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The following are all Windows 7 64 bit Business edition computers.

I have a PC (lets call it "PC1") that I remotely access now and again using Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) on my laptop downstairs. Sometimes when I physically go back to sit at PC1, the screen is black and there is no way for me to wake it into life, no login screen or anything - the PC is still on and I am always forced to do a hard reboot. What can I do to stop this happening, it's really annoying.

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There is a known issue which is similar, see here for the workarounds. And vote the issue up!

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I have this problem too, but the link is now dead (I guess it worked when the answer was first posted). Can anyone supply a working link, or describe what was in the page the link led to? – Joe Apr 25 '12 at 7:15
Sorry, I can't find the link or remember the issue. In the future I'll take care to copy the points into the post. – Christopher Edwards May 2 '12 at 19:57

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