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What To Do If Your MacBook Pro Touch Bar Gets Hung

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What To Do If Your MacBook Pro Touch Bar Gets Hung

MacBook Pro 2016 brought a refreshing new feature in the form of the Touch Bar. This latest addition to the Macbook received huge accolades from all corners. The Touch Bar is very handy and the offered options in different native MacOS applications make the experience even more comfortable. The Touch Bar comes up with a unique set of options once you open up any application making it easier for the users to navigate in that application.

It has a deep integration with the operating system and almost all the famous MacOS applications have been updated to work seamlessly with the Touch Bar. However, even this Touch Bar isn’t hang-proof and might hang sometime. In such cases, most users just restart the whole system, but you don’t need to do it.


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There are two ways to solve the problem of hung MacBook Pro Touch Bar. One is using the Monitoring system, while the other is through Command line. Just follow these steps:


Using Monitoring system:

Step 1: Open the ‘Utilities’ folder in the Programs folder.

Step 2: Run “monitoring system”

Step 3: Click the CPU tab, and look below the process of «Touch Bar agent»

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Step 4: Now check how much CPU time has been consumed by which process.

Step 5: Usually the process causing the problem will have an abnormally high activity.

Step 6: Select this process from the list and click the «X» on the top bar.


Using the “Command Line”:

Step 1: Open the ‘Utilities’ folder and run the Terminal application.

Step 2: Copy  “pkill Touch Bar agent” ( without the quotes).

Step 3: Run the command.

Voila, your Touch Bar will start working fine in a second. Let us know if it helped and do posts your comments below if this helped you.

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Source: MacDigger

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