Macbook Won't Sleep When I Close the Lid...

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Rovias, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. Rovias macrumors member

    Feb 22, 2005
    I am so brand new Black Macbook won't fall asleep when I close the lid. I've only had it for not even a day and I've already found a problem. :(

    I browsed around for a solution, and I already tried resetting the SMS, but I get nothing. I know my next move is to call Apple, but I just wanted to see if anyone here knew of a quick fix. Please help!
  2. CrackedButter macrumors 68040


    Jan 15, 2003
    51st State of America
    Sometimes my Mac laptop won't sleep because a USB device is connected to it and something isn't working right, the command to shut it down or something.

    Do you have USB devices plugged in? Any of them could be doing it so unplug them all and try again.
  3. JDN macrumors 6502a

    Sep 7, 2006
    Lund Sweden {London England}
    My MBP won't sleep if VLC is open and i just close the lid. Have you got any 3rd party software like that running?
  4. Rovias thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 22, 2005
    Nothing is plugged in and no other apps are running. I guess I'd better just make the call...
  5. Shaduu macrumors 6502a


    Jan 31, 2007
    Sorry for bringing this back, but is it too difficult to just press the power button and click sleep?
  6. gnasher729 macrumors G5


    Nov 25, 2005
    If it happens on the first day with a brand new machine, then it is most likely a hardware problem that Apple needs to fix. Most problems in a new machine will happen within the first week.
  7. mick4394 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 25, 2006
    Flyover country
    It's not a firmware problem. It's a hardware problem. I had to send my Macbook in for service to fix this very problem. The fix was a logic board replacement.
  8. Abstract macrumors Penryn


    Dec 27, 2002
    Location Location Location
    Ah hell, I just had my logic board replaced for the screen flicker problem, and now my new logic board has problems sleeping? :mad:

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