Naija Tech News (NTN) on 16, and in content, Apple macOS Big Sur official version update causes old MacBook Pro models to black out and become bricks, apple, Big Sur, macOS, macOS Big Sur .
Apple macOS Big Apple macOS Big Sur was officially released and open for download , the version number is macOS 11.0.1 (20B29). Apple recently released new models of Mac mini, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro equipped with M1 chip , pre-installed with the new macOS Big Sur. Apple said that it has specifically optimized macOS Big Sur to run on these new ARM-based systems. It will provide a major feature not available on the Intel version: the ability to run iOS and iPadOS App . The Intel application needs to be converted and compiled by Rosetta 2 first.
Foreign media MacRumors reported that a large number of 13-inch MacBook Pro users in late 2013 and mid-2014 reported that the macOS Big Sur update was bricking their devices. In forum posts, a large number of users reported this problem. Reddit and the Apple support community also have similar problem reports, indicating that this problem is widespread.
Users reported that during the update to macOS Big Sur, their device got stuck showing a black screen. According to reports, after trying to install the update, the key reset combinations including NVRAM, SMC, Safe Mode and Internet Recovery are inaccessible, and there is no way to bypass the static black screen .
It seems that the vast majority of users who encountered problems were users of 13-inch MacBook Pro at the end of 2013 and mid-2014, but it is not clear how many users of these models have been affected. It is also worth noting that these are the oldest models supported by macOS Big Sur.
A commenter on Reddit said that Apple’s support department told them that they need to make an appointment for the MacBook Pro . Another user said in an Apple support post that this issue has been reported to Apple’s engineering team, so Apple should be aware of this issue now.
Naijatechnews reminds that before clarifying the cause of the problem and Apple’s release of a fix, users of 13-inch MacBook Pro at the end of 2013 and mid-2014 should not install macOS Big Sur.
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