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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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Google Chrome crashes with an “Untitled” page error and causes other apps on laptop to crash as well

I'm using a Macbook Pro running Catalina. I recently purchased this laptop like a few months ago and immediately migrated my data from my old Macbook to the new one using the Time-Machine app. This ...
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Catalina: After some hours various things start to crash and/or stop working

I have noticeg that after some hours or so, Google Chrome starts giving a crashing extensions message, and at that time everything starts acting weird. If I try to open an application it says "Can't ...
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Catalina crashing at shutdown with this error

I have an iMac late 2012 with 24GB or RAM and 3 USB disks connected to it, all running time machine in sequence. After updating to catalina, every time I shutdown the system it takes ages to shutdown ...
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MacBook Pro 15" mid 2015 retina randomly freezing, trying to pinpoint the issue (not sleep related)

My MacBook Pro (15-inch, Retina, Mid 2015, fresh install of latest Catalina) freezes randomly. It requires a hard shutdown (power button for > 5 secs) and then it takes a while to turn on. The MacBook ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 system crash

I recently got a MacBook pro-2015, I erased the disk and installed macOS Catalina then I started installing some programs like Chrome and Slack and it started crashing suddenly and frequently, I tried ...
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Kernel Panic, especially at boot or sleeping mode: Thread “x” crashed. CPU issue?

I encounter some problems with my MBP late 2016. I thought it was from SSD, I have ejected it (now running on external one) I thought it was from RAM, I have run memtest86, the result was OK I have ...
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Intel Power Gadget causes kernel panics

The latest version of Intel Power Gadget (3.6.1) is causing frequent kernel panics in macOS Catalina (10.15.1), causing the system to freeze and then shut down. This happens when some app is already ...
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Heavy issues with Finder make iMac unusable

My iMac 2017 (i7 4.2 Ghz, 40 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD) ran very well for around two years. Unfortunately, not anymore: Lately, I have severe issues with the Finder and it – honestly! – drives me insane. It ...
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Determine which app is opening too many files

Sometimes my Mac starts behaving weirdly, a typical symptom being that I can't open certain apps that were working just fine recently. This just happened and I traced this issue to an excess of open ...
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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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crashing MacBook Pro :(

I have a MacBook Pro from 2010 with 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo and 4 GB of RAM. Lately I am getting many kernel panics when my MacBook Pro is under high load, such as when copying, playing video's, ...
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Python continuously crashing after Catalina update

During my regular development tasks, there is no problem with python. I can activate my virtual environments, interpreter and keep on development with no error whatsoever. However, randomly MacOS ...
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2018 Mac Mini getting crashing under load

I just bought a brand-new 2018 Mac mini (i5, 32GB RAM, 256GB SSD) and it has started Kernel Panicking (I assume? it stops outputting to the display and the fan gets really loud for a second, the LED ...
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What caused my Mac to crash?

I have two files from the crash. First is the report that is sent to Apple. And the second one is from the Console app crash report. It's a new Mac and it's been running for only a couple days. That'...
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MacBook Pro keeps crashing [hardware issue?]

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) running on Version 10.15.2. It happens a couple of times now this week. Is this a hardware issue? Should I just bring my MacBook pro to the store?...
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crashes after sleep

in the last few weeks I Have had multiple crashes a day after the Mac goes to sleep. here is the log zeltak@imbp-50:~|⇒ log show --predicate 'eventMessage contains "Previous shutdown cause"' --last ...
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MacBook Air keeps crashing due to memory problem

After I installed the new macOS Catalina update, every time I finish working on a project on Eclipse, my Macbook Air crashes. The message I get after it restarts is that it is a memory problem. If I ...
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Kernel panic Macbook Pro 2015 Mojave - Stackshot Reason: Sleep transition timed out after 180 seconds while entering darkwake on way to sleep

I don't know what to do, I got this kernel panic yesterday. Any help would be appreciated, thanks. PS: Can't post the entire error log because it surpasses the character limit. UUID: E4AD7177-E1CB-...
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Screen distorted, has greenish tint and does not boot completely after the Apple logo and progress bar loads

My Macbook Pro 2011 hung so I forced restarted it but on restart the screen was bit distorted and had greenish tint (Picture below) also it never goes past the Apple logo and progress bar to boot ...
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Macbook Pro Crashing and Startup Failure

Firstly, some background information for the problem: My girlfriend's Macbook Pro had an issue that was annoying, but not fatal. Roughly once a day (but sometimes not for a few days, and sometimes ...
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mail - pop account crashes mail when it checks

I'm using osx mail with a pop account (need for my workflow). Issue: when mail opens and checks the a specific pop account mail crashes. It's only this specific account. Other pop accounts work. ...
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Is it safe to install Sierra with Apple Store blocked?

