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

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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: Is there some way I can get rid of these without spending my entire day clicking, short of Homer's Drinking Bird? Note: This is not a duplicate of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Something prevented updates from being installed, but the app's name is blank

Has anyone seen this? So basically I'm wondering if this has happened to anyone else, or if my computer might be infected with malware or something.
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“Unknown Error = -2,147,414,007” on creating certificate with Certificate Assistant

I am getting "Unknown Error = -2,147,414,007" on creating a certificate through the Keychain app. Steps to Recreate: Open the Keychain Access application. Select Certificate Assistant > ...
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Month 13 is out of bounds?

Recently my Mac is showing up some weird messages such as "Month 13 is out of bounds". How do I fix this error I can't go to ant apple authorized repair centre because it is very far away from an ...
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TSplicedFont failed creating descriptor for El Capitan

So I've bought used macbook air, wanted to format it to delete all traces of previous user. Unfortunately after trying to reinstall I get spammed with this error message: Language Chooser[416:4031] ...
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Bad Mac Mini 2012 passes AHT, but ASD shows several errors/failures. Logic board failure?

I have a 2012 Mac mini running Mac OS X 10.8 that doesn't boot properly. Sometimes the USB ports don't work after boot and/or the Mac mini crashes after bootup. Graphics are not crisp when output from ...
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How to fix “macOS needs to repair your library to run applications” after High Sierra upgrade?

After upgrading to High Sierra, I'm getting this error message about 30-50 times a day: Is there any way to find out what is causing this error? Any ideas how to fix it?
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Keychain Access error when creating new system certificate

I am following the instructions to codesign gdb on my MBP however when I get to the end of the System certificate creation process, keychain says "Unknown Error = -2,147,414,007" and the certificate ...
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Fresh macOS install: Console.app displays errors/faults. Is that to be expected?

I have installed a fresh copy of macOS 10.13 on an empty drive. After logging in I checked for errors/faults in Console.app. I didn't expect to see any errors let alone faults but Console.app ...
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macOS 10.13: Windows 10 installation with Boot Camp

I tried to install Windows 10 via Boot Camp, but got stuck at the creating a new partition part. The error states: An error occurred while partitioning the disk. Please run disk utility to check ...
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VirtualBox - Sharing a folder

I'm a Windows 10 user, running macOS High Sierra 10.13 via VirtualBox 5.1.28. I didn't fully understand how to share a folder. The part that I did understand and did, is: Devices → Insert Guest ...
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Theres a drastic color change in my screen. (it's a drastic change in the rectangle)

It stays and it goes. Sometimes I have to push lightly down on the screen to get rid of it. I tried to take a screenshot of it but it seems as if the glitch/ whatever it is, is internal. What can I ...
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I-Beam insertion curson goes missing occasionally

I bought this new Macbook Air, and am completely new to Mac OSX. I have Mac Sierra installed, and lately have noticed that the The I-Beam insertion cursor for the keyboard goes invisible occasionally....
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Terminal won't open on non-admin accounts in Sierra

Terminal works just fine in my admin account, but won't open a terminal window in any of my regular user accounts. If I choose Shell > New Window > New Window with Settings, I get the following "...
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Error when overwriting hard drive with terminal

Tituss-MBP:~ tituswong$ diskutil secureErase freespace 0 /dev/disk1 Started erase on disk1 Macintosh HD Creating a temporary file Securely erasing a file Creating a secondary temporary file Mounting ...
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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. Dictionary application needs to download dictionary "Apple Dictionary" before use. This doesn'...
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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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