I have to unplug my iMac to get it to boot up!

Discussion in 'iMac' started by xplnusa, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. xplnusa macrumors regular

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    #1
    I tried searching but couldn't seem to find the same problem.

    So my mac is almost three years old. Never a problem yet, I've loved every minute of it...

    Now for my issue, for the last two days when I've gone to use it, I tap the spacebar like normal to wake it up and nothing... Nada, zilch... I give her the old reach around and push her button... Nothing... Finally I have to unplug it and plug it back in, then when I push her button I get some action... Any ideas or should I just call tech support before my applecare runs out in a couple of weeks?

    TIA

    Heath

    Wow, that sounded really dirty...
     
  2. mdgolom macrumors 6502

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    I have the exact same problem. I changed the energy preferences to prevent it from going to sleep. By change are you using bluetooth mouse and keyboard? I'm guessing part of my problem is my BT mouse/keyboard aren't waking up. I've been too lazy to plug in an keyboard to see if that solves the problem.

    I've just been holding off for the iMacs to get a refresh so I can replace this one.
     
  3. fa8362 macrumors 65816

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    Are you kidding? You should call them immediately.
     

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