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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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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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Want to recover files after partition shows FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF [duplicate]

So a few months ago my mac partition started showing FFFFFFFFFFFFF....... after I tried to install a linux distro then I tried to fix it by doing something in Terminal in recovery mode, I have a 100 ...
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TCHome not available error when not on home network

For a while I have been having a dialog pop up stating that TCHome is unavailable. This pops up both when I am at home and it actually is available – backups work as normal – and when I am on public ...
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Macbook pro 2017 can't formatting disk to reinstall

i encounter sort of problem today. Here is the issues:When i try to format "APPLE SSD AP0256J Media" SSD Errors came as shown.. Photo link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=...
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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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macOS High Sierra: “volume validation failed for <<(null)>>”

What does it mean when Console returns this message roughly every 10 seconds? volume validation failed for <<(null)>> Generally speaking, should one be worried by Errors and Faults ...
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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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mac shuts down randomly [duplicate]

panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff80214ba1ac): "a freed zone element has been modified in zone pthread.threadlist: expected 0xfacaded9ea8792cf but found 0x7acaded9ea8792cf, bits changed 0x8000000000000000, ...
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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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BootCamp failing to startup (Macbook Pro 2016 High Sierra)

I deleted my bootcamp partition a while ago since I never used it. I forgot how exactly I deleted the partition because I know that I have deleted it incorrectly because the following of the following ...
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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/...
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Bad master directory block error (shutdown cause -60) and random restarts without other symptoms

Folks, On my 8 year-old 2010 MacBook Pro, I started getting a bunch of random shutdowns starting about a week ago. I reinstalled High Sierra after the first few, but I'm still getting them. Terminal ...
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How do I dismiss many multiples of the “Disk Not Ejected Properly” notification in macOS?

Today I'm dealing with the following problem: https://imgur.com/a/xcuyVnk (picture of never-ending notifications saying "Disk Not Ejected Properly") Is there some way I can get rid of these without ...
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Xcode displaying false code error messages ('Expected expression' and others) [closed]

This is not a code-level question, per se, but a question about false code error messages. I would have posted on Apple's developer forums, but the registration page is currently broken. I'm using ...
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Unknown error message in Terminal .bash_profile

-bash: export: =': not a valid identifier -bash: export:0de946b3adfc5de6336ff06ca740ffbeba68f055323038a179def14f63ee3b1b7aa0b50bdd8a7b7578d8c19f1a5e62fff0047843b252e551426e2c0a5f49ee88': not a valid ...
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High Sierra- Partition error

I have boot camped the Mac to have windows. I had an issue so deleted windows during setup to reinstall on the partition. In this process I think I have lost my recovery for Mac as its just all fallen ...
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Late 2015 iMac Bootcamp Issue

long time lurker, never posted, but I have encountered a problem with my iMac that has me totally stumped. I am not very tech savvy, but I will do my best to explain the issue. My computer specs (...
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Can't connect to messages from Mac [duplicate]

I can't connect to Messages with my apple account from last week. Apple ID and password work perfectly on the Apple website and iCloud, but it is not working for Messages and FaceTime, saying that "an ...
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MacBook Air High Sierra disk image not recognised couldn't open

I created a disk image from a folder using disk utility and now when I double click it to open it i get an error message saying image couldn't be opened. Image not recognised. What can I do?
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Cannot enable Night Shift on macOS high sierra 10.13.3

Always when i try to turn on night shift nothing changes and i can see following error messages in the logs: ColorSync: ColorSyncProfileCreateWithDisplayID failed to get profile for ...
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How to stop the “Your startup disk is almost full” message from appearing? [duplicate]

The question is not about how to free space but how to get rid of this annoying message under macOS Sierra, since the "Don't warn me again about this disk" option is absent.
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AppleScript to Save Excel Chart as PNG Broken after Recent Update

I've been using this code as part of a larger script for the last year. Yesterday I upgraded Excel to Version 16.10 (180210) and I keep getting an Parameter error -50, which I've previously associated ...
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Mac OS Update Error - The Recovery Server Could Not Be Contacted

I am not able to update my Mac OS from Sierra to HIGH Sierra. It shows the error below when I try to update from iTunes. How to fix it?
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Kernel Error screen

I have an older Macbook Pro which I haven't used much lately since purchasing a new Macbook Pro. The older one was near capacity and would get very hot. I could still turn it on and look for things ...
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Can't activate iMessage or FaceTime on any device

I can't activate iMessage or FaceTime on any Apple device. It keeps saying that it could not be activated and I should try again later. I'm on the latest version of macOS and iOS and the date and time ...
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MacOS error: -67050 on Authd

After the upgrade to HighSierra, my mac has been running very sluggish and stuttering at times. There is little CPU usage and randomly in any application I'm in, the mac will lock up for a few seconds....
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iPhone backup error - BackupAgent2 - Error uploading “<private>” to “<private>”: <private>

I have an iPhone 6s and I'm using iOS 11.2.5 I tried running a backup from iTunes, but got the following error: "iTunes could not back up the iPhone "[iphone name]" because an error occurred while ...
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Verification error has occurred on iPhone 6

when I try go onto App Store to download an app, even just WhatsApp it's says I just log in, so I do and I put all the right stuff in and then It just keeps saying "verification error has occurred"
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iMessage can't save photos

Sometimes when I try to save photos received in iMessage, the following error or something similar appears. The error changes even between attempts on the same pictures.
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cannot use adobe . errormessage says to install java- but I have! [duplicate]

Every time I start my computer a popup window shows up that says "If you want to open CS5ServiceManager you have to install the legacy Java SE 6 Runtime" Why does this show up, and how do I resolve ...
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Error with App Store Update on iPhone 6 and iPad Pro

I have never heard of or installed this Numbo Call Blocker app, but my Update screen wants to update it anyway. It fails when it tries. I searched on the App store and did not find it. It looks ...
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AppleSpell error: Contacts change history truncated, resetting!

My macOS High Sierra system is increasingly slowing to a crawl and having huge spikes in CPU usage, notably in Messages, but even when it not running. The logs that seem to be most closely associated ...
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App store, NSURLErrorDomain error -1012

As titled, whenever I try to click on update to check for updates, I get the following: /var/log/install.log: 2018-01-11 22:14:46+01 Loredanas-MBP softwareupdated[437]: Scan got error The operation ...
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I had to go in to single-user mode, how I can restore my data back?

I had to go in to single-user mode because I couldn't log into my admin account, I made a new account and changed my admin password. Now, on my first admin account, I can search for my files but ...
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Bootcamp Bluetooth issue (error 10) on a 2016 MBP 15" w/ Touch Bar

I start off with macOS fully updated, install Windows 10 using the Bootcamp Assistant (like every other time on previous models). Windows 10 finishes and Bootcamp installs the driver's. Then I check ...
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What is IOConsoleusers: gIOScreenLockState error during boot?

So yesterday morning I was using my Mac normally encoding some videos in HandBrake and installing some github repo installing some python packages system wide like a python package named b45. Then I ...
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Cannot copy a large file; space available

Trying to copy (drag and drop) an ISO file from SSD1/MacOS Extended to SSD2/FAT32 (two physically different and internal SATA drives): ISO file size: 4.7 GB Space available on SSD2 partition: 20 GB ...