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Laptop does not go to hibernate or sleep

I've got an Acer Aspire E1-572G laptop which has two graphic cores...Radeon HD 8750M & Intel HD 4400 So! What does that have to do with my problem you may ask! My laptop doesn't go to hibernate, ...
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Laptop seems to be stuck in a boot sequence where it wants to boot from hiberfil.sys, which doesnt exist on the harddrive

So a friend of mine messed up his ASUS K70AB with windows 7 64bit laptop. Probably by closing the lid and removing the power too soon after. He asked if I could take a look at it so I went and tried a ...
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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 + ...
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1answer
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Can't bring laptop out of hibernation mode

A Windows 7 HP ProBook 6570b laptop is rebooting just after the HP logo appears during the boot process. This means the laptop reboots about 4 seconds after turning it on. The laptop had been ...
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Hibernation and sleep fails after upgrade to Windows 8.1

I experience exactly the same problem described in another post: my Samsung Ativ Pro PC regularly fails to hibernate and sometimes even sleep after upgrading to Win 8.1. The answer in the earlier post ...
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Laptop shuts off after disconnected from power. How can I fix this?

As the question says, whenever the laptop is disconnected/removed from the charger, it goes into hibernate mode and cannot be "woke up" until it's connected to the charger again. I've tried changing ...
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My laptop takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate

I've recently encountered a problem which is my notebook, lenovo ideapad z500 with windows 8.1 pro, takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate. When I click on shutdown item, the LCD is powered off ...
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Dell laptop doesn't wake from hibernation after installing Windows 8.1

My laptop worked flawlessly before upgrade to Windows 8.1 from 8. Now when I close the lid of my laptop and it goes into hibernation, it will not wake again. The LED lights seem to work properly but I ...
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Is it OK to make changes in an external hard drive that was plugged in a hibernated laptop?

Let's say I did these things: I plugged an external hard drive to a laptop With it plugged, I open and work on documents stored in the external hard drive Then I hibernate the laptop with the ...
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1answer
344 views

Wake Up PC from Hibernate state

Is there a way to set a specified time for Wake Up of PC while it is Hibernated state. I want this feature in Windows 7, running in Dell Studio 1555 laptop.
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If I plug a hibernated hard-drive to another laptop, what will happen to the hibernated hard-drive?

This is nothing too tech-savvy like mounting... If I do these things: Put my laptop into "hibernate" state instead of shutting it down Open the back of the laptop (I mean something like this) Pull ...
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After hibernate, can't turn on laptop

I can't turn on laptop after hibernation. Usually one of power light is glowing when laptop is plugged with adapter. Even when it is not yet turned on, the light is glowing. This time, it is not ...
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1answer
223 views

Excel windows invisible when laptop comes back from sleep

I am using Excel 2013 via Office 365 and it's the damndest thing but when I put my laptop to sleep and it goes into hibernation when I resume windows all of my excel windows are invisible. They show ...
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3answers
994 views

Where can I stop windows 7 from hibernating on leaving the lid closed for a long time?

As asked. This is different from another similar question in that I already went to Control panel → Power options → Advanced settings and told windows to do nothing on lid close, both on and off ...
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1answer
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Laptop turning on from sleep and hibernate from wireless mouse, need it NOT to turn on the PC

My wireless mouse on my laptop keeps waking my PC which is no good when I am at school and its in my backpack burning up. This is what I have tried thus far: 1) I went to control panel > mouse ...
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0answers
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Is it safe to move a laptop in sleep or hibernate mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it safe to carry laptop around in sleep mode? Is carrying a laptop when it is in hibernate or sleep mode safe?
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684 views

Laptop comes out of hibernation at random times

I have a Sony Vaio VPCEB24FX laptop that will wake up from hibernation at random times on its own. It will be hours after I put it in hibernation. It has Windows 7 64-bit. I tried the command prompt ...
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1answer
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Laptop fails to boot after bios update

I have a Sony vaio s-series laptop. Yesterday its auto update software prompted me to download and apply a bios update. I did so, but elected not to restart straight away as I was busy doing stuff. ...
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What are the disadvantages of hibernating compared to shutdown?

