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Computer restarting on video cam after update to 10.14.6

I've updated to Mojave 10.14.6 and since then I had two random restarts. Both of them while I was having a video call. First one, I was using Slack. A video call. Second, I was using Facebook. ...
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Does a force restart in iOS do anything different from a normal restart?

I'm presenting a talk on troubleshooting OS X and iOS for a Mac user group next month, and I was surprised to hear that several members thought a "hard reset" or force restart of an iPhone or iPad is ...
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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 forgets login screen keyboard setting, falls back to US English [duplicate]

My keyboard setting is German. After restart the login screen keyboard setting is always US English. How can I permanently change the keyboard to German, also for login after restart?
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After unused for a while, MacBook Pro can't access internet and gets the spinning ball of death

Here are my stats and a brief summary of the problem: MacBook Pro 15 inch Touch Bar 2018 (MR932. Core i7 2.2 GHz, 16 GB, 256 GB, Radeon Pro 555X) running Mojave v10.14.6. Sometimes after unused for a ...
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How do I start my iPhone after it's been jailbroken?

I have an iPhone that was jailbroken and I tried to factory reset it. It said it was going to take about an hour but after all its processes, it turned off and now is stuck on this screen. How do I ...
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Are there any other way to restart to recovery HD

I tried to restart while keep pressing Command-R However, my keyboard is not mac keyboard. There is windows-R. It works exactly like Command-R in all circumstances. Well, I keep failing to get into ...
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Using The Terminal Command to Shutdown, Restart and Sleep My Mac?

I'm getting more interested in using Terminal as an alternative way to address solutions on my Mac. I have seen this question entitled "Is there a better way to shutdown/restart OSX?". I would ...
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iMac won't shut down or restart

Running High Sierra 10.13.6, I tried to install Security Update 2019-003, but it would not install because the computer gets stuck (blank screen, responsive pointer) when trying to restart. Now I see ...
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How to permanently disable “reopen windows”?

I never want to login and be bombarded with the old windows I had open last time I was using my Mac. It is distracting and it is counter to my understanding that the computer is here to serve me, not ...
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How To Execute Login Items Before Application Reopen?

System Preferences -> Users & Groups -> [user] -> Login Items seem to be executing after, or at least in parallel with, the application reopens on reboot. In my case this is undesirable because ...
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After reinstall macOS 10.13.6, App store not work with updates

Simple. Opened App Store Updated software Stuck. Now my computer not restart. Now the only way to restart my computer is via terminal
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When MacBook runs out of battery after restart message problem detected occurs

For some months I have the following problem: After a restart (when my MacBook Pro 2017) runs out of battery, and after having logged in, a message that the computer was shut down unexpectedly occurs. ...
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My iPad Air Wi-Fi (A1474) won't restart after getting a new system update

After I updated my iPad Air Wi-Fi (A1474), I couldn't get it to turn on again. What could have possibly gone wrong and how do I rectify?
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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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How to prevent apps from from not letting you restart Mac OS

When I press restart button I mean it. Though Netbeans, iTerm, XAMPP think that they know better than me, and I get an error that the process has been stopped because of one of these apps. Is there ...
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Uncheck “Reopen windows when logging back in” by default

The shutdown/restart dialog has a check-box Reopen windows when logging back in which is checked by default. I need to change its behavior to be unchecked by default. Is this possible? If yes, how can ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 Random Restart > Previous shutdown cause: -20

I have MacBook Pro 2018 (Mojave 10.14.1) just brought it 3 weeks ago, now i have random restart when i use it. i only browse internet, play spotify but suddenly the screen goes black and it ...
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iMac6,1 showing multicolor after installing mac os x 10.7

It was on Os x 10.6.3 before I decided to install fresh OS x 10.7 everything was fine after the installation but when I restart the 🖥 it start showing multicolor as seen in the picture attached. I ...
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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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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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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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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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Are OS X shutdown cause and sleep cause numbers listed/explained anywhere?

The numbers in which I'm most interested -2 0 3 5 … I might add to that shortlist. What do those numbers mean; where might we find authoritative explanations? Somewhere in Apple open source, ...
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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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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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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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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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Crashs of MBP 13 mid-2010 (MC375LL/A)

I am using a a MBP 13 mid-2010 (MC375LL/A) with the following characteristics MacBookPro 7,1 Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz RAM: 8Gb (2x4Gb in replacement of the 2x2Gb) HDD: WD Blue 500Go 5400trs/min (in ...
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SMC issues on a MacBook Pro Thunderbolt

I've bought few months ago a MacBook Pro Thunderbolt 13'. As a Linux geek, I'm really happy with this computer, and it usually works fine. Unfortunately, three days ago, I wasn't able to restart it. ...
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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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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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Black Screen Failure, requires forced reset restart Macbook Pro 15"

I'm getting the Black Screen more & more often. I didn't have it a few months ago & then it started once in a while in a week, now it happens a few times a day, everyday! My machine is a ...
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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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Daily Kernel Panic on my MacBook Pro

My MacBook Pro kernel panics daily. I have clean-installed Mavericks yet it's not fixed. Could you tell me what is wrong from these reports? panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff8006adbf5e): Kernel trap at ...
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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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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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Improptu restarting of Macbook Pro while in Sleep Mode

A week ago I bought a Macbook Pro Retina (mid 2014) version - and in the first few days of running it I have noticed about 4-5 times that the Macbook occasionally restarts itself - so far always in ...
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iPod Touch stuck in Recovery mode

I am using iPod Touch 5G and I've recently jailbroken it. First, all my apps disappeared from the springboard. But now the iPod is stuck in recovery mode. I get a 9006 error when I try to restore ...
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How can I restart on a schedule, if network users are connected?

I want to schedule a nightly restart of my OSX media server, but I routinely have other machines in the house connected to this machine remotely (since it's also our TimeMachine system, iTunes library,...
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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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Apple Watch Apps Don't Load

I received my 38mm Apple Watch Sport only a little under a month ago. So far, I love it. It works great... usually. Plenty of people online have complained about slow load times when opening apps, ...
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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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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....