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macos-troubleshooting [2017/12/19 17:23]
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macos-troubleshooting [2020/06/13 23:10]
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-  * **macOS Finder misbehaving, unresponsive, crashing** 
-This occasionally happens after upgrade. The behavior has been observed in macOS High Sierra and, earlier, in OS X Yosemite 10.10x series.  
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-Solution: On Finder, press Command+Shift+G and go to  
  
-  ~/Library/Preferences/ 
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-Locate the file “com.apple.finder.plist” and delete it.  
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-The alternative is to delete the file from the commandline or Terminal: 
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-  ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist 
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-Reboot the machine afterwards. Or from the commandline: 
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-  sudo shutdown -r now "Restarting Now" 
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-    * **Display of "?" after failed upgrade** 
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-Solution: (Re)install using full macOS ([[https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&confirm=VdUU&id=0Bxh4azNOPD_QYlU1ZkpDOWd4MnM |macOS High Siera 10.3]]). Steps: 
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-1. format medium (USB drive with at least 8GB) on MacOS Extended using Disk Utility 
-create bootable\\ 
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-2. mount a full version of the new macOS version and from there, issue a command similar to this: 
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-  sudo << /Applications/Install\ >>  macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia -- volume /Volumes/UNTITLED && say Boot Installer Complete 
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-For old machines, you may use [[http://dosdude1.com/highsierra/ |High Sierra patcher]].  
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-3. Boot medium with Options pressed.