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A special message thrown/displayed by software to indicate a problem, usually in a dialog box

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Removing User from Single User Mode Fails - MacOS 10.14

So I’m trying to delete a specific user account while avoiding the traditional SysPrefs method. I do have FileVault enabled and am running 10.14. This is what I’ve tried in Single User mode: /sbin/...
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Getting Syntax Error “Can’t get every text item.” while creating new Service on Mac

I am getting the following syntax error while creating new Service on Mac while using below script, I have attached screenshot as well: "Can’t get every text item." on searchReplace(theText, ...
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Apple iPhone won't connect to insecure website

A certificate is expired of an application of ours and a client still wants to access it. He is using an Apple iPhone and gets the message Safari cannot open the page because it could not establish ...
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Unable to download the newest bootcamp drivers for my windows partition

Bootcamp assistant is giving me this error : The Startup disk must be formatted as a single mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already partitioned by Boot Camp Assistant for installing Windows. ...
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Randomly my Mouse Scroll wheel controls volume

I was just doing some productivity on my mac and have my gaming mouse connected to my mac as usual but out of the blue without me changing anything, my mouse wheel is now controlling my volume and if ...
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Resetting an iPhone with 'No Service' error

A couple of days ago my iPhone 7 started to show 'No Service' error in the upper left corner of the screen. Tried several ways to fix this but nothing helps. While trying to reset it I got the error ...
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Device Console error: kernel compat_ifmu_ulist error 14

After looking through my Console log I noticed a strange error that seems to show up around 10 times a second or so. The error is coming from the kernel and shows up as one of the following 5 or so ...
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Screen showing prohibitory Sign while booting up with USB

I made an USB bootable using transmac in windows but whenever i tried to select the bootable USB using Option + Power button, it loads half the bar and the screen shows prohibitory sign like the "phi" ...
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PHP won't include files properly since updating to Mojave

On our office Mac, we have a local Apache server running through the software AMPPS. Prior to updating to Mojave, everything was working correctly. Now, after updating, there is an issue with using ...
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AMD-Action:downloadProduct:SP error on clean install [duplicate]

I'm getting the AMD-Action:downloadProduct:SP error when trying to reinstall macOS, it doesn't even get to the option to sign in with an apple ID. I've tried the solutions below but it's still not ...
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Restoring iPhone 5

I have an iPhone 5 that I tried to restore iOS 10.3.3 to. I have made sure that the .ipsw file matches the phone, and have updated iTunes. In iTunes, I get this error when I try to restore or update (...
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I can't install bootcamp [duplicate]

It says I have to have at least 42 GB or more but as you can see I have 55 GB available. Tried looking online for solutions but all they say is time machine but I have never used this and the "Backup ...
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Files disappear when I copy them (MacBook)

I am using a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and 1 TB Lenovo HDD 3.0 (Format: NTFS). I use Mounty to re-mount write-protected NTFS volumes. Some files appear greyed out as shown in the image ...
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Mac Menu Bar Won't Show Up (Not Hidden) and Unable to Start Any Apps

I think I might done something stupid so that I encounter such an error. Firstly, I am using MacBook Pro (late 2013), running on the latest Mac OS Mojave (ver.10.14.5). Today I was trying to save ...
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MacOS freeze on starting

I have got a problem. When I click turn on button on my MacBook, computer turns on. System starts and loads. But when a progress bar will go to end, system make white screen and freeze. How I can ...
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MacOS Sierra: ERROR: volume / is mounted with write access. Re-run with (-l) to freeze volume

MacBook Pro 17'' (Early 2011) with Sierra 10.12.6 e new SSD. I found this error in the Filesystem repair log, after installation of Sierra on my new SSD: /dev/rdisk1: ERROR: volume / is mounted with ...
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Cannot connect to public Wi-Fi: “a problem occurred”

Every time I try to connect to a public Wi-Fi with a login (train station, hotel), my Mac (macOS 10.14.4) connects but generates an error when asking for the credentials: Rebooting does not solve the ...
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What is the function of `Library/Application Support/updater_mcy/updater_mcy` file?

