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How to back up iPhone that shuts down every three minutes?

My Mom has an iPhone SE second generation with iOS 14.2. Last Thursday (4th July), the iPhone fell on the ground and since then it has shut down every three minutes. After looking at the panic log, ...
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Screen dims then beeps once per minute while charging

I'm experiencing an issue where exactly every 60 seconds, the screen briefly dims, then brightens, then beeps. I don't care about the dimming/brightening, but the beeping is maddening. It happens ...
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Automator script error -212

Im on an intel macOS Catalina and I am trying to create a automation using apple script to run a command in zsh terminal. The command is to set new defaults for my bash profile and it works perfectly ...
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Fix 'broken' live photos that don't play when clicked on?

The problem is very simple; I have a photos library with many live photos. But the live photos simply won't play. It's probably the same issue as described here. Three things I've tried I tried these ...
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Freespace after a bootcamp that i can't get back(mac)

I have encountered with a problem after corrupted bootcamp Windows deinstallation. In diskutil list i have a free space and in GUI version of Diskutil when i'm trying to partition it - I keep getting ...
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XProtect Consistently Eating Tons Of RAM?

I recently updated my 2017 MBP to Ventura. Ever since, my system has been running very poorly I've noted that 90% of the time, when it is acting up, there is an XProtectRemediatorSnowBeagle process ...
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Python subprocess.run fails with CalledProcessError on Mac but works on Windows

I have a script file subprocess-script.py as follows: import subprocess import platform command = [] exe = "path/to/myapp.app" input = "/path/to/in.ext" output = "/path/to/...
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Can folders become too full of items?

I have recently had 2 folders become too full of items. I can save items (bookmarks and backups) to the folder but they do not register and there is no error message saying nothing happened. Result is ...
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"globalprocesserfld" will damage your computer

since the day before yesterday I got following error: "GlobalProcesserfld" will damage your computer. Do you know what that is? When I click on "OK", the pop-up appears back. Also ...
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Installer information on on the recovery server is damaged, can’t download OS [duplicate]

It wont let me download or install Mac OS Sierra. Tried multiple things, don’t really know what I’m doing here.
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Installer information on on the recovery server is damaged, can’t download OS

It wont let me download or install Mac OS Sierra. Tried multiple things, don’t really know what I’m doing here.
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MacBook Pro 2018 displaying folder with question mark after SSD erase

It all started when my MacBook Pro 2018 Touch Bar started restarting randomly due to a kernel panic so I decided the best way to go about it was to remove my Windows partition and update to the latest ...
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How to tell Applescript to call a Fondation's class's init?

A subquestion could be: how to find the AppleScript name of a class's instances? Context: I use the following to access NSTimeZone variables and apply methods. use scripting additions -- essential to ...
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USB ports barely working and `system_profiler` failed on MacBook Pro

From the 4 ports exposed on my laptop only one keeps working( the right one near audio socket), although refusing charging through a USBc hub, which leaves me with a choice of either charging or a ...
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Installing Homebrew on Snow Leopard (10.6.8)? (-Curl is outdated.) [duplicate]

I'm using a machine that needs to remain at OS X 10.6.8 for the time being. Trying to install Homebrew: /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install....
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How can I fix “Error 15” System Settings so the control center pane renders and works reliably?

A while ago, I started to get an error notification when I navigated to the Control Center section of System Settings. "The operation couldn't be completed. (com.apple.extensionKit.errorDomain ...
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OneDrive application keeps vanishing from my harddrive

I'm not sure if this is an issue with OneDrive or MacOS... but the OneDrive app keeps disappearing from my Applications folder. On one occasion, my whole OneDrive folder had '(Archive)' added to the ...
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How can I find out what a device is by its UUID?

