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Current version by: Dan ,

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Had the same issue after heavy CAD use of my iMac (same machine, late 2012 3.4 GHz) for some hours, and it continued to happen.
 
After I found this thread, I decided to check the outlet and turns out it was faulty, PEgrounding wire was missing.missing on the back side!
After I found this thread, I decided to check the outlet and turns out it was faulty, PEgrounding wire was missing.missing on the back side!
 
Plugged the iMac into a good grounded outlet and it’s been running fine since.
Plugged the iMac into a good grounded outlet and it’s been running fine since.

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Edit by: MrUNIMOG ,

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Had the same issue after heavy CAD use of my iMac (same machine, late 2012 3.4 GHz) for some hours, and it continued to happen.
Had the same issue after heavy CAD use of my iMac (same machine, late 2012 3.4 GHz) for some hours, and it continued to happen.
 
After I found this thread, I decided to check the outlet and turns out it was faulty, PE was missing.
 
Plugged the iMac into a grounded outlet and it’s been running fine since.

Status:

open

Original post by: MrUNIMOG ,

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Had the same issue after heavy CAD use of my iMac for some hours, and it continued to happen.

After I found this thread, I decided to check the outlet and turns out it was faulty, PE was missing.

Plugged the iMac into a grounded outlet and it’s been running fine since.

Status:

open