On Mojave 10.14, I try this
Install Caffeine to activate for indefinitely.
In 'System Preference'->'Security & Privacy'->'General', check 'Require password...' and set to 1 minutes (anything that is not 'immediately')
In 'System Preference'->'Energy Saver', set 'Turn display off..' to never and check 'Prevent computer from sleeping...'
using screen ...
I have a very unsatisfying answer to this question: wait 10 days and hope the problem goes away by itself.
That approach just worked for me:
Sun 19 Jan 2020 07:26:30 PST
% log show --last 2s --style syslog
Skipping info and debug messages, pass --info and/or --debug to include.
Yes, security updates show up as recommended updates but softwareupdate -r at least on Mojave is invalid. Note softwareupdate will not install updates for things from the App Store.
If you run softwareupdate -l on a system that is due security updates you can see them prefixed with a * character in the --list output which means they are recommended and ...
Basically, this is a chicken/egg problem where the Windows 7 installation flash drive will not boot properly when the internal drive is hybrid partitioned.
After many hours of false starts, the following steps were used to install Windows 7. You will need two flash drives.
Download and install rEFInd on the Mac.
Use ImgBurn on a Windows machine to create ...
The registration can fail and need to be re-established. Before you contact Apple support, I would open messages on the Mac and sign out of your AppleID.
Sign out of messages with your AppleID
Check the date / time in the Mac in system preferences. Within 60 seconds of reality should be fine, closer is better of course, but it’s not sub second critical.