In certain instances resetting System Management Control (SMC) can resolve specific issues relating to your Apple Macintosh desktop or Apple Macintosh laptop.
If you are experiencing issues with power or specific hardware components within your computer, resetting SMC can be a useful repair tool. If your Apple Macintosh computer experiences any of the following issues resetting SMC may help.
The method for resetting the SMC on a desktop is different from the process for used on a notebook. Also the process for resetting SMC on a notebook, with a removable battery, is different from that with a non-removable battery.