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Deathly sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2005/05/05 - Harry Lockwood

Suddenly, my Powerbook G4 will not awake from sleep. Instead, it prefers to shut down, even though the charge registers as over 90%. The only recent change is that I started using an external display on occasion. Any suggestions as to cause?

HFL

H. Lockwood

Message #2 - Posted 2005/05/06 - Tom Harrington

Previously, Harry Lockwood wrote:

Suddenly, my Powerbook G4 will not awake from sleep. Instead, it prefers to shut down, even though the charge registers as over 90%. The only recent change is that I started using an external display on occasion. Any suggestions as to cause?

Dunno, but the first thing to try would be resetting the power manager. The steps to do this vary from one model to another, but can be found in either the small manual that came with the PB or in a quick search of Apple's support site.

Tom "Tom" Harrington
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Message #3 - Posted 2005/05/06 - Harry Lockwood

Previously, Tom Harrington wrote:

Previously, Harry Lockwood wrote:

Suddenly, my Powerbook G4 will not awake from sleep. Instead, it prefers to shut down, even though the charge registers as over 90%. The only recent change is that I started using an external display on occasion. Any suggestions as to cause?

Dunno, but the first thing to try would be resetting the power manager. The steps to do this vary from one model to another, but can be found in either the small manual that came with the PB or in a quick search of Apple's support site.

Tom,

Thanks for the tip. From the description on the Apple site, it sounds like that might very well be the problem. I did the reset and will test.

HFL

H. Lockwood

Message #4 - Posted 2005/05/06 - Harry Lockwood

Previously, Harry Lockwood wrote:

Previously, Tom Harrington wrote:

Previously, Harry Lockwood wrote:

Suddenly, my Powerbook G4 will not awake from sleep. Instead, it prefers to shut down, even though the charge registers as over 90%. The only recent change is that I started using an external display on occasion. Any suggestions as to cause?

Dunno, but the first thing to try would be resetting the power manager. The steps to do this vary from one model to another, but can be found in either the small manual that came with the PB or in a quick search of Apple's support site.

Tom,

Thanks for the tip. From the description on the Apple site, it sounds like that might very well be the problem. I did the reset and will test.

HFL

Tom,

Thanks very much. Your suggestion solved the problem.

HFL

H. Lockwood

Message #5 - Posted 2005/05/11 - Harry Lockwood

Previously, Harry Lockwood wrote:

Previously, Harry Lockwood wrote:

Previously, Tom Harrington wrote:

Previously, Harry Lockwood wrote:

Suddenly, my Powerbook G4 will not awake from sleep. Instead, it prefers to shut down, even though the charge registers as over 90%. The
only recent change is that I started using an external display on occasion. Any suggestions as to cause?

Dunno, but the first thing to try would be resetting the power manager. The steps to do this vary from one model to another, but can be found in either the small manual that came with the PB or in a quick search of Apple's support site.

Tom,

Thanks for the tip. From the description on the Apple site, it sounds like that might very well be the problem. I did the reset and will test.

HFL

Tom,

Thanks very much. Your suggestion solved the problem.

HFL

Umm, well, I thought it did. But, no, the problem persists.

HFL

H. Lockwood

Message #6 - Posted 2005/05/12 - zit

I get this on a TiBook. Also sometimes use external display. If it is really just asleep (is the light blinking????), closing the lid for a few moments might help. Mine is often totally hung, not asleep.

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