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Ashik, Mac Technician
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I am getting the console icon with the black warning box sign

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I am getting the console icon with the black warning box sign with yellow font appear in the dock by itself
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Ashik replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  Ashik replied 7 months ago.
If you just see the console icon with yellow writing on it (like AY 7:36), it is normal. It is the icon of the Console app. It is basically an app that shows the operations of your Mac and it's applications. You can close it. If you are experiencing any issues with your Mac, then let me know and I will help you. If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please don't hesitate to ask
Expert:  Ashik replied 7 months ago.
The blackbox with text "WARNING AY 7:36" is actually the design of that icon (or app). That doesn't indicate any issues with your Mac. When you open it, it will show infinite number of processes and tasks your Mac goes through like process created, failed, stopped, killed, suspended etc. You can safely ignore them. Just close the console app. If you experience any issues with your Mac, please let me know.