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Can't restart Mac: Finder not responding or «not open anymore» & other culprits

First-timer here. I have been experiencing several serious-looking problems with my MacBook (OSX Yosemite 10.10.5, model MacBookPro10,1: Mid 2012 Retina, 16GB RAM, 768GB SSD) for a while now, the ...
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nitproc exited — exit reason namespace 2 subcode 0xa description: none

This problem started almost a week now. The kernel panic kept reoccurring. It happened for over 6 hours today before finally started. I got this report, and wish someone could help identify what the ...
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How to troubleshoot spurious restart?

MBP 15 inch 2018, 2.9 GHz i9, 32 GB, 2TB; 10.13.6 If I leave my system unattended for several hours, it will restart itself - as if someone selected applemenu>Restart... Apple has been no help so ...
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Can't start Mac in recovery mode - only get folder with question mark instead

I can't start my MacBook Pro 2017 using controlR, controloptionR, or shiftcontroloptionR. For all combinations I only get the folder with a question mark shown. What can it mean and how can I fix ...
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iPad Pro keeps repeatedly restarting

My iPad Pro(9.7" cellular) keeps restarting and sometimes I won’t even get to finish entering the passcode. Troubleshooting I have done a hard reset I have not installed any new apps I have updated ...
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Mac keeps randomly restarting after logic board replacement

I got my logic board replaced due to water damage a few days ago and ever since i've got it back, a few times a day my laptop has a kernel panic and restarts. This appears to happen when i leave it on ...
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Macbook Pro Rentina 2015 suddenly restart without giving any message

My Macbook just suddenly restarted last night. I did some research on this morning and I found my log of kernel panic as below. Please may you help me to find what was the cause and how to solve it? ...
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MacBook 2015 High Sierra restarting every time it goes to sleep mode

Every time I try to use my macbook after a night in sleep mode it will restart Here is the error log, any suggestions to fix this? Wed Jun 6 06:22:55 2018 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 1 caller ...
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Re-start an app game from zero [duplicate]

I bought a new iPad and my wife is taking my old Mini. She really likes "Word Collect", but wants to start at the beginning, not at my level. I deleted the app, deleted the backup, but when I reload ...
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MacBooks randomly restarting at same time: virus or forced software update?

At about 8:50 PDT this morning, 2 out of 3 MacBooks in our household restarted at the same time (about 1 minute apart). What happened is I left the room for about 5 minutes, and when I came back I saw ...
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How can I stop applications from preventing restarts?

I have some applications that routinely prevent restarts from happening correctly (most often iTerm2 and Slack, though others participate as well). When I request a Restart, these applications will ...
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Problems booting from Windows 10 Boot Camp into High Sierra

Since installing High Sierra I’ve had trouble booting into Mac OS X from Windows 10. I use a 2016 MacBook Pro, run closed, hooked up to two external monitors. When I restart Windows, I hold down the ...
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How can I find the reason for my Mac's recent “restart”?

My Mac just "restarted" while I was looking away and I'd like to know if it was a crash or a postponed restart due to an update. My Mac does sometimes crash and restart but hasn't done so for a ...
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Safari downloads sometimes continue, sometimes restart

I'll be in the middle of a long download (a software package or movie) and a network glitch will halt the download ("The network connection was lost"). In the Downloads icon on the Toolbar, I see the ...
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Every few restarts, Mac won't start up, unless I reset PRAM

For some reason, every few times (let's say every 5 times) I restart my Mac Mini (running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3, on an SSD), the startup screen will get stuck on the white loading bar with a black ...
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iPhone brightness gets set to the lowest after restart

Whenever I restart my iPhone, the brightness gets set to the lowest, so it is very dim. Then I have to adjust it back to around the middle, where I like it. How do I stop this from happening? I turn ...
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Restart screen features a progress bar: what is it?

Sometimes (and in particular the last two times I restarted), a strange bar looking like a load bar or a copy bar appears on the restart screen, as in the image below. I am running Mac OS X 10.9.5. ...
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How do I prevent Mac apps from blocking the restart process?

My desktop is configured in such a way that a sudden power loss (or abrupt restart) would result in absolutely no data lost. I therefore want to make sure that updates can always install on schedule ...
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iPhone 5s 16GB iOS11 randomly restarts

I think it has to do with iOS 11. I have tried updating to latest 11.2.1, but it did not help, also tried backup, reset, and restore did not help. Does anyone have a solution? EDIT 12/21: I should ...
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macOS: How to force hibernate, shut down, and restore

I want to Write the current state of macOS to /private/var/vm/sleepimage immediately before shutting down Power on my Mac again and boot into my Boot Camp Windows partition (by holding opt at boot) ...
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Kernel panic - Mac won't allow me to log in

My MacBook Pro is going through some sort of kernel panic, however it is not letting me log in at all. It just keeps restarting and playing the chime music before showing some error code text on the ...
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Iphone 6 restarting in 2.5 minutes. Error log shows Panic.ips messages

My iphone 6 is restarting every 2.5 minutes Changes battery - No Go U2 IC was changed - No Go Power button was not working - replaced - No Go Error log shows lots of Panic.ips messages, Can anyone ...
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Mac Starting Up in MacOs Utilities When Restarting/ After Shutdown

I have a MacBook Pro 13inch 2017 and randomly one day when I started it up after shutting down it brought me to the MacOs Utilities window. This happens every time since then after a shutdown or a ...
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Sleep Wake Failures because of watchdog on 10.13 (supplemental update)

I have experienced this twice in the last 48 hours, both occurring around the same time. Are the times correlated or coincidence? Can anyone shed some light on this for me? Relevant lines from system....
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macOS 10.13: Entering sleep mode restarts iMac

I have a problem on my iMac (late 2013) ever since I installed High Sierra (10.13 - 17A405). When my iMac goes into sleep mode because I'm away for too long, or when I manually activate sleep mode (...
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Is it possible to restart Mac into OS X once switched over to Windows but logged out?

