Unusual Login Behavior

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by Fried Chicken, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. Fried Chicken macrumors 6502

    Fried Chicken

    Jun 11, 2011
    Does anyone else have this?
    If I stay on the login window for a while, my mac won’t let me click on my username, or if I do get stuck in an infinite circular spiral until I force shut-down the computer.

    If I log in right away, I can log in.

    Running OS X El Cap;
    Filevault Off
  2. rshrugged, Aug 5, 2016
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2016

    rshrugged macrumors 6502a

    Oct 11, 2015
    You might want to try changing your Energy Saver settings to get around this.
    IE, set "Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible" to not ticked.
    Bluetooth, USB and other problem areas when waking from sleep are a recurring theme, it seems, in OS X. This might be true for you, as well.

    System Preferences -> Energy Saver
  3. Fried Chicken thread starter macrumors 6502

    Fried Chicken

    Jun 11, 2011
    I'll give this a try;
    It would make sense that my Jerry rigged Fusion Drive would have trouble with this configuration

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