I've been having trouble with my Time Machine lately and I'm trying to figure out what the culprit is by examining the log. I've seen numerous "yellow warning" messages like this: failed to ...
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Errors from PerfPowerTelemetry/PerfPowerServices

I see these recurring errors from PerfPowerTelemetry No metadata for metric: InstantAmperage No metadata for metric: AppleRawCurrentCapacity No metadata for metric: CycleCount No metadata for ...
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How do I interpret macOS errors printed to the console?

For some reason, my Photos Library has stopped syncing. In traditional Apple fashion, you don't get a lot of information on the problem in the UI: it says "syncing 38 items to iCloud" and ...
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"Module aw-watcher-window quit unexpectedly."

I use the ActivityWatch app to track the time that I spend on the computer. I am running v0.12.2 which is the latest version. When I restart my computer, it displays an error message. The error ...
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iOS Stuck in boot loop — What is the biggest file on the system which also happens to brick the phone if deleted?

I regularly optimize the file storage of my iPhone, (iOS 14.3, unc0ver), and this time around, I deleted a file I thought was analogous with a Windows cache file of a couple gigabytes that normally is ...
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Can't boot Big Sur 11.2.3 installer. Can't set Startup Disk to createinstallmedia -created installer on M1 MB Air, with Big Sur or Ventura [duplicate]

I can't boot a createinstallmedia -created installer on M1 on microSD or SSD, with Big Sur 11.2.3, but I can boot one made with Ventura. I want to reinstall Big Sur 11.2.3, which is what the Mac came ...
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Trying to access our FTP server. Getting "Killed 9." How do I resolve this?

I just tried to access our FTP server via the command-line FTP client on my new M2 Mini. And it gives an immediate "Killed 9" message. On my 2017 iMac (Catalina): (Note that the ftp server ...
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Photos library won't open unless I rename it

My system photo library is stored on an external SSD, and is synced to iCloud. All worked fine until I upgraded my M1 MacBook Pro to Ventura, which also upgraded the photo library version. Now ...
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Why didn't reverse grep work to filter out "Operation not permitted" from find results?

When I want to reverse grep the words in macOS 13.2 like this: $ sudo find / -name "libpq.dylib" | grep -v "Operation not permitted" find: /Library/Application Support/com.apple....
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iMac G3 installing Mac OS 9 error

I can't install Mac OS 9 on iMac G3. Installation process failed on "Starting Up..." stage.
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Problem with VSCode and Python on a Mac

I am trying to use VS Code to program in Python on my Mac. I keep getting the following error when I run my program in VS Code: python -u "/Users/davidcfeola/Desktop/Python/Segmented Turning Data....
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Very poor performance of Apple AirPods Pro 2nd generation

I guess it took me this long (almost 2 months) to recognise in plainer terms that my new AirPods Pro (2nd generation) have consistently had severe connection problems and overall really poor ...
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Volume Hash Mismatch error on newly rebuilt Ventura 13.1 MacBookPro

Last week I dealt with an issue where my MacBookPro had hundreds of GB of "hidden space" that couldn't be found or removed. (Similar to that person: 100GB+ of hidden space I can't delete ...
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"Confirm Mac password" error [closed]

I have an M1 Mac and after updating to macOS Ventura I am asked to confirm my Mac password in the settings app. However, when I type in the correct password, my Mac rejects it as if it was wrong. I ...
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Need help with a corrupt macOS partition

To cut a long story short, I decided to dual boot macOS Monterey with Ubuntu 22.04 as I needed it for some tasks that were easier on Linux. I found Bluetooth support to be janky and had to use a wired ...
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Unknown locale, assuming C - Error message in terminal

Note: The question is not about how to change the locale, or what is the locale. The question is about why is there a locale-based error in man in 10.3, but no error in 12.6, even though the locales ...
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Shutdown error codes on Macbook

What does shutdown error code -59 on Macbook air mean? I can't find this specific code anywhere online
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Why does my new iPhone Quick Start migration have 2 different iOS requirements?

