IMac (Intel) :: When Click To Sleep Computer Shuts Down Instead

Jun 30, 2014

When I click on my Imac to sleep, it shuts down instead...

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IMac :: When Click Shut Down It Just Shuts Down The Whole Computer Not Get To Desktop?

Jun 5, 2009

start up the computer and all is fine it is really cool how you dont see the black screen or anything it is all smooth looking with the setup boxes but when it gets to where you should have the normal desktop this wierd program comes up instead. i cant see the start button or my computer or anything it is like some kind of other program on top of it that i cant quit. i have tried everything but when i click shut down it just shuts down the whole computer not getting me to my desktop.

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IMac (Intel) :: Desktop Fan Comes On And Then Screen Goes Black Shuts Computer Down Every 5 Seconds

Jun 4, 2014

I have a 27 inch desktop. Upon turning the computer on within seconds the fan comes on. Then it goes to a high fan. Then it goes to a black screen. Then it shuts off. Then if you click the mouse it will come back on. This cycle repeats itself every 5 seconds. Only one time in the past month did it turn on normally and run for me.

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iMac

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Jun 19, 2014

When I need to go somewhere or just eat lunch, I put my iMac to sleep. After that, when I come back to wake it back up, it stays black.

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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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IMac :: Automatically Shuts Off When In Sleep Mode?

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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IMac :: Computer Shuts Down After Trash Emptied

Aug 17, 2010

I have an external hard drive connected to my iMac and whenever I want to delete something from the hard drive the iMac gets a gray box message saying it needs to shut down and then it just turns off. How can I delete those files without getting that message?

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IMac (Intel) :: Shuts Down During Load Up Screen

Aug 24, 2014

I just got home and I realized the power was out. I bought this iMac literally like two months ago (I actually bought one two months ago but it wouldn't even turn on so they gave me a new one) It was working perfectly fine, and I was writing a report. I left the computer on and left the house only to return hours later with the power out, and when I turn it on it shows the start up screen with the Apple Logo, the little progress circle, and a progress bar that fills up to the end everytime but once it fills up to the end it stays there for a few minutes then the computer shuts off. 

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iMac

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IMac (Intel) :: Once In A While Hard Drive Shuts Down Out Of The Blue

Jun 29, 2014

Why is the harddrive shutting down by itself? I need a hard shut down and restart of the Mac then. Why is that? How to cope?

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Intel Mac :: When Computer Goes To Sleep It Will Not Wake Up

Feb 1, 2012

When my computer goes to sleep it will not wake up, and I have to shut down using the power button on the back and then restart. I called support and they advised me that this only happened when the computer went to sleep on it's opwn but not when you manually put it to sleep, But that proved not to be true.  It will not wake up under either situation?  The support persontold me to logonto applke and re-install the sytem software which I have done but that did not cure the problem either. I have my preference set to never sleep. I am ar]t a loss as to what to do now as when it goes to sleep or I put it to sleep i sometimes will not start up even after shutting down and restarting.I am on 10.7.2?

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Imac G5, Mac OS X (10.7)

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Intel Mac :: Computer Does Not Wake From Sleep?

Mar 29, 2012

Computer does not wake from sleep mode

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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IMac :: Computer Goes Into Sleep And Wake Up Automatically

Dec 15, 2009

I had my iMac 27" for two months, and I am very pleased with the machine - except for one thing. When I put it to sleep, the computer just go to sleep in a couple of hours and then return to no-sleep. It started just after I bought the computer. I always set my computer to sleep, and so I did even then - but the first thing I noticed was that the hard drive was started during the first night. Strangely, I thought and put it to sleep again. Then I fell asleep, but when I woke up next morning the computer was on.

Then I wrote on another forum and they told me to check out: Wake up in network access, which I did. And then it got better. Now the computer has been without problems for a month, but then a few days ago it came back. This box is still check, so it can not have anything to do with it this time. I've also tried turning off all programs, the keyboard and mouse when it has gone down to sleep, but it still restarted. What is wrong? Please run with Sleep and it is a program that will prevent the computer to wake from sleep, but not:

2009-12-14 00:12:00.870 Please Sleep [8574:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-14 01:12:38.522 Please Sleep [8574:207] Wake notification received from the system
2009-12-14 01:13:53.122 Please Sleep [8574:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-15 00:50:54.355 Please Sleep [6883:207] Application started
2009-12-15 00:50:54.357 Please Sleep [6883:207] Application is enabled
2009-12-15 00:51:57.358 Please Sleep [6883:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-15 04:05:05.591 Please Sleep [6883:207] Wake notification received from the system
2009-12-15 05:22:18.061 Please Sleep [6883:207] Sleep notification received from the system
2009-12-15 07:27:34.597 Please Sleep [6883:207] Wake notification received from the system

What can I do? Can I submit it to Applecare? Some peoples say you do not have to turn off a Mac, but I want to put it to sleep, but it starts up the next day. I've also restarted the SMC, but it gave no effect.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Computer Sleep Won't Work On IMac?

