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Energy Saver setting grayed out?

Message #1 - Posted 2007/01/07 - NotMe

The Shutdown option in Energy Saver on my PowerBook G4 17" is grayed out. This happened before and then stopped. Now, it is back again. I suspect some app such as Tiger Cache Cleaner is messing with it but have no clue.

Help!

TIA

Message #2 - Posted 2007/01/07 - Jolly Roger

On 2007-01-07 04:03:02 -0600, NotMe said:

The Shutdown option in Energy Saver on my PowerBook G4 17" is grayed out. This happened before and then stopped. Now, it is back again. I suspect some app such as Tiger Cache Cleaner is messing with it but have no clue.

Help!

Do you mean in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule? If so, the "Shut Down" menu will appear grey (disabled) until you:

* unlock the Energy Saver panel with administrator credentials * check the checkbox next to the "Shut Down" menu in the Schedule sheet

JR

Message #3 - Posted 2007/01/07 - NotMe

Thanks but, yes, I am the administrator, the ES panel is unlocked but "Schedule" has Start Up settable but Shut Down disabled.

On 2007-01-07 07:53:46 -1000, Jolly Roger said:

On 2007-01-07 04:03:02 -0600, NotMe said:

The Shutdown option in Energy Saver on my PowerBook G4 17" is grayed out. This happened before and then stopped. Now, it is back again. I suspect some app such as Tiger Cache Cleaner is messing with it but have no clue.

Help!

Do you mean in System Preferences > Energy Saver > Schedule? If so, the "Shut Down" menu will appear grey (disabled) until you:

* unlock the Energy Saver panel with administrator credentials * check the checkbox next to the "Shut Down" menu in the Schedule sheet

Message #4 - Posted 2007/01/07 - NotMe

Oops! Problem solved. I locked and then unlocked the ES panel and was able to use Shut Down.

LOL! Whatever works!

Thanks.

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