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Does anyone have a possible fix to this problem? My thinkpad w520 has had this problem for over a year. It doesn't always occur, but usually when I leave the computer in standby from more than a few hours, the screen will turn black after signing into Windows. It will stay black for very roughly, a minute. If I leave the computer on standby for shorter periods of time, I won't see this problem.

I've tried, but to no avail:

  • turning off screensaver
  • disabling CPU deeper sleep
  • disabling hybrid sleep
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Have you checked if there are any video driver updates available? – Karan Jun 16 '13 at 3:14
Yeah, I've checked, and I'm at the latest provided. – barrrista Jan 3 '14 at 22:52

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