May 12, 2012

Since installing 10.7.4, display sleep function works but computer sleep doesn't I've tried several combintions in Energy Saver) System Preferences) but I stillcan't get the computer to go to sleep at the selected time.

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Intel Mac :: Computer Sometimes Turns Off When Is Sleep Mode?

May 27, 2012

My computer sometimes turns off when in screensaver/ sleep mode. Then it doesn't want to turn back on. It eventually does. It's annoying!

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Intel Mac :: Internet Disconnects When Computer Goes Into Sleep Mode

Jun 7, 2012

This becomes a problem when my wife wants to face time me from her Ipad and the Imac is sleeping.

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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IMac :: Computer Crashes And Loses Hard Drive When Goes Into Sleep Mode?

Dec 21, 2009

I just had the original 300 GB hard drive fail in my aluminum 24" inch iMac running the latest update of Leopard. I wasn't able to save it using diskwarrior (diskwarrior said it was some sort of mechanical failure) but I was able to recover most of the data from it by booting from an external hard-drive.

So I went out and purchased a brand new Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB drive. The install went fine, it found the drive partitioned it and installed Leopard successful. Then is crashed and disappeared when I left it alone to run all the software updates. I came back and the computer was stuck on "Restart Required" after downloading all the updates. I went to hit restart now, and the system just hanged, wouldn't do anything. So I hard powered down the system and restarted it. It came up with nothing, just stuck on the White Screen of Death. So I plugged the external drive back in and booted from it. Mac OSX couldn't find the drive and diskwarrior would crash if I tried to run it. I tried to boot up from the OSX start-up disk and it couldn't find the drive either.

So I took the case apart and made sure all the connections were solid and the drive was mounted correctly. Everything looked fine so I plugged it in and it started up fine. Finished the updates and the iMac ran great.

So I thought maybe it was overheating, so I've installed smcfancontrol and started to monitor the temp of the drive. I also took the mac apart again and sucked out any dust in the fans or vents. The drive never goes over a 105 F, so it doesn't seem to be overheating.

However, this is where the problem is consistent: everytime the iMac goes into sleep mode, it crashes and the iMac is unable to find the hard-drive again. Unless I unplug it completely for 5 minutes or so. Once I unplug it, it finds the drive and operates like a champ.

I think maybe there's an issue powering the drive back on? Anyone have any ideas?

And my follow up posting later that day:

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So I ran some tests just to see if was an overheat issue, hard drive malfunction, or sleep issue. I decided to start encoding a video, pulled up Word, Power Point, Excel, started downloading all 6000 mail messages off my server (I never delete my e-mail :-/), also started installing iLife 09, and pulled up a bunch of webpages in Firefox with multiple tabs.

However, I shut off all sleep mode options on the hard drive. I let it run for an hour and came back. Everything is fine, hard drive isn't locked up and smcfancontrol shows the hard drive running pretty hot (115 degrees) but not so hot I'm worried. So it's definitely something to do the hard drives going into sleep mode and not powering back on. It's also weird that I have to leave the computer completely unplugged for 10-15 minutes before the drive is recognized again.

So turning off sleep seems to be my work-around, however, this shouldn't be a long term solution. I'm worried that there is a bigger issue with the iMac, but I'm not sure what would cause this. I've been a PC guy for years, this was my first Mac, and honestly I don't know enough about the inner workings to narrow this down. I would assume this would have to do with the motherboard in some way? But I'm not sure how you would even test it.

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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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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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MacBook Pro :: Shuts Down When Put It To Sleep?

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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IMac :: Energy Saver Options - Put Computer - Display - Hard Disks To Sleep

Jan 16, 2009

1 "Put the computer to sleep when it is inactive for.."
2 "Put display to sleep after..."
3 "Put Hard Disks to sleep when possible..."

I'm guessing that #1 won't spin down the Hard Disks unless #3 is checked? Is that right? I'm also guessing that if I'm downloading a file or securely deleting the trash my iMac won't go to sleep? The reason I ask is because it seems like if I'm deleting the trash and my display goes to sleep, when I come back to the computer i really don't see any progress. What options do you guys typically use? I keep my iMac on 24/7, but didn't know about the first sleep option.

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IMac (Intel) :: Get Rid Of Windows That Pop Up Every Time On Click?

Jun 3, 2014

Every time I use click my mouse, a window pops up saying: Reload page; open in dashboard; open in a new window; download linked file...

How do I get rid of these windows?

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iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5)

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IMac (Intel) :: IPhoto Not Opening When Click On It

Dec 3, 2014

Got my Mac back and thought it would be easy to reboot it from time machine, it kinda was but  Icant open iPhoto comes up with a small window asking what iPhoto it wants me to open and there is none.

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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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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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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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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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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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OS X :: Does Not Sleep, It Shuts Down, When Battery Runs Out After Snow Leopard?

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 :: 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?

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

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