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  1. centscotsman

    centscotsman Thread Starter

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    can any one help here pleae ? freind had a new hard drive installed on her hp- - - not sure of model number she was given instalation discs etc she has done all the stuff to install when the pc reboots for the first time she gets a message on screen saying going to sleep no chance to do any thing no desktop or task bar etc could this be a bios problem ? advise welcome here
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    Will it reboot at all ? Have you tried safe mode ?
     
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    it dosnt get as far as safe mode option dont get the chance to do any thing it says its going to sleep cant ba a virus i dont think as its never been on the net yet
     
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    Seems to be in sleep mode here.

    Could also be possible that the Video card is slightly unseated or the monitor. You could also remove the cmos battery for about 3 to 4 minutes to clear the cmos then replace it and try.
     
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    can i ask how do we wake it up ? is it a bios prob ?
     
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    thx will try the ideas thx a lot
     
  7. mobo

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    Also verify the hard drive is Jumpered properly (master / slave)
     
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