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Sleep/Hibernate Issues?!


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#1 HijackThat

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 02:17 AM

Laptop: Asus 14" U43F Bamboo Core i5 Notebook

  • Treated me great so far, few virsus, some heating issues, etc.

Issue: about a month ago I started to notice that when I shut my laptop, which is almost exclusively how I stop using my computer, it fails to sleep like it always did in the past. Now everytime I turn back on my laptop it takes me to the "unexpected shutdown" safemode type screen, I hit normal startup and it prompts me to check for solutions, which never bares fruit and luckily both Explorer and Word save recent work, otherwise I would have been writing this post a lot earlier.  Also fyi, my power option settings have remained the same throughout this problem and since I first tweeked them when I first bought this computer years ago.

 

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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 07:48 PM

What you could do is simulate closing the lid and see what happens. Laptops which offer the 'Hibernate on closing the lid' option have a switch which is operated by a protrusion in the lid entering a small hole in the base, usually mounted close to the line of the hinge. I would suggest activating this switch with a pencil tip or similar and watch the screen to see what it does.

 

I will admit that this is not an option I am fond of for two reasons. One is that I was taught to switch computers off, not put them to sleep; and second, my wife brought her ( then nearly brand new ) laptop home from work one day in a nearly melted condition - it hadn't gone into hibernate !

 

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Chris Cosgrove






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