Avid Users Are Suddenly Finding That Their Macs Won’t Boot

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by mood, Sep 24, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Avid Users Are Suddenly Finding That Their Macs Won’t Boot
    September 24, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...-suddenly-finding-that-their-macs-won-t-boot/
     
  2. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

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    "Apple computers mysteriously break down across Hollywood after software problem...

    Computers across Hollywood are mysteriously breaking down, leaving studios unable to work on films.

    The problem appears to be an issue with the Avid software that is used to produce films, and the Mac Pro computers that it is loaded onto.

    It means that the Apple computers are failing to turn reboot, triggering panic among users who rely on the systems to create some of the world's most famous films..."

    https://www.independent.co.uk/life-...e-problem-shutdown-issue-broken-a9118731.html
     
  3. mood

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    Chrome update prevents some Macs from rebooting properly
    September 25, 2019
    https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/chrome-update-prevents-macs-from-rebooting/
    Google Chrome Keystone is modifying /var symlink on non SIP Macs causing Boot Issues
    https://mrmacintosh.com/google-chro...-symlink-on-non-sip-macs-causing-boot-issues/
     
  4. Rasheed187

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    LOL, I told you so, Chrome is garbage. Seems to be a serious problem. Another lesson is, don't always update software immediately, that's what I keep saying.
     
  5. Beyonder

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    Guess I'm uninstalling Chrome.
     
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