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Mac keeps restarting over and over? Mac keeps restarting on its own? MacBook Pro keeps restarting at boot? No worry. After reading this article, you can not only know why your Mac keeps restarting (Part 1), how to fix the “Mac keeps restarting” issue (Part 2) but also how to avoid spontaneous restarts on your Mac (Part 3). If you have encountered the similar problem on your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus in iOS 11, go to the article about how to fix iPhone X/8/8 Plus keeps restarting to learn how to solve the problem.
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Part 1: Why Mac keeps restarting
Having computer problems? The first thing you should do is restart your computer. It really can be that simple, I promise! If your Mac fails to boot properly and you find yourself staring at a blank screen or gray startup screen instead of your desktop, then it's time to try booting in Safe Mode. “Your computer was restarted because of a problem” Mac alert: the causes and fixes. If your Mac computer is showing a Kernel Panic screen, is frozen or not responding, you may need to forcefully restart it. This works nearly the same on any modern Mac, with the difference being whether the Mac has a physical power button on the back of the machine or if it is a MacBook, where the power button is a part of or slightly above the keyboard. This article explains how you can fix the software update problem. More specifically, the focus of this article is on what you can do to when your Mac.
In most of the cases, the main contributor to the 'Mac/MacBook Pro keeps restarting' issue is 'kernel panic'. The 'kernel' refers to the operating system of your Mac. Why does kernel panic lead to abnormal restarts? That's because the operating system has detected an issue on your Mac and the restart must be performed to fix the issue, which is usually caused by the faulty software or a problematic hardware. How to decide whether kernel panic is occurring? Generally, a message will pop up on your Mac screen showing you 'Your Computer restarted because of a problem'. If you are in the very situation, don't hesitate to get possible solutions in Part 2.
Part 2: How to fix Mac/MacBook Pro Keeps Restarting
If your Mac or MacBook Pro keeps restarting over and over, you first need to know where the problem is. Is the software installed on your Mac the cause of the issue or the hardware on your Mac to connected to your Mac the cause of the issue? If the kernel panic is related to hardware, follow the first two tips to learn what to do. While if the problem is related to software installed on your Mac, follow the last two tips instead. (Other solutions to common Mac/iDevice problems are also covered, go to iOS & Mac Topics to find what you need if you want.)
For hardware related kernel panic:
The kernel panic could be caused by a peripheral device or a combination of peripheral devices that has been connected to your Mac or the internal RAM or third-party hardware. Thus hardware troubleshooting is inevitable to solve the 'Mac keeps restarting' issue.
Tip 1: Check the peripheral devices connected to your Mac
Step 1: Shut down your Mac and disconnect all the peripheral devices. (Keep the display, keyboard, and mouse that are from App connected only. )
Step 2: Start your Mac and use it as usual.
Step 3: Troubleshoot hardware.
- If your Mac works properly after you use it for a period of time and no kernel panic occurs, you must know that there is something wrong with the peripheral device that previously connected to your Mac. To check which peripheral device is the 'culprit', connect one peripheral device to your Mac at a time and test. If a single peripheral device doesn't cause the 'Mac keeps restarting' issue, you can try to connect two or more peripheral devices to your Mac and test.
- While if a kernel panic occurs later, it must be something wrong with the internal RAM or third-party hardware. If so, follow tip 2 to check the hardware.
Tip 2: Check the internal RAM and third-party hardware on your Mac
Step 1: Shut down your Mac.
Step 2: Remove the third-party RAM and internal hardware from your Mac. Reseat your Apple RAM if you get one. If not, reseat the RAM you have instead.
Step 3: Start your Mac and use it as usual.
Step 4: Do troubleshooting.
- If the 'Mac keeps restarting' problem doesn't happen after you use your Mac for a period of time, you know that the third-party RAM or third-party internal hardware should to replaced to avoid the kernel panic.
- If your Mac keeps restarting again, you need to go to the Apple Store nearby with your Mac to seek help from Apple.
For software related kernel panic:
Tip 3: Reinstall operating system on your Mac
Step 1: Use macOS Recovery to reinstall macOS.
- Hold and press the key combination (Command + R) on your Mac keyboard immediately after you press the power button to turn on your Mac until you see the Apple logo or a spinning globe.
- Choose Reinstall macOS in the window and click Continue.
Step 2: If you have reinstalled macOS successfully, go to App Store >Updates to install all the updates on your Mac.
Step 3: Before you reinstall the third-party software, download and install all the third-party software updates.
Step 4: Do troubleshooting.
- If the kernel panic doesn't occur, you have solved the issue successfully.
- While if your Mac keeps restarting again, follow tip 4 introduced below.
Tip 4: Fix 'Mac keeps restarting' issue related to software
Step 1: Use macOS Recovery to start your Mac. (Refer to step 1 in Tip 3.)
Step 2: Use Disk Utility to back up your disk image to an external drive with enough free space.
Step 3: Wipe the internal drive via Disk Utility.
Step 4: Install OS X and start your Mac from the internal drive.
