Forum Question: How to wake from sleep mode

The space bar does not wake my mac up when in sleep mode.
Tried all the keys, what else can I do?

— Rusty

Comments: 3 Responses to “How to wake from sleep mode”

    2/26/10 @ 10:30 pm

    Pressing the spacebar should wake your Mac up from sleep. If not, then something may be wrong. The only reason I can think of is if it is a MacBook using the battery and the battery is almost empty. Otherwise, I would say something is wrong.

      Rusty
      2/27/10 @ 4:14 pm

      I have the new 27″ I-Mac. I don’t log outI leave the mac to sleep on it’s own with the last page left on. What do you think it might be? Thank you for all your help.

        2/27/10 @ 6:34 pm

        I’ve never seen that happen — at least not on a consistent basis. Try it with no applications running — let the Mac go to sleep and see if you can wake it up. If that still doesn’t work, try removing things from your Login Items to see if a background process is doing it. If it still doesn’t wake up even with no background processes and applications, then you might want to have someone take a look at it (Genius Bar).

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