1

Yesterday while working on my 12" 2017 MacBook I got a warning from system preferences that I couldn't shut down because it wasn't responding.

I force shut down the laptop and it would no longer turn on. After trying to reset the SMC with no success and not finding other resources to solve the issue, I set up an appointment with the Apple store for the next day and went to sleep. When I got up, the laptop just turned on.

Now I'm worried that I just got lucky and will have the problem come back. Besides backing up data, what are other procedures, updates, or other precautionary steps I can take to give me the best chance of preventing this happening again?

1

enter image description here You will need to answer two prompts.

Run ends with:

enter image description here This picture is from High Sierra. user3439894 has provided additional links.

Should you find a problem, you can boot in recovery mode ( hold down command + r then power on your machine ). Look for Disk Utility under Utilities. Run "repair disk".

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .