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phone line wakes Mac Mini

Message #1 - Posted 2006/04/09 - Sawney Beane

I've discovered with with the keyboard and mouse unplugged, I can wake my Mac Mini by picking up the telephone. When I hang up, the computer wakes up.

If I find my computer awake when I come home, I suppose it's because my phone rang in the last few minutes.

Are all Mac Minis like that? Should I disconnect the phone line when I leave? That would keep it from waking up and provide lightning protection.

Message #2 - Posted 2006/04/10 - Edward Doty

Sawney Beane wrote:

I've discovered with with the keyboard and mouse unplugged, I can wake my Mac Mini by picking up the telephone. When I hang up, the computer wakes up.

If I find my computer awake when I come home, I suppose it's because my phone rang in the last few minutes.

Are all Mac Minis like that? Should I disconnect the phone line when I leave? That would keep it from waking up and provide lightning protection.

Try going to System Preferences, Energy Saver, Options and un-check the Wake when modem detects a ring option.

Message #3 - Posted 2006/04/10 - Sawney Beane

Edward Doty wrote:

Sawney Beane wrote:

I've discovered with with the keyboard and mouse unplugged, I can wake my Mac Mini by picking up the telephone. When I hang up, the computer wakes up.

If I find my computer awake when I come home, I suppose it's because my phone rang in the last few minutes.

Are all Mac Minis like that? Should I disconnect the phone line when I leave? That would keep it from waking up and provide lightning protection.

Try going to System Preferences, Energy Saver, Options and un-check the Wake when modem detects a ring option.

Thanks, that was easy! I'd been to Energy Saver but overlooked the Options button.

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