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2009 iMac will not stay asleep

Best Answer itsmesunny , 30 September 2017 - 01:11 PM

Well, I don't know what happened but it works now. Thank you for whoever read the post. Go to the full post »

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my iMac is an early 2009. I am running El Capitan.

Lately, when I put it on sleep it will only last a minute or two and then it wakes up.


I went to System Preferences Energy Saver and looked at the settings.

They are both set at 10 minutes - computer and display.

I also hit Restore Defaults. That did nothing.


I took a screen shot attached below.


And then another weird thing happened yesterday.

When I started up, there was a screen that I have never seen.

There were 2 icons:

Hard Drive icon and Recovery.

I clicked on Hard Drive and it was fine.


Anybody know what that means?


I ran Disk Utility for the heck of it, and it came back fine.



Edited by itsmesunny, 30 September 2017 - 06:49 AM.

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Well, I don't know what happened but it works now.


Thank you for whoever read the post.

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