Mac Energy Saving Discussions

These discussions cover Mac energy saving and power issues.

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Discussions between 21 May 2012 and 29 July 2012.
Subject

Display Sleep Schedule Problem

“I can use a Hot Corner to put the Display into sleep mode but cannot schedule it.”

Mountain Lion - Display Sleep Schedule problem

“I can use a Hot Corner to put the Display into sleep mode but cannot schedule it.”

Weird wake from sleep

“When I close the lid and put it to sleep and it wakes up requesting a password, the password box appears for about 4 seconds, then the keyboard and display go dark.”

Blank screen from idling and prompt user to log in when awaken?

“I noticed making display (not the computer) sleep and then waking does not ask me to log in like a screen saver would do.”

Loose power cable connector in a new Mac Mini.

“I noticed its power cable is loose since I move it around it connect/disconnect cables in its rear sometimes.”

overheating superdrive on macbook pro 4,1

“I'm convinced the drive is overheating.”

MagSafe Power adapter for mbp 4,1 MB133LL/A 60W or 85w?

“Would I be alright just getting a second A1184 or am I putting my mbp at risk?”

Sleep

“When I press a key again it wakes and stays awake.”

New battery or need to fix/reset the battery charge status?

“The battery on my aged 2009 MacBook Pro started doing that, it would die suddenly after 20 to 30 minutes.”

Battery life

“Is this battery hosed because I leave the power adapter plugged in all the time?”