for the following: Process: com.apple.geod [803] Path: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/GeoServices.framework/Versions/...
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MacBook Pro (13 inch, mid 2009) crashing hard in Safari; can't run Apple hardware testm

Several months ago my Mac started crashing. Usually it happens exactly when I click a link in Safari (Edit: I tested with Chrome and get the same behavior). I click a link, the page starts to load, ...
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Yosemite Regularly Crashes, Returns to Login Screen

I have a Macbook Pro 6,2 (mid-2010 model) with Yosemite installed. Recently, my computer has started crashing in a number of ways. First of all, it often crashes and bumps me back to the login screen (...
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Dongle Crashing

I updated my Mac to 10.9.5. Ater updating, my Vodafone 3G dongle started crashing. Process: Vodafone K4201 I [27832] Path: /Applications/Vodafone K4201 I.app/Contents/MacOS/...
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How to restore chrome tabs after my Mac got crashed and was subject to reboot automatically?

My Mac got crashed and was forced to be restarted automatically. And so my Chrome and Chromium session were gone too, on which when I opened them after the reboot of my Mac, "restore the last session" ...
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Why is the diagnostic message history not writable as normal user?

When I use normally the OS as a plain user I get frequent console messages like: 20/05/14 08:21:28,194 SubmitDiagInfo[5376]: Launched to submit Diagnostics and Usage 20/05/14 08:21:28,735 ...
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Daily Kernel Panic on my MacBook Pro

My MacBook Pro kernel panics daily. I have clean-installed Mavericks yet it's not fixed. Could you tell me what is wrong from these reports? panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff8006adbf5e): Kernel trap at ...
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Let's try to fix the "Sleep Wake failure in EFI -- Failure code:: 0xffffffff 0x0000001f"

I have had this well-known issue for a way too long time... Now it got unbearable and I'm hoping to find help here. The issue For those unfamiliar with it, here's the general description: Starting ...
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Monterey - repeated kernel panics : watchdog timeout: no successful checkins from dfrd in 180 seconds

My MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) is experiencing repeated kernel panics with the message below: panic(cpu 1 caller 0xfffffff02856d6ec): userspace watchdog timeout: no successful checkins from dfrd in ...
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How do I start my rMBP fans BEFORE login?

My rMBP late 2013, 15 inch, running Mojave 10.14, has some issues with the graphics card overheating. Once I'm logged in and have Macs Fan Control running, it's fairly stable unless I run some GPU ...
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2017 iMac crashes when booted from thunderbolt SSD

My dad's 2017 iMac with the 5400-rpm internal hard drive was painfully slow, so I installed Big Sur on an external 1TB Thunderbolt SSD and migrated the contents of the internal drive onto it. I am ...
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M1: Frequent kernel panics on `BNBTrackpadDevice::setPowerState`

My M1 Air experiences frequent (several times a week) kernel panics due to BNBTrackpadDevice::setPowerState timing out after around 10 seconds. Stack trace is here (Pastebin link, because SE thinks my ...
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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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What causes garbled window headers and blank menus (see pic), and can I resolve without hard reboot?

At random times, all the window headers and menus on my Mac become garbled or blank. See picture. The mouse remains responsive but I cannot select or even see any menus, I can't even reboot. The only ...
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MacBook Pro 15 uses 60+ GB of swap memory

So, today something quite weird happened. I was watching a video on my MacBook Pro, and I noticed the fans started to ramp up quite a bit. I didn't think too much of it at first, since it often ...
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New iMac repeatedly crashing every 30 minutess

My new iMac repeatedly crashes every 30 minutes or so, and has done so for the past 2 weeks. This is the crash report: Can anyone can give some tips please? panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff8010649b8a): ...
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Apps hanging constantly on Catalina

I have apps hanging constantly on catalina. Right now TextEdit is hanged. I have tried to close a textfile that was being edited and boom, textedit is hanged. Looking at Activity Monitor I see two ...
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Skype won't open on macOS Catalina

I'm on macOS Catalina. Recently Skype has stopped opening. It appears to work then immediately quits. I tried look into privacy, I see nothing there. I tried reboot same result. I tried reinstall ...
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New iPhone 11 crashes and reboots every day

I have a new iPhone 11 with iOS 13.3. It crashes about twice a day. The log file always says: {"bug_type":"210","timestamp":"2020-01-04 15:39:19.96 +0100","os_version":"iPhone OS 13.3 (17C54)","...
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macOS Mojave timed bug, Keychain password prompt by system services, Menu Bar disappears, windows become unfocusable

macOS Mojave version: 10.14.6 (18G87) I've been having a rather strange, but insanely annoying issue that occurs after a few days of uptime as of late with the following symptoms: The Menu Bar ...
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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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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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My iMac keeps crashing

I have a 27" Late 2013 iMac with 8GB RAM and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M (2GB) GPU. Last year my iMac started crashing now and then. Not only that, when it's in sleep mode it just falls out. I have to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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