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putting new iMac to sleep disables USB keyboard

Message #1 - Posted 2006/04/01 - VAXman-

It's only a week old. A brand new iMac 20" with the dual core intel chipset.

When the machine is put to sleep, the USB keyboard seems to be disabled. It cannot be used to wake the computer (albeit, the mouse works) and I need to unplug it and plug it back in again to get it to respond to typing. Has any- one here seen/experienced this? It's very strange and even moreso, very an- noying.

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Message #2 - Posted 2006/04/01 - Kurt Ullman

Previously, VAXman- @SendSpamHere.ORG wrote:

It's only a week old. A brand new iMac 20" with the dual core intel chipset.

When the machine is put to sleep, the USB keyboard seems to be disabled. It cannot be used to wake the computer (albeit, the mouse works) and I need to unplug it and plug it back in again to get it to respond to typing. Has any- one here seen/experienced this? It's very strange and even moreso, very an- noying.

I have had some of the same problems with a USB keyboard on my MacBook. However, when I wake it up using the mouse, the keyboard works okay. The only problem I have had is that apple and opt keys are reversed. Haven't decided yet if this is worth reinstalling to clean-up.

Kurt

Message #3 - Posted 2006/04/02 -

On 2006-04-01 08:23:38 -0500, VAXman- @SendSpamHere.ORG said:

It's only a week old. A brand new iMac 20" with the dual core intel chipset.

When the machine is put to sleep, the USB keyboard seems to be disabled. It cannot be used to wake the computer (albeit, the mouse works) and I need to unplug it and plug it back in again to get it to respond to typing. Has any- one here seen/experienced this? It's very strange and even moreso, very an- noying.

Does this help?
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58645

Jim <jen....not....home..remvdots...@....yahoo

Message #4 - Posted 2006/04/04 - Simon Slavin

On 01/04/2006, VAXman- @SendSpamHere.ORG wrote in message <00A538EE.0A9841E7@SendSpamHere.ORG>:

It's only a week old. A brand new iMac 20" with the dual core intel chipset.

When the machine is put to sleep, the USB keyboard seems to be disabled. It cannot be used to wake the computer (albeit, the mouse works) and I need to unplug it and plug it back in again to get it to respond to typing.

Do you have anything except the Apple-supplied keyboard and mouse plugged in ? Is the mouse plugged in via the keyboard or in another socket ?

Simon.

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