Sleep rebooted iMac?

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  1. Puppybasher macrumors newbie

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    Hey all

    This weird thing happend yesterday. I wanted to sleep my imac so I pressed cmd+alt+eject. But instead of sleeping it simply rebooted :confused:

    Any ideas why this might have happend?

    cheers!
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    Are you sure you haven't used CTRL + CMD + EJECT instead of OPTION + CMD + EJECT?
     
  3. Puppybasher thread starter macrumors newbie

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    mmm good question. But is ctrl cmd eject a shortcut? (kinda new to mac :p)
     
  4. spinnerlys Guest

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    Yes, it is the shortcut to RESTART.

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1343-keyboard - shortcuts

    Also have a look at the following links, as the information presented there might be helpful in your future endeavours into Mac OS X and could clear up initial confusion and may even prevent harm to your system or your files.

    http://www.apple.com/support/switch101/ - text

    http://www.apple.com/findouthow/mac/ - videos

    http://www.apple.com/support/mac101/ - text
     
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  6. bobr1952 macrumors 68020

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    I was having a bad day a few weeks back and did that very same thing--never really looked up the shortcut for reboot--very similar to sleep--lol
     

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