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My computer keeps going to sleep and won't wake up

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#1 Sam the Ham

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Posted 08 August 2009 - 05:17 PM

My computer (Desk Top Lenovo) has started going into what I think is sleep mode if I walk away for a few hours. It used to wake up when I touched any key. Now it sounds like H/D starts up but then shuts down after a few seconds and then I need to shut off computer and restart it. I downloaded PC tools Spyware Doctor a few days ago and it scanned the H/D and other than some low level junk it reported no viruses found. It did work OK for 2 days after me downloading the PC tools software and running it but I have been trying so many things that I am not sure what actually help it for those couple days. I also ran the disk cleanup from Windows accessories and I had a lot of junk and it took care of that. I am not sure where to go from here other than take in to one of the local computer stores to figure it out. I thought I would give this a shot before doing that. Oh, I checked the device list to see if there were any conflicts and there were none showing. My email is:removed TIA, Sam in S.E. Michigan

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Posted 09 August 2009 - 05:23 PM

Try reinstalling your video driver.

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