My Avast security app has isolated the following file: Library/Application Support/updater_mcy/updater_mcy Since this has happened, I think it has resulted in me getting error messages on my Mac ...
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iPad 4 is Disabled Error 3600 iOS 10.3.3

I have an iPad 4 that I haven't used for so long that I forgot the PIN. After too many tries now my iPad is disabled and now it requires iTunes to fix. (Error Showing: iPad is Disabled Connect to ...
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Insecure update error - SUPublicDSAKeyFile

A minute ago I had the following popup appear: Insecure update error! For security reasons, the file (dsa_pub.pem) indicated by the 'SUPublicDSAKeyFile' key needs to exist in the bundle's ...
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Audio issue when HDMI drawing tablet is connected?

I'm running a 13" Macbook pro 2017 with operating system Mojave 10.14.4. I have an HDMI connected tablet (Huion Gt-220). When I connect my drawing tablet to my computer, it locks out my sound for the ...
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How to delete macOS Installer boot

I tried to install a macOS High Sierra update, but I got the error "An error occurred installing macOS" and thus I decided to erase the Installer.app and dmg on my drive. Now every time I close my Mac ...
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How do I disable this red warning appearing in every new conversation in iMessage?

Every time I get a text-message from a new number, I get this big, red message: WARNING: Apple will never ask you to open Terminal or execute a command on your Mac, click a link, visit a website, ...
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MacBook Pro won’t connect to the Internet

I have been using my MacBook Pro for about 5 years with zero problems (running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6). I was using my iPhone XR as a Wi-Fi hotspot (as I’ve done millions of times before) two days ...
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Bootcamp Error Mojave

I can't run bootcamp because a error that can't partition disk! I've tried all the thinks in other questions. I've tried /sbin/fsck -fy No Time Machine, no FileVault. Mojave updated. Can you help ...
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“The file seems to be corrupted” (Apple Music)

I cannot for the life of me seem to redownload two particular tracks. One of them is "Wake Up" by Arcade Fire. No matter how many times I try and download it - iTunes will always complain that the ...
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Mojave: warning using disk utility: invalid bsd_flags

IMac: Using the disk utility, I get a warning: inode_val: object (oid 0x176461): invalid bsd_flags (0x10) strong text I have tried to erase HD and reinstall Mojave twice. In vain. Tried to restore ...
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Macbook froze, I turned it off, now login fails with “MacOS cannot be installed on your computer”

I was watching a video when my macbook pro froze. Finally I held down the power button until it turned off, then turned it back on again. After boot, I get an apple + loading bar for awhile, then I'...
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How to fix “The item can't be moved to the Trash because it can't be deleted” error

Got this error: The item XYZ can't be moved to the Trash because it can't be deleted. Never seen this before. How to I enable it to be deleted? File is stored on an SD card. Checked permissions. ...
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(AHT) Anatomy of the Apple Hardware Test error code

I have these error codes from a Apple Hardware Test. After some research I found this and this which enabled me to translate the most essential facts behind them. However, some questions still remain, ...
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Time Machine wants 4.50 PB to backup 266.14GB

I'm currently unable to backup via Time Machine, as backups fail with the following error message: "Time Machine couldn't complete the backup to "Time Machine"". "The backup disk needs 4.50 PB for ...
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Clean install macOS High Sierra on a working SSD, but can't format

Macbook Pro 13" Mid 2012, 8GB RAM, i7 2.9GHz. So I was using Bootcamp Windows 10 and macOS Mojave 10.14.2, but suddently I could not use the macOS part. I then wanted to wipe the whole SSD and ...
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Skip invalid SSL warning and show detailed errors in Safari

I have Safari 12.0.3 and couldn't find two settings: 1. Sometimes I need skip invalid SSL warning for self-signed SSL or expired SSL. I would like to skip the warning without adding the certificate to ...
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YouTube video thumbnails not getting loaded

