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I have the same issues with my mid-2010 mac 13" too.. i am guessing its the logic board and perhaps have it cleaned up and put some thermal paste too.. as well as cleanin the fan. A computer technician friend gave me this hint
@bayindirh Yes, the save to disk is when the battery runs down. (I wonder whether that's what the Sleepimage file is for, since it wouldn't be a regular shutdown). That feature is available with all portables, even older once, including your 2008. The newer models can do suspend to disk which is apparently (?) using the same Sleepimage file to save copy of ...
Mac portables will go to sleep when their lids are closed but, story doesn't end here. If you leave your mac for prolonged in standby mode and its batters run downs, mac will suspend to disk and will shutdown completely. My early 2008 MacBook Pro does it all the time, so I can assume that new macs are also doing it.
I am wondering whether MacBook Pro 2010 is capable of Standby (suspend to disk) or not at all? Suspend to disk works fine on Mac Air, that's why the Standby lasts long, but I can't get it working on MBP 2010. I tried the settings with "1", "3" or "25" but I see no difference. The "Sleepimage" file is created but it's never touched and never changes date ...
MacBook Air can easily last up to 30 days (I believe it's close to 25-28 days) in stand-by/hibernation, not sure where the 3 and 9 days come from.
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