MacBook Pro :: Shuts Down Instead Of Sleep When Closing Lid

May 16, 2012

My daughter's macbook pro is supposed to sleep when the lid is closed but it usually shuts off the hard drive instead.She has a 15", 2010 model with the latest software and updates.

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MacBook Pro :: Won't Boot Unless Hold The Power Button And Shuts Off After Closing

Jun 17, 2012

My mac book pro (current gen) shuts off after closing the screen and won't start up unless I hold the power button for about 10 secs.  

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Doesn't Sleep When Closing The Lid

Aug 16, 2009

I bought a MBP this February. For some reason, it won't go to sleep if I close the lid -- I have to manually go to the apple menu and press sleep. Any ideas? I tried a clean install, still no luck.

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MacBook Pro :: Stop From Going To Sleep When Closing The Lid

Apr 15, 2012

I have an old MBP laying around that is not worth selling due to a number of little issues it has. However, it still functions just fine and, I think, would make an excelent server. However, there is one small issue: If I close the lid, it will go to sleep. 

I've tried using a few different apps, InsomniaX and Caffiene being two of the more popular ones, but so far nothing seems to take. I know I can do this with the use of an external monitor or mouse, but I don't want to have to keep a mouse plugged in simply so my server can run and I don't have, or want, to set up a monitor for it. 

how I can make my MBP behave as I'd like?

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.7), MacBook Pro 2,2

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MacBook Pro :: Doesn't Always Go To Sleep When Closing

Jun 10, 2012

When closing the lid the Pro doesn't go to sleep on random occasions. This just became a problem. I can plug and unplug the power and it goes to sleep. The sleep mode will also put it to sleep. What can I do?

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Disable Sleep Mode When Closing Lid?

Mar 4, 2008

1 week mac owner here. I just converted from Vista and am having trouble finding a feature I use in Windows.

I usually like to keep my laptop running with the lid closed for extended periods (primarily when downloading). How can I disable sleep when I close the Macbook lid?

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MacBook Pro :: External Monitor And Closing The Lid Without Going To Sleep?

May 5, 2010

Is there a function to enable the external monitor to work with the mbp lid closed? Any way around this without third party software??? I enabled mirroring but when I close the lid, the mbp goes to sleep.

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MacBook Air :: Closing The Lid To Sleep Makes Air Panic And Shut Down?

Apr 24, 2010

I have a first gen MBA 1.6, and recently (like two days ago) every time I close the lid it shuts down. It doesn't happen all the time, but it does happen more times than it doesn't. Booting it up after, a window tells me a kernel problem has occurred.

Sorry, no real knowledge of the underpinnings of how software works - so if any of you have ever experienced this, or have some tips or diagnoses, I will certainly be thankful for it.

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MacBook Pro :: Closing The Laptop Puts It To Sleep - How To Change Settings

Oct 18, 2009

where the *#$& does one change this setting? Right now, if I close the laptop, it goes to sleep. This is bad - for presentations, running iTunes at home... But I can not find where to change this - I've been through every section of Pref's.

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MacBook :: System Going Deep Sleep Automatically / Sleeps On Closing Laptop

Aug 23, 2009

So one day I activated deep sleep from this widget like I always do when I want to keep my 100% charge and i'm traveling with my macbook and keep my stuff saved.

It didn't work. So I kept clicking. clicking. clicking. Nothing.

So I slept my mac, and woke it again and it worked.

However when I went to wake it, I just got a grey screen. I held down the power button to cold boot, and when I rebooted it booted from the RAM file like it would normally when waking from deep sleep.

But now every-time I close the laptop it goes into deep sleep.

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MacBook Pro :: Shuts Down When Put On Sleep (OS X 10.8.6)

Jun 19, 2014

I have a Macbook pro (OS 10.8.6), when I put it to sleep by closing the lid or explicitly choosing sleep option,it goes to sleep, but when I open the lid, the machine shutsdown. I have to press the power button for around 30 seconds to start the machine. In the logs I could find--Shutdown due to error code --79 and sleep failure shutdown.

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Sep 10, 2014

My Macbook shuts down when I put it to sleep.

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Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Pro :: Shuts Down Instead Of Sleep When Out Of Battery

Sep 20, 2007

Is it strange that my MacBook now just shuts down when it runs out of battery instead of just going into sleep mode? It's about two weeks old now. It used to go into sleep mode, but now it just shuts down once the battery is down. Also, I had the most wonderful experience with Apple. My first macbook (three weeks ago) had a small chip on the screen. When I finally noticed it, I thought it was a large piece of dust so it wasn't too terrible. I tried to exchange it at the local store where I purchased it, but it had already been four days and I had cut out the UPC for the printer and ipod rebate the day before and sent it out. So they recommended that I go see a mac genius and see if I can get the screen replaced because I could no longer exchange it or return it (risk losing my rebates).

So, a bit upset that I was too prompt about getting the rebates in, I scheduled an appointment with a genius. When I spoke to him, he just went to the back and got the manager. The manager said instead fixing the screen, he'd liked to give me a new macbook and instant reimbursement for the ipod and printer! (the rebates I sent in will be rejected since the mac has been returned). The new macbook I noticed has a much louder superdrive seems to be working hard every time the computer wakes up and when I open it, but that definitely beats a chip on the screen. But now it doesn't go to sleep after the battery gets low, but instead shuts off.

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MacBook Pro :: Won't Turn On But Sleep Light And Fan Come On Then Shuts Down?

Jun 22, 2009

l tried to turn on my macbook pro this morning, but it doesn't turn on. When l press power, the fan and sleep light come on. but after about one second, it shuts down. The chime and screen dont come on.

