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This is almost certainly hardware related. The magnetic reed switch (or hall effect sensor) depending on vintage of the Mac is faulty or failing and potentially voltage fluctuations due to sleeping are affecting it as well. Any chance you have had it looked at by a tech?


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This is almost always hardware. Each time this happens, when you notice it, run sudo sysdiagnose from terminal.app and keep track of the times. You might find some clues looking at the system.log in each case to narrow down what was happening before the failure. Also, you can start the Apple service online - sometimes they offer to run a diagnostic ...


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Yes, you'll use an app like Caffeine and use it's timer or script a watcher to remove Caffeine's power assertion after the time you specify. You can use the command line peset -g assertionslog to watch the progress of the machine into and away from sleep. You might even be able to use pmset to hard code the behavior you wish after reading the manual page a ...


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Not easily. The keys trigger the SMC directly as far as I can discern, so you'd need to rewrite the firmware to make this change. You can test this by powering off your Mac (or waiting until you next mistakenly command this) and hold the option key. While it's in the boot manager, only firmware is running and that key combination is effective. I'm also not ...


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This worked perfectly for me on 10.10.3 (MBP early 2011): sudo pmset -a hibernatefile /Volumes/OtherVolume/sleepimage I created a path on the 2nd SSD to complete the above command "/Volumes/HD2/var/vm/sleepimage". I have my lidwake turned off so that I have to hit the spacebar to turn the comp on. This might have "helped" with the timing of things, but I ...


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That is one annoying problem... I'm currently doing this at work which is the best thing I can come up with without the even more annoying unplugging of something: Press ctrl+shift+eject to put your mac to sleep. close lid go home next day: open lid to wake up the mac Step 1 of course is just the power button for older macbooks.


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I have solved this indirectly in the past several times like this: One Mac (the one that is supposed to never sleep) has a Energy Saver schedule to wake up or power on every morning at 2:55 AM. It's set to not sleep, but it also has launchd jobs (cron is fine too if you want to maintain that older scheduling method) that SSH in to the client Macs. The ...


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So I figured it out. It was the Logitech Control Center for Marble Trackball. It doesn't leave anything in the system log. The watchdogd complains every time I close the lid, and it is independent of the input hang phenomenon. I uninstalled LCC 3.9.2. May 14 10:06:44 zealot kernel[0]: Google Chrome He (map: 0xffffff8033437b40) triggered DYLD shared region ...


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I had the same problem where my fan was running on high virtually the entire time I was using my Macbook Pro (mid-2014), and found this site. After looking at the posts here I decided to check the Activity Monitor, and for me, it wound up being Google Chrome. The Chrome Helper processes were many, and multiple instances running at the same time. After ...


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If you are playing a playlist or album you have to play the whole thing to the end or just fast forward. Then the player shuts down and reverts back to the clock.


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Reading your logs shows: You are connecting to a server named FUTCHERIMAGER to get your Internet which seems to have some problems with your connection. Your Bluetooth and your WiFi should be turned off if you do not use them. It looks like you are using the Airplay, so you might need to turn them on back again.


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You can try "Lock Me Now" app from the app store. It gives a pretty neat way to lock the mac.


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I had this issue with my new MacBook Pro once. I found that I had NoSleep enabled (even with the app closed). If you have NoSleep installed make sure you turn it off.


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When any computer is asleep it still uses power to keep the ram fresh. Another thing that macs do is to occasionally check for new emails and notifications even while asleep. This feature is called power nap. To turn that off, visit https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204032 for information. Leslie's advice will help even more with using hibernate instead ...


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I had the same problem with my MacBook Air. Tried different settings etc, didnt work. Then I noticed one pattern - If I had Chrome running, then this happens, but if I had quit chrome before closing the lid, then battery remains. So, thats what I am doing now. Making sure Chrome is not running when I close the lid.


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kill -HUP $powerd_pid (I don't have an answer for 'why')


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Its possible that a USB device (keyboard, mouse, external USB hard drive, etc) is not behaving. If you have other USB-connected devices, does this still occur when they are disconnected? You don't mention any additional USB devices being connected, so I'm assuming only a keyboard/mouse combo. Disconnect all USB devices but the keyboard/mouse then type the ...


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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


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I set a 24-hour delay before the SSD goes into standby mode: sudo pmset -a standbydelay 86400 and my MBP now unlocks just fine after waking up.


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Fan function is regulated by temperature sensors. As long the temperature is to high the fan keeps working regardless if you are in sleep mode or not. Since you turned off the heat source that action is usually very short. Somewhat like you car fan, that continues to spin even if you turn off the engine if the temperature is to high.


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as far as i know thats a result of a design. if i am to assume you're using wifi while connected to vpn iphones usually puts the wifi chip on sleep while the screen is locked. to preserve battery life if the module is not being used. that being said, it might as well be due to your vpn, I've used different types of vpn some loose connection sporadicly after ...


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Hadn't seen this solution anywhere which worked for me and a coworker. Check to see if there are any updates for your mac. I had a security update that I was not aware of so I updated and restarted without my monitor connected and it started up just fine.


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I used to have the same problem, but since installed an app called "Mountain". It allows me to customize which volumes to eject and also re-connect for me on wake. It is not a free app, but it's worth the $5.99 (as of the time I write this). http://appgineers.de/mountain/ Note, I don't work for them nor am I connected to them in any way. I just like the ...


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Oh man - that's a bad situation. All is certainly not lost. I would start by calling one or two data recovery services to get a quote from them. Once you have that, consider you could pay $99 for software that would look over the drive and offer to recover files. With those estimates, you can decide if your time and photos are worth further efforts to ...


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I have had the same problem with Maverick (in clamshell mode) / external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster 2443) when I lock my screen and use my bluetooth mouse or keyboard to wake up the computer. I was able to fix the problem in 2 ways: open the lid, login and unplu, replug the external monitor (pretty annoying) when the multicolor static shows, press ...


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I have had the same problem with Maverick (in clamshell mode) / external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster 2443) when I lock my screen and use my bluetooth mouse or keyboard to wake up the computer. I was able to fix the problem in 2 ways: open the lid, login and unplu, replug the external monitor (pretty annoying) when the multicolor static shows, press ...



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