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Computer Not Booting After Sleep Mode

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by bauer24, Feb 14, 2010.

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  1. bauer24

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    Hi,

    I currently have a genuine 64bit version of Windows 7, it's installed on my brand new PC with an Intel Q9550, ATI XFX 4890 graphics card, 4gb RAM. The PC is connected to my BenQ monitor with a DVI output. Earlier today i accidentally put my computer into sleep mode, my brother not knowing it was on sleep mode, turned the PC on/off from the mains and noticed it was not booting fully.

    The computer powers on, there is no "beep" and i get a message on the monitor saying no signal detected . The mouse and keyboard are not working during boot up. I have tried resetting and shutting down, but the problem remains. I hope i don't have to format as i have not backed up the data for some time.


    Thank You.
     
  2. Mumbodog

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    Try clearing the cmos, consult your mobo manual on how to do this.

    After doing this you may need to enter the bios and set the date and time, and any custom settings you may have had.

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  3. bauer24

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    thanks for the reply, would clearing the cmos require access to the bios menu? if yes, it can't be done as i can't access anything, upon bootup i get a blank screen
     
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    Clearing the cmos does not require access to the bios, if it is a desktop PC, unplug the power cord and open the PC, remove the cmos battery from the motherboard for a few minutes, reinsert it.

    There are other methods, that is why you should consult the mobo owners manual for the proper method.

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  5. vicks

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    I believe, that if you disconnect all power and open the computer, remove the CMOS battery for a few minutes, then reinsert it, this clears it. That is why you would need to reset the date/time and any other special settings you have.
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  6. bauer24

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    Thank for the replies, appreciate any help. I've contacted the vendor from whom i purchased the PC from, and they suggested re-inserting the RAM or graphics card. I Forgot to add when i switch the PC on, it automatically shutdowns, and powers on again to a blank screen saying signal not detected.

    where exactly is the battery on the motherboard? Should in un-earth myself beforehand?
     
  7. vicks

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    When you look inside the 'box' it is a little thin battery about the size of a quarter. Usually pretty easy to see.
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  8. bauer24

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    I followed the guide on the motherboard manual, and the computer now boots normally into windows 7, thanks so much for helping me out :)
     
  9. Mumbodog

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    Glad we could help.

    You are welcome from all of us.

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