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Your Mac may have crashed while it was sleeping. Hold the power button until it shuts down with a faint clunk. After a few seconds, power it on again.


When you press the power button, is there a startup chime, whirring, lights, a faint glow on the screen? If not, is the power cable securely connected? Is the mains socket

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