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 Post subject: iMac Locking up
 Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:05 am 
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It seems ever since I upgraded to HS I have a problem with the iMac locking up overnight. It is scheduled to sleep at 2200 and wake up at 0800. It is going to sleep but not waking up! Clicking the mouse or keyboard does not make a difference. Briefly pressing the power button brings up the log on screen but the mouse pointer is locked in the top left corner (hot corner to start screen saver) and will not move; nor is there any response from the keyboard. Only option is to carry out a hot reboot (pressing the power button for a few seconds) then power up again and all seems well. Have run First Aid in Disk Utility.No option to Repair Permissions but I understand that is no longer an option due to introduction of SIP. I understand you can Repair Permissions but need to reboot in safe mode or something like that?

Also when it does come back the desktop icons are not in preview mode despite being switched on. Clicking off/on of [show Icon preview] solves the problem.
OSX 10.13.3
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 Post subject: Re: iMac Locking up
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That sounds like some 3rd party App/Util not cooperating with Sleep in HS.


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 Post subject: Re: iMac Locking up
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Or a Bluetooth problem.

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 Post subject: Re: iMac Locking up
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Got rid of the Log-in items and have tidied up the Screen Savers. This morning it seemed OK. Fingers crossed.

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 Post subject: Re: iMac Locking up
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Done it again!! Mid aftenoon. I think it maybe Adobe Elements 11. Wait and see now.

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