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Press and hold the Home and Power Button until your iPhone / iPad reboot (ignore the "Slide to turn off"), you can release both buttons when you see Apple logo. You can even read the official documentation from Apple.


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If you're lucky, you have enabled fast-switching to Assistive touch. Try triple-clicking the Home-button. If there's an option called AssistiveTouch popping up, click it and you'll find where you can put it to sleep or power off by holding the lock screen button. If not, there isn't really any other options. You could try this tips I got at the Apple ...


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The Mac models that support this have a secondary processor, independent of the CPU (it's the LOM on Intel Xserves, SMC on regular Macs). Basically, the secondary processor can have a countdown timer set up, and reset the CPU (forcing a reboot) if the counter hits 0. Meanwhile, a process running within OS X (originally it was a program called watchdog, but ...


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In general, an iOS app is stateless. Whether it's running or not, only the core iOS scheduler knows if a process is loaded into RAM and running or paused, suspended, or "frozen" to storage. If you are referring to the list of icons that show in the multitasking bar - that too is stateless. All the programs that have been run show up in that list - even if ...


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This is a shot in the dark but worth checking, since it is so specific time wise, have you maybe by accident set up an automatic restart under the Energy Saver? Open Preferences Open Engery Saver Click on Schedule


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Go to settings general then accessibility. Turn bold text on and it will reboot your iPhone and fix a springboard crash. I was having the same problem and lucked out and found this!


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ssh onto your Mac Type sudo su -l to switch to superuser mode Enter your admin password type halt and hit enter This sends SIGTERM (and subsequently SIGKILL) to all running processes and powers the system off. Note: Type man halt for other options. EDIT: You could also try launchctl shutdown


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Enable AssistiveTouch: Tap Settings, General, Accessibility, AssistiveTouch (near the bottom) and tap AssistiveTouch to ON. You will now notice a small dark square with a circle in the middle (you can move this square anywhere). Tap the dark circle to open the AssistiveTouch menu, then tap Device and tap and hold the Lock Screen icon. This will bring up ...


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Older Mac Minis don't like running headless (without a monitor) Here's one solution involving some cunning use of a display adaptor and a 100 Ohm resistor.


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So apparently you can use the Back To My Mac infrastructure to get to SSH even if there's no port open on the router in front of the relevant Mac: Find your iCloud account number by executing this command in terminal: dns-sd -E Example output Looking for recommended registration domains: Timestamp Recommended Registration domain 23:45:15.660 Added ...


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Launchd sends an early warning of shutdowns to all scripts/daemons that have a StopService() subroutine. This gives your process the most time to clean up. Just use launchd to start the script and have it run in the background until it's time to exit. After the services that got the early warning are closing down, All processes get a SIGTERM signal a few ...


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You can use BootChamp to quickly restart in Windows from OS X. To restart in OS X from Windows see OS X Lion - Start up using Mac OS X or Windows: Restart directly in Mac OS X from Windows: Click the Boot Camp icon in the system tray and choose “Restart in Mac OS X.” A more tedious way is to set the startup disk to the other OS every time and ...


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Well, good news for you. As from a few weeks ago, you are able to jailbreak your iOS 5.1 untethered, which eliminates the fact you've to "just-boot" the iPhone very time. In order to do so, Jailbreak nation has published a very detailed and good tutorial on how to jailbreak your iPhone. I suggest you preform a untetheredjailbreak and try again. If things ...


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Hard power off, hold power button and home button until it shows the shutdown slider, and then keep holding the buttons. After a while the screen will completely turn black. Now press the power button to boot the machine up.


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If you can't kill something with -9, and sudo reboot doesn't work, you're pretty much out of options. The process is deadlocked in a manner that has prevented the OS from shutting down. Have you closed all other Windowed applications? talagent is apparently the process that manages Resume, your guess is as good as mine in determining why it's deadlocked; ...


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Try OS X Recovery, which is supported in Lion and later and hopefully on your Mac (if your Mac shipped with Lion it is supported, otherwise see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4904 for a list of older Macs that support Lion Internet Recovery. If your Mac is not listed you will need the OS X Recovery Disk Assistant, see http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1433). To ...


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There is no known reason why upgrading an Airport Basestation or Airport Utility should lead to a reboot (and I've never run into this situation either). The best guess (as already stated in the comments above) is that another upgrade was applied at the same time which required a reboot afterwards. Whether you just didn't realize the additional upgrade or it ...


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Take a look at this apple discussion about -1006f which contains this solution : Hold Command and R keys while the Mac is starting to start in Recovery HD. If you can start up, open Disk Utility, select Macintosh HD in the sidebar and verify the disk. If it gives you an error, repair your drive. If it can't be repaired, you need a new hard disk. ...


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Here are 2 simple tools to use: Open Console in the Utility. Type Wake Reason in the search window. That one will display who is waking up your computer. . In Terminal (also in Utility folder) Type pmset -g assertions That one will tell you your sleep mode settings (and possibly show who is waking it up) You can copy and paste that information in ...


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Press command + shift + escape and Force Quit the App Store. You can try updating again after App Store is quit. If this is a recurring issue, try to install small updates first, one by one.


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Although Apple publishes a list of OS X keyboard shortcuts for startup, there is not one for forcing a reboot. However, your problem seems to be indicating a failing hard drive, so make sure that you create a full backup of your data (if you don't have one already) as soon as possible. I would replace your drive manually (if your Mac has a user-serviceable ...


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Leave it for an hour or so. If it still isn't booting, you need to restore your iPod. I would do this ASAP, because Apple is readying for the 6.1.1 release, which may block the current evasi0n exploit. To force restore your iPod, enter DFU mode as shown below: Connect the device to your computer and launch iTunes Turn the device off (hold down the power ...


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Apple advises first trying: Hold down the Power button for 10 seconds. If that doesn't help, do a Power Manager (SMC) reset. No problem. See this Apple support page for directions for specific Intel machines: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964


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Try a verbose boot and see if the text output during the boot sequence provides any clues.


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You say that your "display off button is numbed from excess use". Apple calls this the "Sleep/Wake Button" One of the functions of the Sleep/Wake button is to power off the device. Another is to hard reset the device. A hard reset is performed by holding down the Sleep/Wake Button and the Home button until the device shuts off. It seems likely based on ...


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While your issue may go beyond this, there is one piece of behavior I've noticed with Google Chrome; When you open a new window / tab, wait for the content to load. Wait for the Top Sites and everything else to appear. If you browse to a site while that's still loading, Chrome rarely allows me to browse to anything else. Wherein if I start having this ...


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I had this issue with my Girlfriends iPhone 3G, as you say the only way to resolve is to a restore in iTunes. So are you and your wife running iOS5 or is the 3GS on another version? Once that is done it is worth upgrading (if you haven't already) and make the iPhone sync with iCloud and store your backup there. This way if it happens again you can easily ...


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This happened earlier this year to a friend. The cause was disk directory damage. Upon start (during the Gray Screen of Doom) the Mac was trying to repair the damage automatically, but failing. Here's how I talked her through it. Power down the Mac. Boot in Safe Mode (press Power button, listen for startup tone, immediately press and hold ...


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I really think it has to do with this issue https://discussions.apple.com/message/15844450#15844450 (Problem deleting files - Lion prompts for password) After I changed the permissions for my home dir (follow the link) things looks and works ok. Time will tell if there is more to it, hopefully not. Thanks for your time.



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