Step 5: Go to App Store >Updates to install all updates on your Mac.
Step 6: Reinstall the third-party Apps on your Mac and copy the user data from the backup you have just created.
Part 3: How to prevent Mac from restarting
Unexpected restarts of Mac could be quite annoying, Thus it's necessary to learn how to prevent the problem from happening. The most effective way to avoid kernel panic is to always update your software to the latest version. You just need to go to App Store >Updates to make it. Easy, right? Hope you won't meet the 'Mac keeps restarting' issue again. For other problems like Mac running slow, Mac stuck on the login screen, Mac won't turn on and more, you can also find the fixes in the related article.
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Contents 5 Chapter 1: Getting Started 5 Setting Up Your Mac Pro 13 Putting Your Mac Pro to Sleep or Shutting It Down 15 Chapter 2: Getting to Know Your Mac Pro 16 Basic Features on the Front of Your Mac Pro 18 Ports and Connectors on the Back of Your Mac Pro 20 More Ports and Connectors on the Back 22 Internal Expansion Options 24 Getting Answers 27 Chapter 3: Working Inside Your Computer 28 Opening the Computer 32 Installing Memory 38 Installing Internal Storage
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56 Problems with Software 57 Keeping Your Software Up to Date 57 Problems with AirPort Wireless Communication 58 Problems with Your Display 60 Problems with Your Internet Connection 63 Using Apple Hardware Test 64 Reinstalling the Software that Came with Your Computer 65 Maximizing Ethernet Performance 66 Learning More, Service, and Support 68 Locating Your Serial Number 69 Appendix A: Specifications 77 Appendix B: Safety, Maintenance, and Ergonomics 77 Impor
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1 Getting Started 1 Congratulations on purchasing your new high-performance Mac Pro computer. This chapter contains instructions for setting up your computer and display. Your Mac Pro features the latest computer technology, including advanced 64-bit dual core processor technology, high-speed FB-DIMM memory, PCI Express graphics and expansion cards, and internal storage, all in an anodized aluminum chassis with easy access to internal components. Setting Up Your Mac Pro Your Mac
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Step 1: Position your computer and display Pick up your Mac Pro by both of its handles using correct lifting techniques. If your display is heavy, use correct lifting techniques when positioning it as well. Position the computer and display so that: Â They are each on a sturdy, flat surface Â The power cable connectors don’t press against a wall or other object Â The airflow in front of, behind, and below the display or computer is not obstructed Â The computer’s optical drive trays
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DVI display port DVI to VGA Display DVI display ports Adapter VGA connector on display cable You can also connect displays that have an Apple Display Connector (ADC) or a video graphics array (VGA) connector using one of the following adapters: Â To connect a VGA display, use the Apple DVI to VGA Display Adapter included with your Mac Pro to connect the display to the DVI port. Â To connect an ADC display, use an Apple DVI to ADC Display Adapter, not included, to connect the display t
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Using a Wireless Keyboard and Mouse If you purchased an Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse with your Mac Pro, follow the instructions that came with the keyboard and mouse to set them up. Step 6: Turn on your Mac Pro Press the power (®) button on the front of the computer to turn it on. If your display must be turned on separately, turn it on by pressing its power button. Step 7: Use Setup Assistant The first time you turn on your Mac Pro, Setup Assistant starts. Setup Assi
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Â Are the keyboard and display cables connected correctly? Â Is the display turned on? Are the brightness and contrast of the display adjusted correctly? If your display has brightness and contrast controls, adjust them. Â If you still don’t see anything on your screen, restart your computer. Press and hold the computer’s power button for 5 or 6 seconds, until the computer turns off. Press it again to turn on the computer. Â If you see a blinking question mark on the scree
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To wake your computer from sleep, do one of the following: Â Press any key on the keyboard. Â Click the mouse. Â Press the power button on the front of your Mac Pro. Shutting Down Your Mac Pro If you will not be using your Mac Pro for a day or more, you should turn it off. To turn off your Mac Pro, choose Apple () > Shut Down. Warning: Do not turn off your Mac Pro by turning off the switch on a power strip or by pulling out the computer’s power plug (unless you can’t turn off
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2 Getting to Know Your Mac Pro 2 This chapter gives basic information you need to know about your Mac Pro. Read on for an overview of the features and ports of your computer. Getting the Latest Information The Apple website at www.apple.com links you to the latest Apple news, free downloads, and online catalogs of software and hardware for your Mac Pro. You can also find the manuals for many Apple products, and technical support for all of Apple’s products, on the Apple Support web
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Optical drive Your Mac Pro has a DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW SuperDrive, which can read CD-ROM, photo CD, audio, and DVD discs. It can write music, documents, and other files to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD±R, DVD±RW, and DVD+R Double Layer (DL) discs. To open the drive, press the Media Eject (C) key on your Apple Keyboard. If your Mac Pro has a second optical drive, press the Option and Media Eject (C) keys to open it. Power button ® Press this button to turn on your Mac Pro, put it to sle