On YouTube webpage, instead of the video thumbnail images, I see only a blue box with a question mark in it. Any video on YouTube does not seems to work either. Can anyone help me? I am not able to ...
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QuickTime Player won't save edited file: The operation could not be completed

I've edited an MP4 movie file in Quicktime Player Version 10.5. When I try to save the edited file, I get: The operation could not be completed. Does anyone know what causes this and/or how it can ...
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Testdisk show unusual media descriptor (0xf8!=0xf0) on hard drive

Running TestDisk 7.1, I'm getting a "Unusual media descriptor (0xf8=0xf0)" error on what was a perfectly functional hard drive. Please see the attached photo. How do I diagnose and recover from ...
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Internet recovery broken on Macbook Pro. Error message given is “ apple.com/support -3403F ”.

When I try to install mac os high sierra using internet recovery, i get a frozen black screen with an exclamation mark and a error message saying "apple.com/support -3403F". I have tried recovering ...
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How to see the full error message for Safari downloads?

When downloading different things, in Safari, I sometimes get errors. As a developer, seeing the error is helpful to debug and resolve. But it is often cut off and unable to be seen (see below). How ...
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Two red lines/bars in iTerm2 window and error message about session ending, what is going on here?

I've been experimenting with threading and running bits of python from iTerm in MacOS yesterday. Today I opened iTerm and two windows opened, one with thick red lines inside it. I received a Warning ...
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IPad deleted from Apple ID and now I can't reset it

I am trying to erase my daughter's IPad but I deleted it from my Apple account. It still shows I am logged in to my Apple ID on the IPad but when I try to erase all content and settings I get "...
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Numbers - “the index.xml file is missing” [closed]

I am running OS X Yosemite on my Mac 10.10.5. I have Numbers files saved. When I try to open them, I get "The index.xml file is missing." How do I open these files?
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Why do I keep getting this error message: “git was not detected on system path”

I'm not familiar at all with coding or using rstudio since this is the first semester im taking it. Basically everything was working fine, but when i updated to mojave, this error started popping up ...
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MacOS Mojave Boot Camp: Your Disk Could Not Be Partitioned

Anyone got any ideas on how to fix this? I have tried reinstalling Mojave, running First Aid, going into single user mode and typing in a command, probably everything I could find a tutorial on how ...
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“macOS needs to repair your library” error loop on Mojave upgrade [duplicate]

I’ve been having trouble fixing the “macOS needs to repair your library” loop for the past couple of days and I’m running out of options. The message pops up over and over again, no matter what I do. ...
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Firmware error from Sierra to Mojave [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch mid 2012 with macOS Sierra v. 10.12.6 Some technician installed Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB for me on this machine. There was no problem until I tried to install MacOS Mojave. ...
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How to download OpenGL versions later than 2.1 on MacBook Pro Sierra?

I am trying to run a game called Space Engine using WineSkin on Sierra. However, the game gives an error saying that the OpenGL version is 2.1, which is below the requirements to run the game. The ...
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Admin login error

I decided to change my admin name. I went to "System Preferences"-> "Users & Groups" -> unlocked -> changed admin name. After I rebooted my Mac, it seemed that Admin name hasn't changed. In ...
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Unknown storage space limit error

I'm not sure where this error is coming from. I thought it was maybe for an old backup/sync app I used called Spideroak, but my limit there is 6gb. I have used Box, Dropbox (still do with over 12gb of ...
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TextEdit can't save (or even autosave)

I'm running Mojave as an update from Sierra— things were easier so far until last week when TextEdit started to do a number on me by not autosaving when it normally should, and worse still, not ...
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iPad 10 locked up trying to open HTML file from dropbox

My iPad 10 on iOS 12.0.1 locked up when opening an html file from Dropbox. Flashing sign: “Leaving Dropbox This file is trying to open another app. CANCEL CONTINUE.” Cancel or continue buttons are ...