If you have been wondering about upgrading your MacBook or iMac to Apple’s just-launched macOS Monterey (aka macOS 12), you might want to look at keeping off for the time remaining, as a rising number of buyers are complaining of bricked Mac computer systems adhering to the update.

As described by MacRumors, a important number of buyers on Apple Support Communities are getting that their Macs turned off in the course of the macOS Monterey updating approach and subsequently would not boot up once more.

“I was updating my MacBook Pro from 2018 and it was carrying out fantastic until the display screen out of the blue turned black and now it will not likely switch on,” mentioned one particular person, echoing the identical knowledge as lots of other people in Apple’s discussion boards.

The users’ reviews counsel the issue is only transpiring on Intel-based mostly Macs, indicating all computer systems which usually are not driven by Apple silicon are at threat.

The macOS Monterey update issue follows a very similar issue which happened very last 12 months, which affected buyers upgrading to macOS Large Sur.

How to deal with a bricked Mac

As with any serious Mac issue of this kind, the finest option is frequently to consider your bricked MacBook, iMac or Mac mini to the Genius Bar at your nearest Apple Shop.

However, if you happen to be satisfied to do a little troubleshooting on your have, according to one particular person in Apple Support Communities, they managed to correctly revive a bricked Intel-based mostly Mac by utilizing a further Mac functioning that’s was presently functioning the current operating method.

The approach involves functioning Apple Configurator 2 and utilizing this to update the firmware on the bricked Intel-based mostly Mac’s T2 Safety Chip. As most people today are not likely to have a second current Mac on hand, Apple’s Genius Bar staff will be capable to do this for you.

A powerful word of warning is in order also, as if the revival approach is unsuccessful, you might need to use Apple Configurator 2 to restore your Mac, which will regretably erase your internal flash storage. 

Our assistance is to make guaranteed you’ve backed up your Mac to an exterior push utilizing Time Device right before trying the macOS Monterey update.