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Can't get out of power saving mode

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#1 AlexandraMW


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Posted 14 March 2013 - 10:41 AM

My desktop keeps going into power saving mode while I'm using the computer, and it won't stop until I reset the computer. Today it got to the point that it did it three times in a half hour, so I finally shut it down for a while and then rebooted it into safe mode. Now it's working fine, but I suspect it'll start up again if I go into normal mode.

I did a quick Google search and found that most of the time, this seems to be a video card/driver issue, but Windows told me I already have the best driver update, so I don't know what to do.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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#2 smax013


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Posted 16 March 2013 - 06:37 PM

You might try reverting to a slightly older version of the video card driver and see if that helps.  While generally you want to run the "latest and greatest" version of drivers (and other software), sometimes the newest version of video card drivers introduce "problems".

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