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  1. Markhz

    Laptop restarts on lid close instead of sleep?

    Hello, I've recently been having trouble with my laptop (Asus model Q302LA) shutting down when the lid is closed (or restarting when it is opened?) rather than sleeping. I have gone into sleep settings and Power Button settings, and all actions (close lid, press power button) set to "Sleep". In...
  2. Markhz

    laptop refuses to sleep, always restarts on lid close

    Hello, I've recently been having trouble with my laptop (Asus model Q302LA) shutting down when the lid is closed (or restarting when it is opened?) rather than sleeping. I have gone into sleep settings and Power Button settings, and everything is set to "Sleep". In Advanced Power Settings, I've...
  3. E

    How Do I Wake Up Sleeping Beauty?

    ...and no, a kiss doesn't work. Yuck. I have a Gateway MD7818u laptop, vintage 2008, originally built for Windows Vista and upgraded, sequentially, to Win 7, Win 8, and Win 10. It has 4 GB RAM and the original 500 GB HDD has been replaced by a 1 TB drive; I used the extra space to install...
  4. SlickStretch

    AC causing computer with UPS to go to sleep?

    Sometimes when the air conditioner in my window kicks on, my PC goes to sleep. Why? The PC is using a UPS. (APC Back-UPS 600) Shouldn't it prevent this? PowerChute says it has switched over to battery a few times due to electrical noise. I'm assuming that's when the AC kicked on and the PC went...
  5. C

    Password Lock Computer While Watching Netflix???

    Is there a way to password lock my computer while I'm falling asleep to Netflix so that no one else can use it? I want to be able to fall asleep to the lights/colors/sounds, but if someone in my house takes my computer before it falls asleep and after I'm asleep, I don't want them to be able to...
  6. S

    Computer shuts down when waking up from sleep

    My (desktop, not laptop) computer shuts down when I wake it up from sleep. I've been working, I leave. The computer goes to sleep. Come back later, the CPU power light is on and the monitor off as it should be in sleep. You touch the keyboard to wake it up, the power light goes from blue to...
  7. DrYattz

    emachines EL1360G Screen Sleep >>> Coma

    When I start this PC, it works fine until it has been inactive and the screen "goes to sleep." Then, the power stays on, but the screen is black, and no keystrokes of mouse moves can revive it. I must power down and back up again to get the computer operating. My nephew says I'm probably...
  8. P

    Solved Windows 7 Update Disabled Sleep, Hibernate, and maybe Fn Key

    The newest Windows 7 Update to my computer has disabled Sleep and Hibernate, and the Fn key apparently stopped working too. I don't know the Update KB #s of the updates, but it was one generic "security update" 32something, and a malicious software removal tool. Previously I had my computer...
  9. D

    Intermittent sleep issue - Asus Zenbook

    Hi! I have an Asus Zenbook UX301LA which has a very annoying problem. Sometimes after the laptop goes into sleep mode (after closing the lid, inactivity, ...), I am not able to turn it back on. The power led is blinking, and the power button is not responding. If I however hit space (or any...
  10. M

    Laptop restarts every time it wakes up from sleep

    Hello everyone. So since a few days my laptop has been acting strangely. Every time my laptop goes to sleep or I close the lid it restarts when I press a key or open the lid again. I have no idea what is triggering this. I tried resetting my laptop, but every time I do so my laptop restarts...
  11. LeviK

    Solved Blue screen instead of screensaver

    Hello, LeviK here; I had this issue with my older computer set up (Acer Aspire M5620 + BenQ G2400W) and I am now having it again with a combination of Asus ROG G20 + BenQ G2400W (desktop + monitor). At first I figured it might be something with the PC itself, but after swapping I noticed the...
  12. Yaman1996

    mouse freezes after wake up from sleep mode

    hi there guys. it's my first time here, i'll make it simple and quick, thanks in advance. so i got a new USB mouse couple days ago and i noticed that when the laptop goes to sleep and then wake up the cursor freezes and the only way to make it move again is to unplug and replug the mouse again...
  13. H

    Lenovo y700 screen doesn't wake up from sleep

    Hello, I have a lenovo y700 on Windows 10 and when I put my laptop to sleep, I am able to turn it back on. But sometimes the screen stays black and the keyboard lights are on. Such that the computer did start up but the screen doesn't want to. The only way I am able to fix this is buy putting...
  14. jonow

    Solved Windows 10 slow to shutdown and sleep

    I am having trouble with my laptop running Windows 10. I have an SSD so the computer takes only a few seconds to start up; however, shutting down or going to sleep can take 5 or more minutes. What is odd, hibernation is almost instantaneous. This issue has been going on since I first did a...
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