5
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2answers
392 views

Sleep Freezes Laptop

My laptop freezes when it automatically goes to sleep (or hibernate) due to Control Panel's Power Options settings. I can not get the laptop to wakeup by pressing any keys including Control + Alt + ...
1
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0answers
102 views

PC can't recover from “Turn off display after 5 mins”

My power settings is set to turn off display after 5mins. Occasionally my PC can't seem to wake up from this. The monitor is just black with its led indicator blinking. The keyboard and mouse's lights ...
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1answer
368 views

Computer becomes unresponsive during sleep

I have a strange issue with my personal computer. My computer becomes completely unresponsive if it sits idle long enough to trigger sleep mode. It shuts off output to my monitors and while the LEDs ...
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0answers
2k views

Windows 8 desktop pc won't wake up / freezes

There are a few questions about win 8 laptops having sleep problems. Mine is a desktop (so power options with batteries and such don't apply) and also my issue might be different. My system is only ...
1
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0answers
254 views

Win7 Pro x64 task manager hangs when restarting explorer.exe after waking from sleep

I have a desktop running Windows 7 x64 Pro, set for Hybrid Sleep on a wired network. Wakeup is only enabled from the keyboard (wake on mouse and Wake-On-LAN are both disabled). Sometimes when it ...
1
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0answers
421 views

Windows 7 hangs after going into sleep a second time

I've searched everywhere around Google and can't figure out why this is happening so I decide to ask here to see if anyone has a problem like this. Like it says in the title, whenever I sleep ONCE ...
1
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1answer
742 views

Why does my computer freeze randomly and then power button not respond?

My computer has this problem where it will randomly freeze and can only be turned off by a hard power off (i.e. I have to flip the power supply switch, the power button won't respond). The power ...
0
votes
1answer
563 views

w520 sleep freeze

This laptop is driving me crazy. Sometimes when I instruct it to go to sleep (by closing the lid or pressing hotkey on keyboard). It either doesn't respond to the commandThe screen goes black but it ...
8
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2answers
6k views

Why does Windows 7 mouse freeze after resuming from sleep?

A similar question previously posted at Super User is Why Does My Windows 7 PC Freeze After Waking from Sleep?, but none of the previous answers intially appeared to solve my problem or were the same ...
0
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1answer
289 views

Why can't I physically access my machine after a remote session?

I have a Dell Optiplex 960 desktop running Windows 7 64-bit at work. I typically leave it locked rather than logged off when I go home, so that I'm able to remote in from home and continue working if ...
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4answers
4k views

How do I diagnose the cause of a freeze after resuming in Windows XP (SP3)?

I have just built a new computer from parts. Whenever I resume from any sleep mode (S1, S3 or S4) the computer freezes within about 60 seconds of the welcome screen appearing. At this point the ...
2
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2answers
297 views

XP freeze problem

XP freezes after waking up from sleep. no mouse, no keyboard. Any ideas?
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1answer
1k views

Windows 7 stuck after wake up - have tried several things already

My new PC (Intel Core Quad Q8400 2.66GHz, 2GB RAM) came with Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit. It will wake up with a wireless keyboard after hibernation or suspend but it gets stuck there. It doesn't seem ...
3
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2answers
2k views

Why might a Macbook Pro be freezing on resume from sleep?

My Macbook Pro (17" 2.2 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, OS X 10.4.11) often locks up when it resumes from sleep. I usually know I'm in trouble when the display brightness doesn't adjust right away. Then it ...
3
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1answer
4k views

How do I stop Ubuntu from hanging due to processes going into 'disk sleep'?

I'm using Ubuntu 9.04 64 bit on an AMD. It regularly hangs for a few minutes at a time when some of the processes's CPU usage % goes into 'disk sleep'. During that time I can't start new programs and ...