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laptop crashes in sleep mode

  1. #1


    Matt H Guest

    laptop crashes in sleep mode

    Hi,
    Ive had my laptop 3 months, An Acer travelmat 5720G. Always been fine until
    the last 2 days, when I close the lid or hit the sleep button it enters sleep
    mode as it should but will not wake up, the power light remains on but what
    ever I do It doesnt wake. I have to hold power button down the cut the power
    and reboot. Ive checked the power options and reloaded their default settins
    but nothing works! Please help!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Mark L. Ferguson Guest

    Re: laptop crashes in sleep mode

    The hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature in Windows Vista may
    become unavailable after you use the Disk Cleanup Tool :
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928897

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    "Matt H" <Matt H @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    > Hi,
    > Ive had my laptop 3 months, An Acer travelmat 5720G. Always been fine
    > until
    > the last 2 days, when I close the lid or hit the sleep button it enters
    > sleep
    > mode as it should but will not wake up, the power light remains on but
    > what
    > ever I do It doesnt wake. I have to hold power button down the cut the
    > power
    > and reboot. Ive checked the power options and reloaded their default
    > settins
    > but nothing works! Please help!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Matt H Guest

    Re: laptop crashes in sleep mode

    Can I Re activate the feature if so?

    "Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

    > The hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature in Windows Vista may
    > become unavailable after you use the Disk Cleanup Tool :
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928897
    >
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    >
    > Mark L. Ferguson
    >
    > .
    > "Matt H" <Matt H @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:6653979A-5999-4CBC-9F63-A5E0B41624DE@xxxxxx

    > > Hi,
    > > Ive had my laptop 3 months, An Acer travelmat 5720G. Always been fine
    > > until
    > > the last 2 days, when I close the lid or hit the sleep button it enters
    > > sleep
    > > mode as it should but will not wake up, the power light remains on but
    > > what
    > > ever I do It doesnt wake. I have to hold power button down the cut the
    > > power
    > > and reboot. Ive checked the power options and reloaded their default
    > > settins
    > > but nothing works! Please help!
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Matt H Guest

    Re: laptop crashes in sleep mode

    Can I re activate this feature?

    "Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

    > The hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature in Windows Vista may
    > become unavailable after you use the Disk Cleanup Tool :
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928897
    >
    > --
    > Was this helpful? Then click the "Yes" Ratings button. Voting helps the web
    > interface.
    > http://www.microsoft.com/wn3/locales...APostAsHelpful
    >
    > Mark L. Ferguson
    >
    > .
    > "Matt H" <Matt H @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:6653979A-5999-4CBC-9F63-A5E0B41624DE@xxxxxx

    > > Hi,
    > > Ive had my laptop 3 months, An Acer travelmat 5720G. Always been fine
    > > until
    > > the last 2 days, when I close the lid or hit the sleep button it enters
    > > sleep
    > > mode as it should but will not wake up, the power light remains on but
    > > what
    > > ever I do It doesnt wake. I have to hold power button down the cut the
    > > power
    > > and reboot. Ive checked the power options and reloaded their default
    > > settins
    > > but nothing works! Please help!
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Mark L. Ferguson Guest

    Re: laptop crashes in sleep mode

    Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Accessories.
    2. Right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. If you
    are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the
    password, or click Continue.
    3. Type powercfg -h on, and then press ENTER.

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    Mark L. Ferguson


    "Matt H" wrote:

    > Can I re activate this feature?
    >
    > "Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:
    >

    > > The hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature in Windows Vista may
    > > become unavailable after you use the Disk Cleanup Tool :
    > > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928897
    > >
    > > --
    > > Was this helpful? Then click the "Yes" Ratings button. Voting helps the web
    > > interface.
    > > http://www.microsoft.com/wn3/locales...APostAsHelpful
    > >
    > > Mark L. Ferguson
    > >
    > > .
    > > "Matt H" <Matt H @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:6653979A-5999-4CBC-9F63-A5E0B41624DE@xxxxxx

    > > > Hi,
    > > > Ive had my laptop 3 months, An Acer travelmat 5720G. Always been fine
    > > > until
    > > > the last 2 days, when I close the lid or hit the sleep button it enters
    > > > sleep
    > > > mode as it should but will not wake up, the power light remains on but
    > > > what
    > > > ever I do It doesnt wake. I have to hold power button down the cut the
    > > > power
    > > > and reboot. Ive checked the power options and reloaded their default
    > > > settins
    > > > but nothing works! Please help!
    > >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Synapse Syndrome Guest

    Re: laptop crashes in sleep mode

    "Matt H" <MattH@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:088DF102-8488-4485-ADBD-B74D95E67856@xxxxxx

    >> The hybrid sleep feature and the hibernation feature in Windows Vista may
    >> become unavailable after you use the Disk Cleanup Tool :
    >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928897
    >>
    > Can I re activate this feature?
    >
    Enable Hibernation at the command prompt (run as admin) with "powercfg -h
    on"

    ss.



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #7


    Bob Guest

    Re: laptop crashes in sleep mode

    Go to Advance Power Settings.

    Set hard drive to turn off a minute or 2 before sleep.

    Set Hybrid and Hibernate modes to "Never"

    Under USB settings select "Disable"

    Under Multimedia select "Allow ....."

    "Matt H" <Matt H @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:6653979A-5999-4CBC-9F63-A5E0B41624DE@xxxxxx

    > Hi,
    > Ive had my laptop 3 months, An Acer travelmat 5720G. Always been fine
    > until
    > the last 2 days, when I close the lid or hit the sleep button it enters
    > sleep
    > mode as it should but will not wake up, the power light remains on but
    > what
    > ever I do It doesnt wake. I have to hold power button down the cut the
    > power
    > and reboot. Ive checked the power options and reloaded their default
    > settins
    > but nothing works! Please help!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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