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I open the lid of the laptop and the computer wakes up. I fill in my password and log in. I'm shown the desktop for a second and then the screen goes black. I then have to hit a key or two to wake it up again. Then I'm force to log in once more.

Anyone seen this? How can I fix it?

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This happens to me too! I'd love to see an answer. – ForeverWintr Apr 26 '13 at 22:21
Do you have a "hot corner" set to lock screen? I've had this happen and I've always blamed the mouse being left in that corner, but I haven't figured out if that's actually true. – Kevin Reid Apr 27 '13 at 15:42
@KevinReid The hot corner settings appear to be all empty :( – Honza Pokorny Apr 28 '13 at 0:13
@KevinReid It looks from your description that you cannot log in except momentarily, so how do you know the hot corner settings are empty? – Philip Kearns Jun 4 '13 at 21:26
@PhilipKearns I think you addressed the wrong person. – Kevin Reid Jun 4 '13 at 22:21

Make sure you dont have Log-In options enabled. If they are, disable them. It sounds like you might be running a Log-In option.

Check out this link to learn more about Log-In options.

EDIT: Since you don't have any log in options enabled, it sounds like it might just be a lag from the screen waking up.

Does this happen when you are attached to an external monitor as well? Or does it only occur when you open the lid?

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It looks like they are actually off. :( – Honza Pokorny Jun 11 '13 at 1:05

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