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

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Dictionary application needs to download dictionary “Apple Dictionary” before use

I'm repeatedly being asked to download the "Apple Dictionary" when I open the dictionary application. This doesn't happen every time I open it. I haven't pinned down specific usage cases where this ...
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Black screen after login and frozen loading wheel

I am trying to help a friend with their machine. They are using an iMac (3-4 years old) running 10.12. At first, their issue was at login. They would get to the login screen, enter their password, ...
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VLC update download gives an error “while extracting the archive”

On a Mac Sierra, the VLC embedded update feature seems to work fine at first Downloading update ... 42.1MB and the download completes. However, just after, VLC gives an error Update Error! An error ...
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How to clean computer from recovery mode terminal? Stopped working after had about 33MB left

How to clean computer from recovery mode terminal? Stopped working after had about 33MB left. Now is loading until middle and stuck, then shut down automatically. In recovery mode I have a terminal, ...
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Outlook 2016 can't connect to Exchange 2010 server after updgrading to macOS 10.12.5

After updating macOS from 10.12.4 to 10.12.5, Outlook 2016 stopped connecting to our Exchange 2010 SP3 server. Existing identities show a yellow light in the account settings. Starting with a fresh ...
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Time Machine - An error occurred while restoring from the backup

Having some trouble restoring a Time Machine backup. After some initial disk problems we had to reinstall OSX and this is what has been done thus far: Booted into Internet Recovery Mode (Command (⌘) –...
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When using a third-party script library, I can no longer save an AppleScript file in Script Editor.app

I have an AppleScript .scpt file that uses the Dialog Toolkit scripting library: Dialog Toolkit is an ASObjC-based script library for showing enhanced dialogs. The following line is at the top of ...
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I suddenly cannot open any files in Script Editor.app

Today, I was working on an .scpt file in Script Editor.app, when, suddenly, Script Editor would not allow me to save the file. It was a seemingly random occurrence; I had not done something unique ...
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System Preferences error: “There was an error in Security & Privacy preferences”

When I open System Preferences (version 14.0) and then click on Security & Privacy, I get a popup error message: Preferences Error There was an error in Security & Privacy preferences. I ...
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MacBook display has vertical black and white lines on startup

My MackBook, on startup, its showing the following: They are just a bunch of vertical black and white lines, and it gets stuck there. What could be the problem?
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This content can't be played on this Apple TV

Just watched Suits - S6; E13. I bought the season pass a while ago. Went to watch the next episode - S6; E14, but got the following error: This content can't be played on this Apple TV. Why / ...
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iTunes install error 45075 on Windows 8.1

I've attempted to install iTunes on Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit for the first time. I downloaded the latest iTunes64Setup.exe from Apple's website, and the install seemingly completes without error. ...
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iPad screen recording stopped working

I frequently record my iPad (mini 2) screen with Quicktime. Has always worked just fine. Now suddenly I get the error message "The operation could not be completed" everytime I try it. It appears the ...
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CalendarAgent continuous error generation in MacOS 10.12.4

After upgrading to MacOS 10.12.4 today, I started getting tons of Error/Fault log message in the Console generated by the CalendarAgent process. Some of the errors are pasted below: error: sql ...
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App submission: No binary but getting “redundant binary” error [duplicate]

When submitting the first release of my app for review on iTunesConnect, I'm getting a validation error that I need to upload a binary, but when I upload using Application Loader 3.0 I get an error ...
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Debugging “The Installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail.”?

While trying to install a PKG installer package, I've run into an issue where it refuses to finish installing. The PKG almost finises, but ends with the following error, and does not finish ...
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Macbook Air os 10.9.5 [duplicate]

So I get an error message saying "Keychain "login" cannot be found to store "551961960"" and when I get to keychain access and try to repair using the keychain first aid thing and I get "Keychain ...
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Bootcamp Failing with Error: “The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition.”

I can't get past the error screen after the introduction. Originally, the disk was divided in 3 partitions, the primary one with the data,the second one with the OS X reserved and the third one with ...
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Problems with resetting and old MBP “An error occurred during installation…”

I'm trying to factory reset an old MBP, not sure how old but somewhere between 2009-2012. Weird things happen when I try to reset it though. I have tried twice and I get this error after download of ...
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Boot Camp Assistant cannot be used

I am running macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Beta (16E144f) off of an external SSD connected to my 13-inch retina MacBook Pro. I am trying to install Windows 10 on it. When I open up Boot Camp Assistant and ...
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Black screen Macbookpro Mid 2010

I have a problem with my macbook pro mid 2010. When am working, screen become black , but the computer is not shutdown. I force restart with the bouton and i have a error message. Can you help me to ...
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“Your system has run out of application memory”, but memory pressure is not even at 50%?

The system has 16GB of memory, and the memory pressure looks well below even 50%. This doesn't make any sense. Usually the message starts popping after about 10 days without restarting. Any light to ...
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How to debug AppleScript error: “Expected “*)” but found end of script.”

I am going mad trying to fix the following error in my AppleScript code: What this error means is that I have opened a comment somewhere in the code with a (* but I have forgot to close it with a *). ...
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osx - diskwarrior error code (4010:716)

Issue: using diskwarrior 5.0 when opening the app then authenticating i get an 4010:716 error. Trying to understand why and how to fix it. Tried: removing the app reinstalling the app removing all ...
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Copy single file with I/O errors

I would like to copy a file from one disk (HDD with filesystem NTFS) to another (SSD with ExFAT, if it matters). The problem occurs in the middle of the copy process, showing me the following message: ...
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Time Machine failing: “an error occurred while copying files”

As of 1/1/2017, my Time Machine backups are failing with the following message: Time Machine couldn't complete the backup to "WDMyCloud". An error occurred while copying files. The problem may be ...
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What is `IMDPersistenceAgent` and error in `com.apple.corespotlight.log.index`?

