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You can use a third party tool like Power Manager to make your Mac sleep after a period of inactivity. Unlike OS X's Energy Saver, Power Manager can put your unused Mac to sleep even when an application or process has requested otherwise. Disclaimer: I wrote Power Manager and can answer comments about how it works.


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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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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 ...


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I had a similar issue with mine (mid-2011 MBP running Yosemite), where not only would it go to sleep and not wake up, but it would reboot and freeze midway through the startup process. It would take several hard restarts to get back to a login screen. After awhile, I came across a thread on the JAMF Forums with users having similar issues. I found that this ...


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Bad news? Your GPU is faulty. Good news? Apple launched a repair program to fix MacBook Pro machines sold between February 2011 and February 2013 that have problems with distorted video, no video, or unexpected system restarts. (taken from macrumors.com)


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That log shows few problems. First you have continuous Crash ReportCrash[2551]: Saved crash report for mdworker32[2550] version 917.1 to /Users/TARINISHOME/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/mdworker32_2015-04-03-123458_Tarinis-MacBook-Pro.crash That is the mdworker32 is the 32 bit version metadata server worker process. mdworker is used by mds to scan ...



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