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Black screen when macbook returns from sleep

I have a macbookpro unibody late 2008 15p and use OS X Lion, 10.7.3. I use always an external monitor and close the lid. When I finish my work day I put the macbook in sleep mode and it switches off. ...
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Prevent laptop with external monitor from reverting to built-in screen after waking from sleep

I have a new HP Mini Note running Windows 7 Starter. It mostly stays on the desktop with an external widescreen and whenever I'm not using it I close the lid, thus putting it to sleep. Now more often ...
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Wake screen after scheduled task wakes computer

Trying to create an alarm of sorts. Task runs fine, computer wakes up from sleep fine, but the screen's black till there's user input. Anyway I can get the screen to light up upon waking?
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How can I prevent mouse clicks during Ubuntu screensaver from actually clicking the UI (for a touchscreen terminal)

This might be a dumb question... I've got a touchscreen terminal set up for inventory tracking in my store. I have a screensaver set up on it that appears after 2 minutes with a generic "touch the ...
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Banning certain programs from using wake from sleep

Is it possible to ban a particular program from waking up the computer from sleep on Windows 7. The media center update is becoming really irritating turning my computer on all the time.
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Windows 8.1 Preview keeps waking up the computer

I have Windows 8.1 Preview installed, and I prefer not to power my computer down but instead put it on sleep. However, I always have to make it sleep twice. The first time I click 'sleep', the ...
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Windows 7 wakes immediately from sleep - no wake history

I have 64-bit Windows 7 Pro installed on a OCZ Vertex 3 SSD. The machine automatically wakes straight up from sleep, whether it happens when after the timeout set in power settings for sleep, or when ...
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how to disable an RTC alarm in linux (once sheduled)

RTC alams are working great for waking up my system when I want to record a program, but if I decide that I don't want my system to wake when it is scheduled to, I'm finding it hard to disable that ...
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Win7 becomes unstable after waking from sleep and trying to access esata drive

I have the following problem: I have a HTPC at home which is only used for its Mediacenter but since recently has an esata storage enclosure to record all its data to. The esata enclosure has a ...
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Laptop will not properly go to sleep or wake up from sleep mode

I have a Toshiba A505 laptop with Windows 7 SP1 and Nvidia Geforce 310M with driver version 266.58. The issue I am having is that the laptop doesn't always properly go to sleep or properly wake from ...
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unable to wake up windows 8.1 pro from sleep, it shows only black screen

I m unable to wake up my windows 8.1 pc from sleep mode on scheduled time, it always shows black screen on waking and hangs on it,no mouse or keyboard keys works, I have to only restart. please ...
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Terminal Command to Check if Mac Book Pro Lids Closed

I'm running OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). I was wondering if there was a terminal command to check if the macbook pro's lid is currently closed. The reason I ask is because I have cron jobs scheduled ...
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wake laptop over hdmi from tv?

I have XBMC setup on my laptop, which is connected to my tv via an HDMI cable. On the laptop I am running ubuntu 13.10. Would it be possible to have my laptop sleep and wake depending on whether the ...
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Computer waking up from sleep in frequent intervals, no solution found yet

I have an Asus laptop (Q501LA) with Windows 8.1 installed (upgraded from Windows 8). Throughout the day when the laptop is on, it wakes up by itself from sleep. This problem has occurred both in ...
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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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DELL laptop takes for ever to change to “sleep” mode and when wakes up doesn't recognize the wireless keyboard and mouse

I used to have a problem when I try to make my laptop go to "sleep" mode. it took few min to complete the task. another issue was that when I connected the Laptop to the Docking station and wake up ...
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Laptop takes 1-2min for network connection to start on wakeup, even when wired

The first thing I did after purchasing an HP Pavilion dv6, was replacing the HD with an SSD and installing Windows 7 Home Premium on it (I'm not sure if the issue occurred with the original drive). ...
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Windows 7 stopped waking up from sleep all of a sudden

I have been using Windows 7 64 bit for a few months now. My niece has been visiting and playing on the computer. Yesterday, when i pressed my keyboard button, it did not wake up from sleep. It ...
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Remote shell every N seconds on macbook pro while lid is closed?

I would like my macbook to connect via a reverse shell to my server while the lid is closed. Can I wake it up from sleep every N seconds/minutes and try to connect, and if no connection is ...
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Can't disable wake-on-mouse

I have Windows 7 installed on Asus M4A785-T MBO. In BIOS, power settings are set to S3 (ACPI), and there is no S4 option. Wake on (lan, keyboard, mouse, etc.) - all of these are disabled in BIOS. ...
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EloTouch touchscreen suspends correctly but does not come out of standby on Ubuntu 10.04

I am using an EloTouch touchscreen on a minimal Ubuntu 10.04 installation. I have a bare Xserver running without any desktop environment, just an xterm. The touchscreen is working great, but there is ...
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Wake on LAN - configuration, no response for magic packet

I have server with Ubuntu 12. Motherboard - p5kpl-am in/roem/si, Processor - E6600, Erthernet card - TP-link tg-3269, Integrated ethernet card - is disabled Ethernet card and motherboard are ...
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How to disable Avira from waking up my laptop for updating?

Apparently I found that my laptop stays woken up in the morning. I checked that each day it woke up after 6 hrs. sleeping. Small investigation led me to the Avira antivirus settings to update the ...
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Stop laptop from resuming from sleep by opening the lid

I'm using a Dell Inspiron N411z. When I open the lid, the laptop automatically resumes from sleep. I don't want this behaviour. I want to manually press the power button to wake it up. Is there a way ...
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Task Scheduler Not Waking PC Extended hours of Sleep

I have configured Tasks Scheduler to wake up Windows/PC at certain times; however, the computer does not wake up after extended hours of sleep. If I change the trigger configuration time to: Sleep ...
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Why laptop resumes when other device is powered on?

I've got 2 laptops (quite new) on different power supplies. Both works strange. The First one is resumed when power strip (laptop is plugged in the power strip) is switched on. The second one is ...
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Grey screen after Kubuntu wake-up from sleep

After my Kubuntu wakes up from sleep mode, the screen is grey and the only thing I can do is to turn power off. I can't even go to console using Ctrl+Alt+F1. How to make wake-up work correctly? It ...