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Mac OS X sleep mode

I am a new Mac user. I need to return to the MacBook continuously with varying amounts of time in between. However, the Mac goes into sleep mode breaking the tasks it was doing. I have figured out ...
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1answer
211 views

MacBook Pro goes to sleep when phone is on it

I have a MacBook Pro 13" with Mountain Lion and sometimes when I place my phone on the computer (usually on the left of the trackpad) the computer goes to sleep with no reason. Although this does not ...
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1answer
301 views

Preventing closed Macbook from sleeping at startup

I have an old Macbook that I'm going to be tucking in a cabinet for use as a media server. It's currently running InsomniaX to keep it from sleeping when the lid is shut. This works great when I ...
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1answer
480 views

Macbook restarts when closing lid

Recently I built an SSD (128GB Samsung 470) into a late 2007 Macbook, and swapped the old HDD with the Superdrive, I used Carbon Copy Cloner to transfer the system, Desktop, Applications, Library and ...
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2answers
498 views

Macbook not going to sleep

My macbook does not want to go to sleep when I close the lid or manually choose sleep from the apple menu. Things I have tried: resetting the PRAM resetting the SMC According to PMSET the ...
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3answers
279 views

MacBook has started shutting down when at 5% battery

This is new, just started this month: Usually it would last until 0%. For a few days it had been shutting off at around 4%. Last night it shut off at 5%... really hope tomorrow night it's not 6% and ...
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4answers
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MacBook does not go to sleep when plugged in since upgrading to Lion

My MacBook does not turn off when I put it in sleep mode, when it is plugged in. I put the laptop on "sleep" or close the lid, but the computer stays on and stays hot! My MacBook goes to sleep fine ...
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3answers
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Shut down the monitor in a MacBook Pro, without to put it to sleep?

How do I set the monitor to shutdown in a MacBook Pro? I do not want the computer to stop running; I do not wish it to go to sleep.
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4answers
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Macbook : Replacing RAM while on hibernate?

Although it is implied that all the content in memory is written to the hard drive under forced hibernation (using pmset), I'm still unsure whether it is safe to upgrade my macbook's memory during ...
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1answer
1k views

Macbook shuts down when battery is empty (should have went to sleep)

In the past few weeks, my macbook shuts down when the battery dies. The battery does not even die at 0%, sometimes it shuts down at 5% or 10% remaining. I tried calibrating the baterry following this ...
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1answer
831 views

Mac boots quickly, wakes from sleep slowly

I recently got a solid state drive installed in my 2008 Macbook and ever since it's been taking about 20 seconds from the time I hit the power button to the time I can begin using the computer. ...
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2answers
2k views

Prevent Mac from sleeping when lid is closed

I am doing a Software Update on my Mac and I would like to close its lid. But closing the lid lulls it to sleep and cuts off the Internet connection. How do I prevent my MacBook Pro from sleeping ...
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3answers
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What is preventing my MacBook from sleeping?

I have a MacBook Air and I have noticed that even though I have configured it to put itself into sleep mode after being inactive for 5 minutes it sometimes stays awake. I've usually got a bunch of ...
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6answers
704 views

Mac Book Pro wakes up in my backpack

This has happened to me twice: I press the power button on my Mac Book Pro, choose sleep, close it, unplug everything, confirm that is off (by pressing my ear to it) and put it in my bag. Some ...
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2answers
625 views

When did my Mac's HD last sleep?

Is there any app or log that says when my MacBook Pro's hard drive last went into sleep mode? I ask because each night when I close the MBP's lid without being plugged into a power source, the power ...
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4answers
6k views

Unpredictable MBP wake from sleep in Windows 7 Boot Camp

I have a Macbook Pro with Windows 7 installed in Boot Camp. I have serious problems with waking from sleep and not sure why. I have the default Balanced power plan selected. Many times when I close ...
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2answers
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Is it safe to carry laptop around in sleep mode?

I heard that a hard disk in a laptop is more susceptible to damage if it is turned on. A person damaged their laptop's hard drive by having their laptop on while it was in their backpack. I also ...
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2answers
313 views

Why does my mouse and keyboard become disabled when my Macbook returns from sleep?

I am running into problems with my Macbook running OSX 10.6. Sometimes when my machine returns from sleep. The keyboard and trackpad stop functioning. I have to plug in a usb mouse and restart ...
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1answer
2k views

MacBook Pro (MacBookPro5,3) not sleeping but shutting down when battery gets low

I've got a MacBook Pro (revision 5,3) which was produced in the middle of 2009 and has 49 charge cycles. When it was all new, it showed a battery capacity of around 6500 mAh. Now that I've been using ...
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2answers
668 views

Macbook sleep issues

Since a few days ago the sleep modus on my Macbook isn't working anymore, and I don't know why. After 10 minutes the Macbook isn't falling to sleep as expected. Does anyone have the same problem or ...
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4answers
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Mac OS X auto Sleep prevention

I have a problem with Mac OS X (Leopard) on my MacBook Pro: when I go away for a few minutes my laptop automatically sleeps and all my running applications stop working (such as my downloads). What ...
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2answers
2k views

Why might a Macbook Pro be freezing on resume from sleep?

My Macbook Pro (17" 2.2 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, OS X 10.4.11) often locks up when it resumes from sleep. I usually know I'm in trouble when the display brightness doesn't adjust right away. Then it ...
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6answers
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Should I put my MacBook Pro to sleep, or shut it down every day?

So. I have this Mac Book Pro 3.06 GHz. Coming from Windows Laptops I'm use to ALWAYS as ritual no matter what, shutdown the operating system. I have this feeling of not doing so affects the ...
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2answers
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Can I run my MacBook in clamshell mode without being connected to power?

At home, I run my MacBook in clamshell mode (closed lid, external display). This works fine when you're connected to the power adapter, but it doesn't work when running on battery. That's how it's ...