Powerbutton makes my Macbook Air go straight to sleep

Since i updated to Mavericks my Macbook Air goes straight to sleep when i push the power button. That is REALLY annoying because it breaks up my internet connection everytime.
If i want to go to sleep mode i just close my Macbook. Why would anyone need 2 options to go to sleep mode?
How can i fix this?

I'm pretty sure it's screen off, at least for mine when I tested it.
Agree with you that Apple could have make it "less sensative".  Maybe use it as a boss/privacy key
I did a continuous ping and in the middle of it, pressed the power button ... screen turns off.  Then a couple of seconds later, pressed it again and screen turns on.  There was no interuption to the ping test.
Last login: Thu Oct 24 21:07:32 on ttys000
Alan:~ user$ ping 192.168.0.1
PING 192.168.0.1 (192.168.0.1): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=0 ttl=64 time=3.167 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=1.367 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=3.289 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=3.250 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=4 ttl=64 time=0.801 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=5 ttl=64 time=1.533 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=6 ttl=64 time=3.226 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=7 ttl=64 time=1.376 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=8 ttl=64 time=3.204 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=9 ttl=64 time=1.480 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=10 ttl=64 time=1.166 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=11 ttl=64 time=1.201 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=12 ttl=64 time=1.196 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.0.1: icmp_seq=13 ttl=64 time=1.370 ms
^C
--- 192.168.0.1 ping statistics ---
14 packets transmitted, 14 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 0.801/1.973/3.289/0.950 ms

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    Went to apple store genus bar thye changed some settings and got rid of some program.   But it still doesn't sleep.  if I close the lid at night it stay on all night with thw fan running.
    Any help, information will be helpful.
    Thanks

    Redwizard wrote:
    Went to apple store genus bar thye changed some settings and got rid of some program.   But it still doesn't sleep.  if I close the lid at night it stay on all night with thw fan running.
           Bring it right back to the Apple store and tell them what they did to try to fix the problem did not work..  They are responsible for fixing it since it is still under warranty.

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    I'm new to this site. I have a 2009 mackbook air. It developed vertical lines on a white screen. I thought it was the video processess. I replaced the logic board and booted the machine to discover the same issue. As I was closing the lid, I noticed the screen came back to normal with log in window. You have to hold the lid in the twisted position to make contact. Does anyone know the problem?

    nicky3477 wrote:
    I guess I meant to say dispay. I've tried every position to fully open. Nothing works but twisting the upper half to make contact. Weird! Delamination?
    twisting the upper half to make contact. ...........  with what? The bottom chassis, or does not the display assy. close flush and even with the lower chassis.
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    My partner's goes to sleep instantly, mine takes about 30 seconds - most obvious difference is that I have MS Office installed (but not running).  I've tried resetting SMC but no benefit.  Help would be much appreciated.

    No, nothing whatsoever.  Have just upgraded to the latest OS (10.8.2? Don't have the MacBook to hand, but was latest a few hours ago :-D), but hasn't helped.  Presumably some process is running that takes a while to close - but wary of closing down processes without knowing for sure what they're doing!
    In the *past* I had an external DVD drive attached - used it when installing MS Office - but hasn't been connected for months, and MacBook has been switched on and off and restarted several times since.
    Grateful for any help you can give!
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