Apple has started pushing out a firmware update for the late-2012 Mac mini, bringing along a fix for an issue that keeps USB keyboards from being recognized when the mini is woken from sleep.
Here's how Apple describes the fix:
The update is fairly small, clocking in at just 4.8MB, and should be available from the Mac App Store, or as a direct download from Apple at the link below.
Source: Apple (opens in new tab)
Strange I never had that problem, but I'm using a apple keyboard now. I did have that problem shortly after I bought my mac mini late 2012 though. Even had to call apple support. Maybe its never happened again since my mac never sleeps now since its running a server in a way for iTunes content all the time.
I put my mac in sleep often. Every morning I deal with this issue. When I wake up my mac I have to wait for the second time to enter my password. This happens when I sleep my mac for long hours where as quick errands there is no problem.
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