“Too Many Corpses Being Created” Error on Mac High Sierra? Here’s the fix


I am using MacBook Pro. when I tried to boot my Mac, I could see the messages “Crashed: opendirectoryd. Too many corpses being created.”. It appeared many times. One of the Mac users said some solutions to fix this issue. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue.
Solution 1: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
Restart your Mac in Safe Mode will fix many issues on your Mac. But you can’t use some features in Safe Mode.

  1. Press and hold the Power Button to turn off your Mac.
  2. Turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Shift Key as quickly as possible after you hear the startup sound.
  4. Keep pressing the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  5. Enter your User Name & Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.

Solution 2: Reset SMC
If your Mac has a non-removable battery,

  1. Shut down your Mac by pressing the Power Button.
  2. Press and hold the Shift + Control + Option + Power Button simultaneously.
  3. Then release the keys at the same time.
  4. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.

If your Mac has a removable battery,

  1. Remove the battery out of your Mac.
  2. Press and hold the Power Button for 5 seconds.
  3. Insert the battery into your Mac.
  4. Turn on your Mac.

Solution 3: Reset NVRAM/PRAM

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple Menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Then immediately press and hold the Option + Command + P + R keys simultaneously as quickly as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Keep pressing until you hear the startup sound for the second time.

Solution 4: Fix disk errors in Recovery Mode

  1. Press and hold the Power Button until your Mac turns off.
  2. Then Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.
  4. After that Utilities window will appear with 4 options. Tap “Disk Utility”.
  5. Tap “Continue”.
  6. Select the disk/drive (Macintosh HD) that you want to repair.
  7. Select First Aid->Run. This action will check the disk for errors.
  8. Click “Done”.
  9. Close Disk Utility.
  10. Restart your Computer via Apple menu->Restart.

Solution 5: Reinstall macOS High Sierra
Reinstalling high Sierra may solve your problem.

  1. Press and hold the Power Button to shut down your Mac. Then turn on it.
  2. Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  3. Keep pressing Command + R keys until the Apple Logo appears.
  4. After that Utilities window will appear with 4 options. Tap “Reinstall macOS”.
  5. Tap “Continue”.
  6. You will be prompted to choose your hard disk/drive. If you are not asked to select your disk, tap “Show All Disks”. You may need to enter your Apple ID.
  7. Tap “Install”. Wait until the installation process is completed.
  8. Your Mac will restart after completing the installation.

Other Solutions:

  1. Create a new user account and use it.
  2. Check Apple warranty status. If your iPhone covers warranty, take it to the Apple Service Center.
  3. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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