Old phone - iPhone 6S running iOS 11.0.3 New phone - iPhone 13 When trying to do "Quick Start" on my new iPhone, the instructions say to bring an iPhone with at least iOS 11 near to the new ...
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Using WINE on Catalina / opening Freehand files

I have a Mac updated to Catalina, on which I've installed Wine 1.8.6. I use Wine just to launch the legacy app Freehand (in a Windows version), to convert some old graphic files. However, I am ...
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APFS Container Scheme Size +ERROR after power outage (Mojave)

My mac would not boot after a power outage. Connected the drive to an older iMac and am trying to troubleshoot. I ran >diskutil list . The problem drive is /dev/disk2. It shows APFS container ...
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Unable to bring Microsoft Office installation to an end on macOS Catalina after computer went off

I was in the process of installing Microsoft Office when my computer went off. When I tried installing Microsoft Office back, it showed me this error: The operation couldn’t be completed (com.apple....
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Homebrew "`split': invalid byte sequence in UTF-8 (ArgumentError)"

I tried to install asitop through brew but it doesn't exist (yet) as a package (see comments). The tentative installation triggered an update of the existing brew packages. From then on, each time I ...
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Endless copying more than size of folder

I'm trying to copy files from one HDD to another. For some reason copying ''Backups.backupdb'' folder won't end. The original size of the folder is 145gb,but when it hits 145,it is just adding more ...
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Error code -36 when copying files to external hard drive

Each time I attempt to copy files to a particular HDD, I get the following message: The Finder can’t complete the operation because some data in “filename.extension” can’t be read or written. (Error ...
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What is com.apple.installer.pagecontroller error -1?

After double-clicking on a .pkg file, the Installer gives following error: The operation couldn't be completed. (com.apple.installer.pagecontroller error -1.) Couldn't open "[filename].pkg". ...
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Bluetooth Logitech MX Master (all of them) Freezes Throughout the Day Momentarily

Ok, I have an issue that I absolutely cannot figure out. When I use my mouse on my Mac every few minutes. The mouse freezes for a moment, seems to restart, then allows control again. The issue affects ...
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Can’t log into my 2017 macbook pro

I can not log into my mac, it stops here after I enter the password, i have tried restarting it more than 10 times but it still stays here after I entered the password. I tried reinstalling the os, ...
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Minecraft Error Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled. To enable core dumping, try "ulimit -c unlimited" before starting Java again

Minecraft hasn't been working for a while now. I've just been getting the same response over and over. Mods or any other version of Minecraft won't work. I've tried deleting and downloading Minecraft, ...
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MacOS Monterey createinstallmedia Error : Failed to extract AssetData/boot/Firmware/Manifests/InstallerBoot/* from update bundle

I'm trying to create a bootable USB with a MacOS Monterey disk image. I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012 i5 (MacBookPro9,2). I'm using Open Core Legacy Patcher (OCLP) to run Monterey (macOS 12.4 21F79 - 12....
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What does “KCLErrorDomain error 2” mean in Shortcuts?

I made a shortcut on my iPad that takes an image as input, gets a bunch of info about it, then shows that info in a “Show Result” action. I keep getting a message that says “KCLErrorDomain error 2.” ...
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Unable to compress / zip zero byte files in external exFat drive in Mac OS

Why can't I compress/zip a zero byte file which is located in an external exFat drive in Mac OS ? I keep getting this error, The operation couldn’t be completed. Undefined error: 0. I have some marker ...
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AppleScript Error ReplaceText Inside Loop - Error 1708 Can't Continue

I am getting the error: error "GarageSale 7.0.21 got an error: Can’t continue replaceText." number -1708 This part of the code is highlighted by the error: replaceText(FindText, "",...
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error 4046 restoring ipad gen 6

I'm trying to restore two iPads 6th generation but getting the same error for both and they're both stuck in restore mode (support.apple.com/ipad/restore with the cable and an laptop icon on a black ...
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