Now and again, so not incessantly, my Macbook Professional (2017, 15″, MacBookPro14,3) boots into, what looks like restoration mode, after I did a correct shutdown. Once I begin it up once more, it takes a very long time in addition and presents me with the WiFi connection display, such as you’d see when re-installing macOS, with a textual content one thing alongside the strains of
Your mac must be related to the web to put in a essential replace.
I haven’t got a screenshot because it solely occurs so typically. Once I connect with my WiFi and attempt to set up this supposed essential replace, it tries to put in one thing, then tells me it failed and it boots up once more prefer it in any other case would. If I do not proceed connecting to my WiFi and power shutdown my mac, it boots up once more like regular.
Now, after I’ve been offered with this case, it at all times asks me to register once more within the System Settings Panel. Coming into the password appears to be caught in an a loop. I’ve to close down the whole lot for it to return to regular.
I’ve confronted this challenge on Catalina (10.15.four in the meanwhile), but in addition on Excessive Sierra. Over the course of a yr, I’ve carried out just a few recent installs of macOS with a totally wiped drive, so I assume it is not malware, or it’s a very subtle one.
Does somebody have any concept what that is? Assist me diagnose what that is, or assist me repair it?