I booted up my MacBook Pro after the lid was closed on it for several days. Today when I powered it on there is a red check mark next to my name at the login screen. Anyone know what this stands for?
This happened to me. I believe this only happens when your computer is asleep and the battery dies completely and you plug it in before you snap it out of the sleep. It is supposed to let you know that that account is the one that you are still logged in on. I still can't explain why you have to log in twice. Strange huh I'm not 100% sure though.
It means that You were not logged off from this account. Perhaps You've made Fast User Switch or directly go to Login Screen without logging off.
I believe that it means that you were still logged on when you went off of your laptop/computer. This has happened to me a few times.
Has happened to me a couple of times. I think it's because the battery died while I was logged in, (perhaps, but not certainly before it had time to log out?) Either way, the battery seems to die before the machine feels the log-out process is complete meaning that user is already logged in. I then have to log in twice too.
This happenned to me when I closed my MBP with out shutdown/log out and found Orange tick mark on the following day.Found even keyboard not responding.Had to long press power button to shutdown and the reopen in usual way. by, Mohideen
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protected by bmike♦ Feb 27 '17 at 17:17
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