Why MacBook Pro warm when not in use?

2 years 1 month ago #684497 by Otto F
I've been meaning to ask.   When my MacBook Pro is left alone, like for example over night.  When I jump on it in the morning, sometimes it's warm to touch.  Why is that?  I don't have a lot of windows or applications open, just Chrome.  


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2 years 1 month ago #684512 by garyrhook
That is most likely a firmware and/or driver problem. The system is probably charging when it doesn't need to, or some such.

Contact Apple and complain, after ensuring you have all BIOS/firmware and driver updates applied.


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2 years 1 month ago #684513 by Nikon Shooter
No matter the number of windows, when it is sleeping
and the screen is black, it will/should stay cool.

Was it charging the whole through?

Light is free… capturing it is not!
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2 years 1 month ago #684859 by Kenta
My 2015 MacBook did the same thing.  Never got a clear answer on the fix.  


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