I am see this appear repeatedly in my log. Jan 6 18:23:46 johndoe-macbook com.apple.spotlight.IndexAgent[12337]: [com.apple.corespotlight.log] Not allowed to pass in bundle ID Jan 6 18:23:46 ...
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MacBook Pro - Mid 2010 - Memory Errors in AHT

I have recently inherited a MacBook Pro which occasionally reboots at random. It has 4Gb Ram (2X2). AHT is consistently showing a 4MEM error - e.g. '4MEM/66/40000000:0xa1e45898' Diagnostics so far: ...
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Why iTunes music can not play without Wi-Fi? [duplicate]

Previously, I was able to play music on iTunes without a Wi-Fi connection. Now, I get an error message and my music will not play. WHY? How can I play my music through iTunes without a Wi-Fi ...
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How to remove the “Could not connect to the iTunes store” error message when your network does not allow access to the iTunes Store

Since the last update, iTunes is unusable for me on my iMac, because with every song change it shows a "Could not connect to the iTunes Store" error message. My network at work does not allow access ...
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Errors in R console

I've recently upgraded to a new MBP (2015 series) and migrated my old machine via a time machine backup. Since the upgrade, I have been receiving error messages in the console of R at more or less ...
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I am unable to boot my mac in El Capitan and Single User mode

I am unable to boot El Capitan. When I turn on the computer it seems to load fine for a while, but then this screen shows up: When I try to boot into Single User mode, it stops loading at this point:...
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Trying to reinstall OS Sierra

I've a Mac Mini and I tried to reinstall Sierra yesterday. I used Command + R at the log screen Erased my Hard Drive Click on Reinstall macOS Sierra But when it was close to finish my internet ...
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Apps downloaded from app store not working on MacBook - damaged and cannot be opened

I get the error message: Xcode Can't be opened. "Xcode" is damaged and can't be opened. Delete "Xcode" and download it again from the App Store. I get this message for every app I have from the ...
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Build fails with configure: error: could not make ./config.status

Facing a strange build error on OSX 10.12. Unable to build any software at the command line. For example none of the packages Opus, PJSIP, and LibreSSL will build. (Dependencies for Telephone: https://...
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Failed time machine backup: volume not available anymore

How do I remount my existing backup without loosing the data on the existing backup and why did this happen? I have a macbook that makes time machine backups to a time capsule. Now time machine ...
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Why would MacBook Pro indicate “not on same network” as iPhone…when that is not the case?

I have a new MacBook Pro (2015) from apple and I am trying to link with my iPhone so I can make calls from the laptop. I have done this before, with my iMac and other laptops but I keep getting a ...
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How can I create a backup of my iMac when it won't start and recovery mode fails

At this point I'm just trying to get a copy of my hard drive before I wipe it. I have an iMac running El Capitan and I am unable to login to my user account (spinning wheel of death). I've tried to ...
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“The document could not be saved” - Preview error

I have the issue on macOS Sierra(10.12.1) and still have it on High Sierra(10.13.3). I get this error message(not all the time) a lot after editing an image, and trying to save it. I can't quit ...
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Mac OS X Sierra installation stuck in a reboot loop

I tried updating my system from El Capitan to Mac Sierra. This is my Macbook Pro configuration: Somewhere around 90% of the installation... ...this message appeared on the screen: Then, the ...
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macOS Sierra frequent internal error

After upgrading to macOS Sierra (version 10.12), I frequently get the following error when using different applications like Adobe Acrobat, XtraFinder, Microsoft Office, etc. Any ideas why this is ...
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Every single 3rd party font gives me validation serious errors

I recently got El Capitan 10.11.6 installed on my MacBook. Now whenever I try to install ANY 3rd party font, they fail font validation in the Font Book app. The error is always: 1 serious error was ...
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macOS Sierra: parsecd keyboardInputMode property not set, using <private>

Yesterday I (clean) installed macOS sierra and since then I'm having a particular error message in my console every few milliseconds, that I can't seem to find anywhere! error 05:58:28.906530 +0300 ...
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repair_packages: command not found

I've been having problems with WebRoot internet security ever since upgrading to Sierra. I was told to run the following command from Terminal sudo /usr/libexec/repair_packages --verify --standard-...
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How to stop can't connect to iCloud message from popping up

In this century I thought pop-up windows were dying out. But no, the following... This Mac can't connect to iCould because a problem with "aa@bb.com" ...window keeps popping up. How can I stop it? ...
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Automator “Watch Me Do” function does not work in app

I am trying to make an app in Automator to hide or show the top menu bar and dock. I couldn't think of a better way to do it, so I used the "record" function so it could watch me carry it out. I ...
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Is there a way around “Error: Command Line Too long”?

I am using a command line software for which I need to input a lot of arguments. Something like ./exec -A argA -B argB -C argC ... There are so many arguments that I get the error message Error: ...
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Copying files to SMB share in Finder: Error code -36

I have a MacBook Air running OSX 10.11.6, and a WD My Cloud NAS device running Linux. It is no problem to copy files using a web interface, SFTP (i.e. SSH), and rsync. When using Finder to access the ...
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OSX 10.11 crashes after login progress bar

After I power on and type my password, there is a progress bar under my username. The progress moves from left to right and after finishing normally it would present my desktop. Now it goes to about ...
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Certain site doesn't open in browser

I have strange issue and let me clarify that I am new to Mac. OS: OS X Yosemite Browser: Some (Chrome + Safari) Issue: I am able to open google.com or youtube.com but I can't access a certain site. ...