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Mac Errors

Tutorials, that will help you troubleshoot various system and application errors in different versions of MacOS, caused by driver malfunction, virus infection, software incompatibility, etc.

How to fix “”HPDeviceMonitoring.framework” will damage your computer” error on Mac

In late October 2020, Mac users discovered an issue with HP printers. On computers with Catalina and Mojave OS, the errors "HPDeviceMonitoring.framework" will damage your computer or "HPDM.framework" will damage your computer appear. Macs running High Sierra and earlier do not have this problem. Regardless of what users clicked after the error ("Show in Finder" or "OK"), this pop-up appears over and over again, making it difficult for some users to use the PC. Also, due to an error, it is impossible to print to printers. There is no reason to worry, HPDeviceMonitoring.framework is not malware, but a piece of software for HP printers. The error pop-up is displayed by Apple's XProtect software, which is part of the Apple Gatekeeper security system. Gatekeeper acts as an antivirus, it detects and blocks malware. However, according to our research in this case there is just a problem with the revoked certificate of HP printing software. Among other possible reasons: HP drivers malfunction, HP software corruption. HP and Apple have worked to remedy the situation and have released an update. However, some users still experience this or similar problems. In this tutorial, we will explain all necessary steps needed to get rid of the ""HPDeviceMonitoring.framework" will damage your computer" error in MacOS and restore your printer functionality.

How to fix kernel_task high CPU usage on Mac

If you walk in the Activity Monitor, which is the equivalent to the Windows Task Manager, you will see a number of processes and resource consumption of it. If some of the tasks are highlighted red exceeding the amount of CPU usage, Mac becomes sluggish, overheating boosts fan speed producing a lot of sounds, and other disturbing effects that prevent you from normal usage. Kernel_task is simply the name of different processes reflecting additional information upon them. There are multiple reasons that can destroy Mac performance such as malware, bugged updates, wrong software configuration, and hardware problems. Unless taken seriously, this can reduce the lifespan of your processor, graphic card, or other components. We have gathered several methods that have been successful at dealing with kernel_task issues.