Questions tagged [error]

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

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Incorrect number of file hard links

DiskUtility on Yosemite gave me this error message : Incorrect number of file hard links I would like to repair my disk but i don't know if it will erase all my documents. Can someone tell me ...
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Unrepairable error in disk structure in Onyx

I've run Onyx 3.1.7 and received the following disk structure error: Error: -69845: File system verify or repair failed Underlying error: 8: POSIX reports: Exec format error The disk needs to be ...
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My whole startup disk has gone blank

After a botched arch Linux install, my whole ssd got wiped. I used a bootable USB drive for Ubuntu to see what happened and saw that all my partitions from the SSD had vanished and the drive was ...
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Windows 10 No Boot Device

I made a bootable Windows 10 flash drive using Bootcamp on my MacBook. When bootcamp is finished with everything it restarts my computer like normal. But when it restarts so I can install Windows, it ...
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MacBook Pro installation failure (recovery, internet, or disk)… what now?

Inherited a MacBook Pro (2010 MacBook6,1 17"). Starts up fine, but wouldn't boot - no operating system found. Hard drive does not appear to be bad (see details below) but I can't seem to get it to ...
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I can't restore my iPhone from the latest back up

I'm unable to restore my iPhone. I'm getting an error about an incorrect password. First it backed up some stuff and not other stuff. I went to the Apple store and they told me to delete this ...
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iMovie error when saving to camera roll

When ever I try to export a video from my camera roll (at whatever file size) it comes up with the message 'an error has occurred during export'. I have tried everything I found when searching the ...
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copyfile errors and dot files using rsync

I read @SwisherSweet's question of the fastest and safest way to copy massive data from one external drive to another, along with @GrahamMiln's excellent answer. I'm in a similar situation where I ...
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Your account is temporarily unavailable. Try again later

When try to download an app from the AppStore I receive this error message. Is there anything I can do besides waiting? Your account is temporarily unavailable. Try again later.
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“ Item can't be played ” whenever I tap on a song

I'm currently using iPhone 6 with iOS9.3.1. Whenever I try to play music I get an error. After I tap on a song I get the error item can't be played. Also, I have tried restarting my iPhone multiple ...
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How should daemons tell users about errors?

I wrote a bash script that backs up certain files on my computer. To automate the running of the script, I set up an associated daemon that runs the script every day. There are certain instances ...
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Error 'The application “Messages” can’t be opened.' after clicking on notification.

Messages is open and working, but not the active application. I get a text, the top right hand notification comes in. I want to go to the Messages app so I click the notification and get this error. ...
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Can I set some sort of “never send error report” on an app that has to be force quit frequently?

RSA SecurID. OSX El Capitan. The app is frequently unresponsive when the computer comes back from sleep. Response from IT Support: "it's not meant to be left running". In other words I'm supposed to ...
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Mysterious unidentified error message

I keep getting this error on my Mac (see attached screenshot). It happened yesterday and now today again. The dialog is not associated with any application (at least, when I select it, it does not ...
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Consistent Console error message: invalid signature for com.cisco.kext.acsock

I have Console open on my Mac (latest OS X El Capitan) and this error keeps reappearing a few times every second. 4/19/16 1:15:18.021 AM com.apple.kextd[47]: ERROR: invalid signature for com.cisco....
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In Applescript, how do I get a line number or stack trace on error?

I'm writing some fairly complex Applescripts, but when something goes wrong - Apple event timed out - or similar, I can't tell precisely where it failed. At the moment, I'm wrapping all handlers with ...
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Error when trying to install Homebrew?

I have a MacBook Air 11 (mid 2013), with OS X 10.8.5, and I want to install Homebrew, so I go to the site and copy and paste the following code in my terminal: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://...
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AirDrop shardingd error

Trying to debug AirDrop issues on the mac with an iPad mini 4th gen (both up-to-date). Basically on the Mac I can see the iPad (most of the time) and I can transfer files, however I can never see the ...
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Error: iPhone 5c Screen apps background gone yellow!

I had purchased an iPhone 5c in January last year, and recently it had an error with apps being updated. Initial error was that some apps being updating were stuck at some point, and when I tried ...
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Failed bootcamp partition, now can't remove it

Tried to set up Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro 15" (Mid 2014). Running El Capitan 10.11.3. Windows refused to install (GPT partition only problem?). I followed steps elsewhere to remove and reformat the ...
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Is it dangerous to use an iMac with broken USB ports? Is there such a thing as Firewire or display-port to USB?

I've got a mid-2010 iMac, 21", i3 processor with 4gb RAM installed which has only one partially-usable USB port, which will power a 3rd-party mouse, wireless dongle, or a keyboard sometimes, but not ...
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Folder “Desktop” can't be found

This is the error message I am receiving as I try to attach something from my desktop to an email. “Desktop” can’t be opened because the original item can’t be found. What should I do?
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How to fix Final Cut Pro X's “Modified File” message

Final Cut Pro (FCP) X 10.2.3 today gave me the most unhelpful warning message in my timeline: "Modified File" - thanks Final Cut Pro! What can I do to fix this problem? I've tried relinking the clips,...
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iCloud “message size violation” when sending zip containing more than 127 files

Revised question As per Tetsujin's suggestion in the comments I did some further testing. There seems to be a problem with iCloud and sending a zip file of a folder with a certain amount of files. ...
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Error while unpartitioning hard drive?