After reading a few articles I learned that hibernate mode doesn't keep any hardware on but allows a faster boot combined with resuming whatever was opened. I'm planning to use only hibernation from ...
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How should I set up my dual-boot so that I can hibernate the secondary OS?

So, my previous setup was a triple-boot of Windows 7, wubi-integrated ubuntu, and then fedora on the last partition using LVM. I have tired of not being able to access my Windows files from ubuntu ...
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1answer
148 views

Would it harm a USB device (like an iPod) if it's plugged in while a laptop goes into sleep or hibernate mode?

I have my iPod syncing/charging right now. Is it safe to keep the device plugged into the laptop via the USB cable and close the lid and allow it to go into sleep or hibernate mode?
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How can I get my computer to allow hibernate again?

My computer used to allow me to hibernate. Then my System Admins installed full disk encryption and it does not give me the option now. I know it is not a domain restriction because two of my ...
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2answers
488 views

External monitor goes blank after resuming from hibernation in Windows 7

I have a Dell Vostro 3450 laptop connected via HDMI to an external monitor. Windows 7 is configured to use only this external monitor, disabling and turning off the laptop screen. This setup works ...
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1answer
509 views

Lenovo R61: Cannot shutdown/hibernate

Using a Lenovo R61, anytime I shutdown/hibernate the laptop restarts. Experience this problem on windows 7,8,Ubuntu Changes immediately before the problem started: Basically I have 2 HDD's, say ...
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1answer
920 views

Why do I get the “dumping physical memory” screen after hibernation?

Lately I've been getting the dreaded blue screen "Dumping physical memory" after I try to restart my laptop from the hibernation state. I then have to restart the machine to get it operating again. ...
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2answers
897 views

Computer freezes during hibernate

For the last 2 days, if i get my latop to hibernate, it gets to the screen where it says 'Preparing to hibernate' and then it stays there, nothing happens. I had to take out the power cord, and it ...
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How to troubleshoot suspend and hibernate in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu Lucid installed on a Panasonic Toughbook CF-29. Most things work well, but, under Gnome, suspend and hibernate do not work. Interestingly, in Xubuntu, hibernate does work. So my ...
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1answer
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Not recognizing second monitor after hibernate (Windows 7, Dell D630 laptop)

I have a Dell Latitude D630 laptop which I've recently updated to Windows 7 64-bit. (The Dell site confirms that it's Windows-7-compatible.) Normally it lives in a docking station with a second ...
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dell E6500 laptop will not hibernate/standby

I am using a Dell E6500 laptop with windows XP on it, it was originally tagged/installed with Windows Vista. My issue is, when I close the lid, it will not either Hibernate or Standby. If I close ...
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3answers
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How does increasing RAM effect laptop battery life on standby?

Just a simple theoretical question: Does increasing the amount of physical RAM on a laptop affect the battery life while in standby? I always thought the only real difference between hibernate and ...
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4answers
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Should I always hibernate instead of shutting down?

I'm using Windows XP and I hate the long start up time when I shut down and then turn on my laptop. However if I hibernate instead of shutting down it starts up much faster. Are there any harmful ...
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Is it sleeping or hibernating?

Simple question, when I close the lid on my laptop, is it suspending to RAM or to disk? If it depends on the laptop, than how can I find out? EDIT:Running Windows vista and 7 RTM on dual boot.
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What is the impact of leaving a laptop in “sleep” mode (while on battery power)? [closed]

How much battery would leaving my laptop at "sleep" mode consume? is the consumption low enough so that it would be safe to leave the laptop sleeping at nights regularily and using it tommorow? ...
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2answers
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Where do I setup Windows 7 to not hibernate when laptop's lid is closed?

Where do I setup Windows 7 to not hibernate when laptop's lid is closed?
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6answers
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Laptop starts up by itself after being in Hibernate

I have a dual boot Windows Vista Basic/Ubuntu KDE4 compaq laptop. when I have put the laptop into hibernation from windows I sometimes find that it will turn itself back on. Any ideas what causes ...