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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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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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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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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How to fix the error: “AppleSpell” tried to hijack endpoint “it (Apple)_OpenStep” from owner?

I have 3 macs that all produce this error repeatedly in the console, and I cant figure out the root cause of it. It leads to various system stalls and memory issues. (Currently troubleshooting on ...
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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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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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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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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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⌥ +⇧ + 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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CrashReporter — what are '+' symbols?

Binary Images: 0x10225d000 - 0x102261fff com.apple.AmbientDisplayAgent (1.0 - 1) <9765C1E9-AB12-3755-B5DE-8CC9D53D3C22> /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/AmbientDisplay.framework/...
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Randomly kicked to login screen

El Capitan - 10.10.3 Randomly kicked to login screen. I'll just be working and suddenly be logged out. This'll sometimes happen while sleeping too, and I'll open the computer and I'll be at the login ...
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Keychain popup freezes my safari when I visit specific sites

So I'm usually a chrome user, but ever since buying a macbook pro, I switched to safari because chrome drained my battery like mad and it generated too much heat. The transition wasn't bad, I actually ...
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Mail keeps crashing when clicking on gmail mailbox

since yesterday afternoon my Mail.app keeps crashing when I am clicking on my gmail mailbox. I instantly see the beachball and looking into Activity Monitor it tells me that Mail.app uses 100% CPU ...
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Kernel panic related to DirtyJetsamMemoryLimit?

I've been having random crashes (freezes or kernel panics requiring hard reboots) but I can't seem to pin down the cause. Looking in Console.app on restart, the only common factor seems to be related ...
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Application crashes; 'Gestalt selector gestaltSystemVersion' returning 10.9.2

I'm using Sublime Text 3, and I've got its icon in my dock. However, when I try to start it by clicking the icon, it immediately crashes with the following error (in Console); 08/04/15 16:57:11,828 ...
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Why is my mac mini shutting down randomly?

I have a late 2012 Mac Mini running 10.10.2 that I use as a server on my home network. A few months ago I've started finding it switched off at what seems like random times. It's not connected to a ...
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Bittorrent crashes on startup

I am running OS X Yosemite, and every time I try to open Bittorrent, it crashes. I can't think what has brought on this problem, but it was working fine before. I have attached a log file for you to ...
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Repeated Kernel Panic on 5K iMac

Anyone have any ideas what cause my iMac to crash? Here are some panic reports... Anonymous UUID: 80AC7863-37B8-41EC-B86D-74843925A2FD Fri Jan 23 11:45:47 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu ...
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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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MacBook Air crashes regularly

After purchasing my MacBook Air (MBA) in April 2013, the MBA crashes on a regular basis (1-2 times per week). All crashes occur after I wake up the MBA from a Sleep shutdown. I am brought to the ...
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Install of NetBeans crashing (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013)

I am trying to install NetBeans but the the MBP crashes with the following log entries Jan 3 10:39:13 my-osx launchservicesd[89]: Application App:"Installer" asn:0x0-4c04c pid:1593 refs=7 @ ...
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Chrooted processes crash with SIGBUS on Mac OS X 10.8.4

I'm trying to create chroot environment with Mac OS X 10.6 on Mac OS X 10.8.4. I've created disk image, installed Mac OS X 10.6.3 and combo update to 10.6.8 on it. When I run chroot /path/to/mounted/...
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Google Chrome Crash on Startup

I prefer to use Safari but I'm going into web design so I want to have a few browsers on my MacBook to view my work. When I try and open Chrome, it crashes on startup. This has been a problem since I ...