I've tried to install Ubuntu (and gave up), but now there's a stuck partition, of 24.22 gigabytes. The pink shows the partition. I want to unpartition it, but when I try to delete it, an error shows....
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MacBook Pro kernel panic report

My MacBook just restarted automatically. After the restart I got this error report: Anonymous UUID: 19FD699B-743D-2134-13B8-F9C25C3897D7 Sun Mar 6 13:26:32 2016 *** Panic Report *** ...
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Cannot Repair Macintosh HD, after loading into OSX, it become a [X]

When i restart the computer and loading with the apple logo, wait for few second, and the apple icon become [x] My Mac is OSX EL Capitan (v10.11.3) I used Disk Utility "First Aid" and found that ...
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Downloaded apps does not start, failed with error -10810

I try to install SQLDeveloper.app that I downloaded from Oracle, but every time it gives me that error LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810 for the file /Users/peyo/Downloads/SQLDeveloper....
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Jailbroken iPhone 5

My friend in 2014 (Feb) jailbroke my phone and I never updated it again as I have no laptop. I decided I wanted to remove jailbreak because all my apps will not run on my software 7.0.4 I tried to ...
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Mac Pro 1,1 (2007) Not Updating To El Capitan

I recently purchased an old Mac Pro, from eBay to use it as an advanced CPU performance computer as opposed to my 2012 MacBook Air that can't endure much. So far it is working, I have gotten a ...
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Some .apps only open via sudo /Applications/*.app/Content/MacOS/*

I have a few that after install will refuse to open - no error. The first time they may appear in the Dock for a second or two; then disappear. It may or may not be a coincidence - but both have '...
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Apple TV YouTube “Error occured loading this content”

So my YouTube application for my Apple TV is not working. When I go to play a video, it shows "An error has occurred loading this content. Try again later." This first started happening yesterday out ...
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Cannot open Terminal on mac (“Not allowed to use” error message)

I cannot open Terminal at all because of this error message. (Probably the rudest error message I have ever seen on a computer.) This mac was originally a school computer and the permission to use ...
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How to find offending Finder Extension?

I'm constantly (about every half second) getting this error on my MacBook Pro's console flooding my system log... I've tried to kill all processes in hopes to find the offender, but no luck so far. ...
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MacBook Pro crashed when inserting a USB cable connected to an Arduino Nano clone

I plugged a USB cable (connected to an Arduino Nano clone) into my MacBook Pro (running OS X 10.11.2) and it crashed with an on screen message. It restarted and reloaded all my apps (eventually). It ...
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iTunes Error Message 54

I ran into iTunes error message 54 when I was attempting to backup my phone. I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 4.2.1 that I'm trying to update to iOS 7.1.2. I am currently on Windows 10 operating system ...
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Error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore

Every once in a while I'm unable to open the NoMachine client. If I double click, I just get the error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore. And nothing in the console. If I try ...
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Can't open my mac after installing windows using bootcamp

My macbook pro isn't working well after I installed windows 8.1 using bootcamp. It displays the blue screen, and get an error. Now there is only Windows option in startup, and it says that your PC ...
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Display blank on formula error

I'm making a timesheet. I have =sum (A2-A1) but I have more than one task a day and not all times are used. The cells without time in them result in an error with the formula. Which, in turn, choses ...
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CSS error in Safari, pages don't load

So recently I updated to OS El Capitan 10.11.2 and it has interfered with my Safari experience (I think). I am somehow not able to see any pages in my Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Sheets), but I can ...
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Error installing OSX El Capitan

I am trying to install OSX El Capitan in a Mac Mini but I get the error: OS X could not be installed on your computer! A disk with a mount point is required Quit the installer to restart ...
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Error when running security in Terminal

I'm trying to export the keychains in Terminal. This is the code I used security> export -k SystemCACertificates.keychain -t all -f openssl -o goodone.txt And this is the error I got security: ...
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Finder reports error code -36 when copying some files

I have a 4.6GB file on my hard drive. Today when I tried to copy it to another machine through network, I got the following error message from Finder halfway through the copy: The Finder can't ...
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Apple Hardware Test result: 4HDD/11/40000000: SATA(0,0). But repaired Disk and Permissions w/o a problem

Ran an Apple Hardware Test. Result: 4HDD/11/40000000: SATA(0,0). Then repaired Disk and Permissions. Result: Volume appears to be okay. But during use, sometimes it freezes randomly and my MBP ...
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Where to find shutdown causes errors list?

Are there any longer shutdown causes error codes lists than this? https://georgegarside.com/blog/osx/shutdown-causes/
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Boot Camp “Can't install the software” error

I'm getting the following nondescript error whenever I try to use Boot Camp assistant under 10.11.1 to setup a Windows 10 install. This happens while (or possibly right after) the process is ...
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How to recover from Time Machine “error creating the backup folder”

Today TimeMachine crashed: it isn't making backups... when I try to start a newbackup, I get this error: Time Machine could not complete the backup "Drive Name". Could not complete the backup. There ...
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Restore from Backup: Apps in iTunes library were not installed on iPhone because Unknown Error occurred 0xE800002D

After iPhone Restore from Backup & Sync causes iTunes Error Message: I posted this weird copying behavior here: Issues & Errors with Restore from ios7 Backup to ios9 on iPhone 5? The ...
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My iPhone isn't playing WhatsApp videos sent from an android device through WhatsApp

I have an iPhone 5s and it isn't playing videos sent to me on WhatsApp, the sender is a Samsung user so maybe that's why? I can only hear the sound but the image is blank. Is there a way to fix this ...
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Why is SpotlightNetHelp denied file-read-data for root?

I'm getting many of these two similar errors on my console. 10/21/15 11:06:29.737 AM sandboxd[140]: ([368]) SpotlightNetHelp(368) deny file-read-data / 10/21/15 11:07:11.000 AM kernel[0]: ...