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MacBook Pro :: Sleep Light Blinks - Shuts Down

Sep 16, 2009

my power cord comes unplugged. my battery is 100% charged, and yet whenever the magsafe comes unplugged the whole thing shuts down. I notice the sleep light blinks rapidly a few times then when my cord goes back in things restore? Edit: My macbookpro is a Unibody which is less then 6 months old. I received it as a replacement unit from apple (due to a lemon macbookpro i originally had) Which i figured means that the battery cant be bad, i take extremely good care of my computer.

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MacBook Pro :: Shuts Down After Sleep When 2 Percent Battery Left

Feb 8, 2012

I have my mbp just 3 weeks old and I tried to calibrate the battery just few hrs ago. I continuously used my mbp until the battery level reached to 2% (the warning message showed when it was 6%). Just then I had to receive a phone call. When I was busy talking, I noticed that the mbp has gone to sleep mode but when I returned (2-3 mins later), I found it shut down. Well, I think it should have remained to sleep mode but it didn't.

Then after an hour I connected the power cord and switched on and noticed a progress bar which I saw for the first time. I have been charging it for 40-50 mins, now. Also the health of my battery keeps fluctuating between 95-100 %. istat shows this. Is this normal? So what I want to know is, Is this normal for mbp to shut down when the battery reach that low? OR there is some problem in my MBP?

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2), 2.4GHz, 500GB HDD

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PowerPC :: G4 When Put It To Sleep It Shuts Down?

May 24, 2009

i have a powermac g4 that is running fine, but when i click on the apple sign and tell it to go to sleep. It goes into sleep mode and then after that shuts down. Is this normal, I think it might be a setting a have to change but I am unsure because this is my first mac.

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PowerPC :: Ibook G4 Shuts Down When Put In Sleep?

May 25, 2010

I have an ibook G4 14" 1.42ghz.I have it plugged into a power adapter almost always. It has been plugged in in both instances/I recently put it to sleep and when I return anywhere from 15 minutes to a couple hours it is shut down. I have a heck of a time getting it to power on. It took me several times, anywhere from 3-6 times to get it to turn on.

When I turn it on it goes through the usual loading procedures and after loading a window pops up saying the date and time are wrong and could cause applications to act erratically. The date ends up being 1969 and sometimes the time is wrong.

I have fixed the date and it still happens.

I don't know if this has affected or led to this but my battery has been shot for a couple months now and occasionally (probably 1-2 times a day) the power adapter (a cheap copy of apple's) would become unplugged from the laptop prompting the message stating you are on reserve battery and that the computer will go to sleep soon.

Does anyone know what is causing this? How much would it cost to fix it?

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Hardware :: New MBP Shuts Off And Restarts When Goes Into Sleep Mode?

Nov 2, 2008

When I leave my new MBP alone for 2-3 hours, it shuts down and restarts, and when I wake it I am sent to the password login screen, when I enter my password the system starts like I just booted up. In energy saver preferences I have Computer Sleep set to never and display sleep set to 30 mins. Why is my computer restarting?

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PowerPC :: IMac G5 Shuts Down During Sleep Mode

Nov 30, 2006

My iMac G5 (rev A) shuts down immediately after i put it to sleep mode after just starting up the computer. The longer the computer has been on before I put it to sleep, the longer it takes for the computer to shut down while in sleep mode. I already did the hardware test and it said there were no problems.

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Aug 18, 2010

It happens from time to time when I put the computer into sleep mode and let it sit overnight.

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Oct 31, 2009

Whenever my battery gets drained, my MacBook Pro turns off as if the battery was pulled out, I lose all my work when this happens.This started after I installed Snow Leopard, before, it would just go to sleep and my work is safe.

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MacBook Pro :: Scratch Noise When Closing The Lid?

Sep 15, 2010

slight scratch noise comes from the lid when i am closing, the noise is annoying me and happened a few weeks ago.

Do you think it is a fault ?

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MacBook Pro :: Crackling Noise When Closing MBP Lid?

Apr 26, 2009

There is a small crackling noise when I close my MBP lid. It seems like the joints are really dry and need oil almost. Is this normal?

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MacBook Pro :: Using Screen Protector When Closing Lid?

Oct 6, 2009

Do u need to put a screen protector over the keyboard when u close the screen to protect the screen ? or do the keys notouch the screen?

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OS X :: Hinge & Opening Closing Lid Every Day Of Macbook Pro

Jun 23, 2010

I know this may seem silly to ask, but I have read that the hinge is a bit vulnerable on the macbook pro, & mine will mostly be at home on a desk, but I may occasionally take it out. When I have it at home & shut down for the day, will closing the lid, & then opening it the next day weaken it? could I just leave the lid open when the laptop is shut down at the desk?

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MacBook Pro :: Closing The Lid External Display?

Jul 14, 2010

I want to be able to use my MBP with an external display. I read the instructions on the apple website but It does not seem to work.

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MacBook Pro :: Safari Keeps Closing Without Warning?

Apr 13, 2012

Safari and other applications like Skype keep closing without warning. What can I do as this is very unconvenient. I got the following message: 

Process:         Safari [1251]
Path:            /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari
Identifier:      com.apple.Safari

[Code].....

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MacBook Pro :: Why Do Applications Keep Unexpectedly Closing

Apr 15, 2012

Everytime I open an application on my mac book pro it automatically sends me to an error message saying "insert name of application" quit unexpectedly click reopen to open the application again. This report will be sent to Apple automatically.

Once i press reopen however the same message continues to apear, and i am unable to open any of my applications.  

Info:
MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2011), iOS 5.1

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