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ChristianJapan
Jan 23, 2011, 07:40 AM
Last Friday I had some scary experience with my MBA. I sit down in a bus going home and want to work a bit on the MBA. The screen didn't turned on and remained black. There was no life sign of MBA and I though: ok, the battery will be down; lets wait for home and enjoy some music.
40 min later I'm home and unpack my MBA from its bag and it hot like nothing I ever had before plus the fan where running like to cool down hell.

Something was starting the MBA while being in the bag; but I have no idea what that could have been. The MBA is while in the bag overed by some thicker cloth; so I assume that an unintended open of the lid is not the reason which could lead into a wakeup.

These kind of hot apples I don't really like.

Any idea ?



iNotion
Jan 23, 2011, 07:44 AM
i will run a hardware test if i will you.

GGJstudios
Jan 23, 2011, 11:55 AM
Mac OS X: Why your Mac might not sleep or stay in sleep mode (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1776)

rkaufmann87
Jan 23, 2011, 12:18 PM
Run Activity Monitor to see if there is anything taking up most of your %CPU. Yesterday I had a similar situation with my less than a week old 11". What I found was Safari was using from 95-106% of %CPU causing the temp to rise. I caught the temp increase and after doing some troubleshooting finally ended up reinstalling OS X from the key that came with the machine. After doing that and using Software Update to get up-to-date the issue went away. I'm typing away on it now at a comfortable 106F.

ChristianJapan
Jan 23, 2011, 12:20 PM
Mac OS X: Why your Mac might not sleep or stay in sleep mode (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1776)

Thanks; that was a good hint. Bluetooth could be one of the reason as my headset connected to iPhone is also BT; another possible reason would be the shared connection I might kept running.

To make sure I might make a shutdown; the little beast is fast enough.
Anyway: a helpful link.

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Punched on my iPhone; that's why spelling might be wrong.

Bierkameel
Jan 23, 2011, 03:30 PM
Did you run software update? there was a small update for fix sleep problems on the MBA

radu.grozescu
Jan 23, 2011, 05:01 PM
Bluetooth could be one of the reason as my headset connected to iPhone is also BT;

I had the same problem with sleep because of a BT Logitech mouse.

I unchecked the ”Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer” from BT Preferences/Advanced and it works great now.

ChristianJapan
Jan 24, 2011, 05:53 AM
i will run a hardware test if i will you.

Yes, I did. No trouble indicated. At least also no damange ...

Did you run software update? there was a small update for fix sleep problems on the MBA
... always up to date ... thanks to MR I always know when an update is available

I had the same problem with sleep because of a BT Logitech mouse.

I unchecked the ”Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer” from BT Preferences/Advanced and it works great now.

Actually BT is off on the MBA; plus the settings you mentioned are also inactive.


I guess I will watch the next days my user behavior and check more often if the little on get fever again. Might be really "user error".