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MacBook Pro 2016: Ignition Problems Linked to USB-C Ports


Posted: December 6 2016
Updated: December 6, 2016

by benjamin

After the official release of the new MacBook Pro A few weeks ago, buyers recently started receiving their new laptop. The latter have thus already been able to test the new computer so vaunted by Apple and the least that can be said is that some have been disappointed. If these new MacBook Pro offer significant innovations (the presence of the Touch Bar OLED for example), some problems have also been noticed.

At the end of last month, we learned that MacBook Pro 2016 users had some problems with the graphics card (read: MacBook Pro 2016: graphics card problems?). Today, it is external disks that are talking about them.

macbook pro 2016 usb problem - MacBook Pro 2016: ignition problems related to USB-C portsIndeed, some models turn off suddenly and do not turn on easily when plugged into external hard drives via the Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C port. Error messages appear later, such as ” CPU Machine Check Architecture Error Dump ” or ” CATERR detected! No MCA data found

For the moment, we do not yet know exactly the exact cause of this malfunction. However, it seems that the problem only concerns MacBook Pro with Touch Bar OLED. The only solution for the moment is to wait for an official communication from Apple to find out more about this…