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Questions tagged [error]

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

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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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'Unable to downloaded at this time' [on hold]

Please help. I cant updating app. Its says 'Unable to downloaded at this time' error message. How do i fix it? Thank you.
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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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OSError: dlopen(/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/zmq/libsodium.so, 10): Symbol not found: _Py_InitModule4_64

I keep getting this error when I try to run different programs in Python. I believe it might be an issue with python 2.7 and python 3.6 installed simultaneously. I tried to run jupyter notebook and ...
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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 ...
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Unable to open some games in Sierra

I'm unable to open a couple of games on macOS Sierra. I recently downloaded them, and have never been able to successfully run them. Gatekeeper is already disabled. Does anyone have any ideas on how ...
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FaceTime and iMessage - an error occurred during activation

I couldn't log in to FaceTime so I did a factory reset of my MacBook. It worked for a brief period of time and then suddenly it just logged out. I believe it might have been after iCloud synced with ...
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Bash - Suppressing output to STDOUT

I've written a script for fresh macOS installs that installs Homebrew, Cask, and a bunch of apps I like, along with creating a .vimrc file. Thanks to an answer by daniel Azuelos (located here: Best ...
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iPhone 6 - App icons disappeared, lost a lot of features

My sister's iPhone 6 stopped working properly after she turned it off back on (that is what she stated). Some icons disappeared and some turned white. We are unable to delete the apps. We already ...
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How can I get rid of these AppLifecycleAgent errors?

Over the course of the last months, I started to continuously receive the same "AppLifecycleAgent" error, sometime several times per day: I don't recall modifying OSX internals, hence I'm curious why ...
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What is QuickTime “unknown error (-50)”?

I'm converting MKV files to MP4 with ffmpeg, and when I try to open some (but not all!) of the resulting files, QuickTime Player (version 10.4 on macOS 10.13.6) produces an error dialog with the ...
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terminal: ERROR cannot verify www.important_website certificate, issued by ‘CN=DigiCert SHA2 Secure Server CA,O=DigiCert Inc,C=US’:

I am installing a large amount of files with wget and all of a sudden I get the error message: cannot verify www.ncei.noaa.gov's certificate, issued by ‘CN=DigiCert SHA2 Secure Server CA,O=DigiCert ...
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Cannot run refind-install from Recovery because “/usr/bin/env: bad interpreter”

I have managed to change the present working directory to the folder containing downloaded rEFInd files. I have booted to Recovery Mode. The refind-bin-0.11.3 folder was downloaded to my Downloads ...
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2009 iMac harddrive getting error 36 and not mounting properly

I have the hard drive out of a 2009 iMac. It's inside an enclosure and I'm trying to move the entire hard drive over to a new external drive. The hard drive mounted, but then I realized I hadn't ...
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Trouble upgrading from macOS Sierra to High Sierra/Mojave (Flashing Question Mark Folder)

I am running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 on a MacBook Pro (15 inch, 2017) with 16 GB of RAM, a 256 GB SSD and Radeon 555 dedicated graphics. I've tried and failed to install both the macOS High Sierra and ...
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AppleScript - Error: Expect End of Line found end of script

I'm an AppleScript novice and receiving the above error in what should be a very simple AppleScript. I believe it is somewhere in the set statement but unable to ascertain. Would greatly appreciate ...
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MacBook Pro Keyboard Backlight Error Icon?

When I use the Keyboard Backlight buttons (F5 and F6) I get this error icon? https://ibb.co/bwod2T
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Error Code -36 Copying Files from Windows NT Formatted Drive to exFAT Drive (select files only)

The gist of the problem is this: I have a large amount of video and audio footage that I need to consolidate from multiple drives - namely this Windows NT Filesystem formatted Seagate Expansion Drive ...
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can't get into encrypted .dmg files even though I could the day before and I am 100% certain the password is correct

I needed to encrypt a few folders on my MacBook (one of the first of the 'just MacBooks', running High Sierra now, though the problem started under the previous OS). I followed the instructions on ...
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Time Machine backup fails returning 112 and other errors

I've encountered 112 error when attempting to back via Time Machine to Time Capsule: I've tried: Restarts, both Mac and Time Capsule Running Verify Backups available via Time Machine menu when ...
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I'm using the f5 software connect to VPN, but errors out with TunnelServer already launched

I'm using the BIG-IP f5 vpn client on my MacBookPro. Most of the time it works fine. Sometimes when my VPN does not exit cleanly I can no longer connect to the VPN. No matter how many times I try ...
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The recovery server could not be contacted

I factory reset my Mac and followed the steps until I saw this: I tried running the command: npdate -u time.apple.com and date mmddhhmmyy It still does not work. How do I resolve the issue? I ...
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How to resolve “mpirun: command not found” error on Mac

I'm running scientific simulation software (lammps) and whenever I try to submit the job by using a shell script which contains... mpirun -np 2 /Users/mustafaaslamy/Downloads/lammps-16Mar18/src/...