I have tried to install El Capitan to the Mid 2011 İMac with 10.7.2 (Or maybe 10.7.5) and then it gave me do not cross icon at boot and it is useless now. I downloaded install os dmg file to my own ...
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MacBook Air Sierra install fail: Couldn't mount base system dmg! (error code 60)

I have a MacBook Air and I tried running a Sierra install USB on it. Everything went smoothly but it showed "An error occurred while preparing the installation." So I looked that up on the internet ...
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xquartz crashing after update of Xcode to 11.2.1 Mojave

After updating Xcode to 11.2.1 on my macbook (10.14.6) xquartz(2.7.11) kept crashing. I checked the configuration on my imac (10.14.6); there is Xcode 10.3, xquartz 2.7.11, running smoothly. Re-...
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Kernel panic on MacBook 2009

Spam filter would not let me paste the error in my post so I've included a link as requested below. https://nopaste.xyz/?7a089661db97f035#bpjQp6YUCI1++uC/cbEyxNREZJzE0ZBoY1emHCNDF7o= Anonymous UUID: ...
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Macbook Pro - Early 2013 - Rebooting

my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) keeps crashing and rebooting. I can't seem to figure out the issue. hoping someone can help - Here's the problem report that it's showing me now that it'...
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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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“SafariBookmarksSyncAgent quit unexpectedly” Keeps Popping Up and Cannot Open Safari

I updated safari to 11.1 yesterday and ever since it has been popping up the same message "SafariBookmarksSyncAgent quit unexpectedly" and it just continues to come back. I cant open Safari either ...
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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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Catalina crashes whenever I open Safari, Chrome, Finder or other applications

Recently I have upgraded my Mac to Catalina, and it crashes whenever I open Safari, Chrome, Finder or other applications. I am not able to use any of my stuff and my laptop is lagging heavily. Even ...
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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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Can't login after failed Catalina update, possibly because of both kernal panic AND low disk space?

yesterday I started getting the message: "Your computer restarted because of a problem" so I took the first suggested solution and decided to upgrade from High Sierra to Catalina. Towards the end of ...
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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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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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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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iMac logging out whenever seemingly stressful programs are launched

Recently my mac has been mysteriously logging itself out whenever I attempt to launch any resource-intensive programs, such as games (roblox) and 3D applications. I have looked at many solutions to ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 Random Restart > Previous shutdown cause: -20

I have MacBook Pro 2018 (Mojave 10.14.1) just brought it 3 weeks ago, now i have random restart when i use it. i only browse internet, play spotify but suddenly the screen goes black and it ...
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Macbook frequently crashes during video chat. How can I debug this?

Frequently, and for no apparent reason, my Macbook Pro 15,1 with macOS 10.14.6 freezes, then hard-crashes during video chats (hangouts, slack, FaceTime). I have not seen this problem during regular ...
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iMac 14,2 crashing after 10.14.2 upgrade

Just upgraded to 10.14.2 and my iMac won't stay up for more than a few minutes. I've seen some chatter around about crashing on sleep, but I've disabled sleep and the crashes still happen. I've only ...
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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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Macbook pro screen flicker unable to start

My MacBook pro 15” retina was having screen flicker issue & given to apple authorized service centre. They have formatted the disk & reinstalled OS & told me that there was no hardware ...
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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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Macbook sudden black screen & Shutdown

My MacBook pro retina 15" Late 2013 8 gb RAM MacBookPro11,2 A1398 (EMC 2674 ) was shutting down by itself, and when I ran the command in terminal the log it says, kernel: (AppleSMC) Previous ...
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Macbook Pro Randomly restarting after RAM upgrade

I upgraded to 8 GB of ram today from 4 GB and my macbook is restarting randomly in about 10 minutes after booting Here's the crash log Hope someone can help Thu Jun 18 20:00:39 2015 *** Panic ...
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How to debug slow Chrome on MacBook Air?

I have a MacBook Air that is behaving poorly with Chrome. Symptoms include: Chrome often giving the "Ahh Snap" error message for lots of different websites, this happens frequently with the Google ...
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Macbook Air can't connect to internet after updating to Mojave

I recently updated my Mac to macOS Mojave, but it can no longer connect to the internet. It can connect to a Wi-Fi network (sometimes) but there is no internet connection. I have no Time Machine ...
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MacBook Pro error report

I received the following error report from my MacBook Pro: UUID: 334D8DD6-1F4F-4E65-8D2A-D8EC96CE2E52 Stackshot Reason: Sleep transition timed out after 180 seconds while entering darkwake on way to ...
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Bug: Preview crashes when reloading a PDF that has lost one or more pages

I use TeX a lot, and I've noticed that, while Acrobat Reader doesn't update PDFs when I recompile my .tex files in macOS [strange, since it does in Linux], Preview does. However, Preview has a strange ...
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Crash/restore renamed SSD system disk and emptied

I had what I think was a "system crash" of my 500 GB SSD that was my system disk. I now think it was because a keyboard malfunction was preventing proper boot operations. I have a 2008 MacPro running ...
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Xcode crashes when attempting to create a file

If I start up Xcode 10.3 on MacOS 10.14.6 and then try to create a new file (cmd-N), Xcode will crash. Actually trying to open any file will cause it to crash. The welcome window comes up as does all ...