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Why does Monterey mac OS keep freezing

A number of Mac users are confronting occasional system crashes after they update to mac OS Monterey. In fact, a few said that their Mac device reboots randomly. In fact, some users have confronted unexpected crashes after they walk their Mac device from sleep to the Apple logo. At times, you might find a message defining “your computer was restarted because of a problem”.

Well, today’s blog explains how you will be able to fix the Monterey crashing issues. Likewise, you might want to check the crash reports.

Upgrade & Update

In the very first place, you require to be sure that your Mac device is updated to the most advanced version of Monterey. To do so, head over to the System Preferences > locate amr choose the Software Update.

Furthermore, your crashing problem might be caused by a faulty application. For instance, you might notice that your device might crash & reboot when you invoke an application. Built-in applications, like Safari or FaceTime, will be upgraded when you update to the latest version.

Make that the other software installed on your device are up to date:

If you installed any application or software from the Mac App Store: navigate to the Apple menu > open the App Store. On the other hand, invoke the App Store application on your device & hit the option named Updates.

Safe Mode

After assuring that the mac OS & all of your software and applications are up to date, the very next action you can take is to reboot your Macintosh device in Safe Mode. Rebooting in Safe Mode alone might troubleshoot this problem. Safe Mode might also assist you isolate the actual reason of the crashing issue. Follow these:

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  • Decide if you’ve a Macintosh device with Apple silicon or if you’ve an Intel Mac. Navigate to the Apple menu > check out the About This Mac. Afterwards choose the option named Overview tap

Afterwards follow the relevant instructions below:

  • Intel: shut down your Mac. Turn on the device & immediately press the Shift key simultaneously. Once done, you will find a login screen that comes up. Now make sure to release the Shift key when you find it. Now, log into your Mac. Here you might be promoted to login more than once
  • Apple silicon: shut down your Mac device. Press the power button unless you find the startup window on the screen. The window incorporates a gear icon & a special icon for the startup disk. Simply choose your startup disk (like Macintosh HD) & then press the Shift key & make sure to “Continue in Safe Mode”. Afterwards login, again you might require to login more than once
  • Ensure to use your device in Safe Mode. This is pretty normal if your device is slower in Safe Mode. Does the crashing happen? If the problem still appears in Safe Mode, make sure to reinstall the mac OS
  • And when you are done, be sure to reboot your Mac again. It will exit Safe Mode. Now check the issue

Make a new user

Making a new user account will allow you to test so that you will be able begin isolating an issue. It will also allow you to find out something in your recent account that is causing the issue. Here is how:

  • On the Macintosh, invoke the menu named Apple> go to the System choose the optionPreferences > hit the Users & Groups. Make a new user. Make sure to set up a new Admin user account
  • Thereafter reboot your Mac, login utilizing the new account’s password.
  • ‘Does the crash still happen in a new user account?’
  • If the problem doesn’t appear in this new account, you might want to shift data and files from one account to another one. You can also utilize the File Sharing

Further steps

If the problem still persists, you might want to reset the NVRAM (or PRAM) and the SMC on your Mac.

Reinstall mac OS

If any of the above mentioned fixes helps you to resolve the error, you might want to reinstall mac OS. And this is the process you need to follow to do it.

  • Invoke the mac OS Recovery menu. Well how you invoke this menu completely depends on the device type you have: Apple silicon or Intel. We already defined it in the Safe Mode section
  • Apple silicon: initially, shut down your Mac device. Simply hit the power button unless the startup window comes up. Hit the Options (which is shown as Gear icon) & choose the Continue button. Now you need to follow the instructions that come up on the screen
  • Intel: shut down your Mac. Turn on your device & press the Command along with the R keys unless you find the spinning globe icon or Apple logo. And follow the steps
  • Choose the option named Reinstall mac OS Monterey
  • Well the installation will help you further. Make sure to follow the onscreen steps

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