06-15-2011, 05:11 PM #1
Question--computer just shutting off...
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- Jun 15, 2011
I need help--hoping maybe someone has some insight. My MacBook is about 2 years old and has started acting up. If I unplug it from the power source, it shuts itself off after about 5 minutes. The battery reads as "normal" and having a charge. It's fine as long as I have it plugged in, but if I unplug--forget it. Anyone have anything similar happen or have any suggestions?
06-15-2011, 05:27 PM #2
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- Apr 20, 2009
- 4.1 Mac Pro. 15" MBP. 13" MBP. 17" PB. PM G5. iPhone 6S+ 64gb Gold. Apple Watch 42mm.
Have you tried resetting the SMC? Here's a link explaining how to do so:
Intel-based Macs: Resetting the System Management Controller (SMC)
Good luck, and I hope it's a simple fix!“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” Marcus Aurelius
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