Sorry if my question title seems confusing. I have a very specific situation here. My brother died and I have inherited his Mac. I don't know any of his passwords and can't access anything. His Mac ...
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Reboot application without restarting Mac

Whenever I try to open Preview on my MacBook, the application doesn't work and I need to force quit it. I would usually restart my Mac to resolve the issue, but I have some code running on the same ...
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How to restart USB subsystem?

I'm developing onto Arduino and sometimes the USB port that is being used stops working. Then I need to plug the device into another USB port. Once all the USB ports stop working I have to restart the ...
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iPhone 6s restarts - apple offers a “new one” (refurbished) as exchange solution

After having my iPhone 6s locked for 2-3 hours, sporadically (once per week) it presents the following problem: No response to home button After pressing 1-2 times for 2-3 seconds the unlock button ...
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Mac Mini - New SSD - Randomly restarting

I've had my 2011 Mac Mini for a while. About a year ago the internal HDD decided to give up. Oh well. I just now finally got around to being able to replace the hard drive. I decided to go with an ...
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Mac Mini shutdown restart and sleep issues

I have a mac mini (mid 2011) with some strange sleep behaviour: Basically whenever (~90% of the time) it tries to go to sleep, it reboots. It also does the same if you hit shutdown. I assume hitting ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for shutting down Mac, restarting, etc. stopped working since upgrading to macOS Sierra

Since I upgraded to macOS Sierra, the keyboard shortcuts to restart my Mac, shut it down, etc. don't work anymore. I press them, and nothing happens. However, if I restart my Mac, then they briefly ...
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Increase the time of the pmset countdown

Is there a way to change the delay time until a scheduled sleep/restart/shutdown occurs? It starts at 10 minutes (10:00), but I want to change it to 30 minutes (30:00). As you can see above, the ...
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iPhone restarting when battery below X% [duplicate]

My iPhone restarts "randomly" when the battery is below a certain threshold (which I haven't been able to specifically pinpoint). A couple weeks ago I had the battery replaced with a new one, as ...
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iPhone restarts randomly

I have iPhone 5s 16gb ios 10.2.1 still under warrenty. I'm facing some random restarts from past few weeks. I went to apple service center, where they kept my phone for few days but didn't face any ...
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Mac 17" stuck in reboot loop

I turn on my mac to a grey screen then the apple logo appears then the log in I put in my password then I see my account pic with a loading bar below it then the screen goes grey shuts off and does ...
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How do I know if an update requires restart in macOS Sierra?

How do I know if an update requires restart in macOS Sierra? I just updated iTunes and read the description of the update, but couldn't find any mention of a restart required. After a moment the ...
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Force restart iPhone using a software (without iPhone's permission)

My iPhone's power button is not working. I've been using assistive touch option for a long time. However yesterday my iPhone was acting up and couldn't turn it off by long pressing assistive touch's ...
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iCloud sync slowly taking up space

Over the course of like 15 minutes, iCloud starts filling up the hard drive, and when I restart, the space is freed again, and the process begins again. What should I do to prevent this?
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Finder crashes and cannot be relaunched (El Capitan, 2010 Macbook Air)

Model: Macbook Air (11", Late 2010, 1.6 GHz) OS: El Capitan 10.11.6 Problem: Whenever I try to shut down or restart my Mac, Finder crashes and then nothing else happens. The computer continues to ...
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What causes a full restart vs a resume when battery dies?

There are many times where if my macbook pro dies, it will simply resume where it left off once i plug in the power and turn it on. Other times, it will do a complete restarting and I will loose all ...
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Macbook Pro 2014 shuts down at random intervals

Thanks @fbara for suggestion to add more details Device: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) OS: 10.11.6 (15G1004) pmset -g log from one of the times it occurred UUID: (null) 2016-09-07 20:...
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iMac won't restart for Security Update 2016-001 10.11.6

I have been having problems when I go to install the above update. I click 'restart' to allow the computer to update but it never does. The dock and desktop wallpaper remain but the menu bar at the ...
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How do I speed up Mac boot to the ready desktop in El capitan [duplicate]

My computer has become slow to fully boot since updating to 10.11. This isn't helped by Applications (including their previous windows) reopening automatically post login. I am aware that this is part ...
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Does mac restart work reliably with restoring open applications and restoring states in every case?

I'm new to mac, so far when restarting everything worked reliably as it did before and was more or less in the same state. Can I as a dev lean on not loosing any state information when restarting? ...
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Restart with the same windows and programs open

I have an iMac iOS 10.11.4. When I restarted it, all the programs and windows came back as it was. I do not why, it does not happen anymore. How can I have that feature back?
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Clean shutdown/restart from terminal in 10.7+

I have a headless system that is controlled remotely that I need to shutdown/restart in an automated way (without the use of VNC or local keyboard/mouse). Using various commands via SSH or via my ...
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Why are my Login Items cleared upon restart?

Since I have been using OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 (Beta 15D13b), most of my login items are not remembered. With the exception of Dropbox and WD Quick, all other applications I put into Login Items (e.g....
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How to force restart an iPhone with broken home button [duplicate]

Earlier today I was on my iPhone and it randomly froze so I turned it off. When I went to unlock it it wouldn't move. I couldn't unlock it or tap anything. So now I can only stay on the lock screen. I ...
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Finder wont respond on every restart attempt

Starting recently, every time I try to restart my laptop (MacBook Pro 15-inch, Mid 2012) everything exits fine, the menu bar disappears, but then finder won't quit. If I open the dock and right-click ...